Mike Henninger

Mike Henninger received his Ph.D. in physics at MIT, working in the Synthetic Neurobiology group on a number of scalable neural interfacing concepts. Mike is a product of Northwestern University's Integrated Science Program, where he triple majored in physics, math, and integrated science. After graduating, he joined the Peace Corps and worked as a science teacher in Ghana for two years. Mike received a Hugh Hampton Young Memorial Fellowship and a NDSEG Graduate Fellowship. After finishing up his PhD, Mike went on to explore the startup scene.


Noninvasive optical inhibition with a red-shifted microbial rhodopsin

Nature Neuroscience | 2014

Chuong, A. S., Miri, M. L.*, Busskamp, V.*, Matthews, G.A.C.*, Acker, L.C.*, Soresnsen, A.T., Young, A., Klapoetke, N. C., Henninger, M.A., Kodandaramaiah, S.B., Ogawa, M., Ramanlal, S. B., Bandler, R. C., Allen, B. D., Forest, C.R., Chow, B.Y., Han, X., Lin, Y., Tye, K.M., Roska, B., Cardin, J.A., Boyden, E. S. (2014) Noninvasive optical inhibition with a red-shifted microbial rhodopsin, Nature Neuroscience 17:1123-1129. (*, equal contribution)