Research leading to the development of a micro-optrode allowing optical and electrical recording from a single neuron in vivo was recognized as one of the top 10 discoveries of the year by Québec Science. Congratulations to Yoann Lechasseur and the whole team!
Original research article: LeChasseur Y, Dufour S, Lavertu G, Bories C, Deschênes M, Vallée R, De Koninck Y.A microprobe for parallel optical and electrical recordings from single neurons in vivo. Nat Methods. 2011 Apr;8(4):319-25. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.1572.