2018 MRS Sprring Meeting and Exhibit | Phoenix, Arizona

Tutorial SM06—Understanding Recording and Stimulation in Electrophysiology

Monday, April 02, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PCC West, 100 Level, Room 105 A

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Part I: Adam Williamson
Introduction to Neurons and Electrophysiology
From the biological source to the electrode interface—Physics of recording electrodes and stimulation.

8:45 am – 9:00 am


9:00 am – 9:30 am

Part II: Martin Baca
Analog and Digital Amplifiers in Electrophysiology
From the electrode interface to the columns of Data.

9:30 am – 9:45 am


9:45 am – 10:15 am   BREAK

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Part III: Antal Berényi
Amplipex Hardware and Software

Presentation of the Amplipex recording and stimulation system.

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Part IV:
Discussion and “Hands On”
Opening up the Amplipex recording and stimulation system, and seeing the above topics in physical detail. Recording from students/participants using EEG.

11:15 am – 11:45 am

Part V: Andrea Slezia
The Most Delicate 
In Vivo Recordings—Juxtacellular and Intracellular
Applications of recording and stimulation in vivo in the most delicate single cell experiments (and the challenges faced by the Hardware and Software).

11:45 am – 12:00 pm



  • Adam Williamson, UMR INSERM 1106, Aix-Marseille Université
  • Martin Baca, MR INSERM 1106, Aix-Marseille Université
  • Antal Berényi, University of Szeged
  • Andrea Slezia, MR INSERM 1106, Aix-Marseille Université

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