Ken Berglund is an Assistant Professor in the Department of
Neurosurgery at the Emory University School of Medicine. Here, he also works as
a researcher in the Translational Neuro-Engineering Lab. His primary research
interest is in developing optogenetic tools for use in neuroscience research.
Examples of this work include genetic chloride indicators and
bioluminescence-driven channels/pumps, which he developed in order to view and
control neuron activity in rodent brains. Berglund has authored dozens of
publications during his career and holds memberships in the Society for
Neuroscience and The Japan Neuroscience Society.