Blackrock Microsystems Europe, in conjunction with the Ernst Strüngmann Institute, will be holding a MicroFlex Surgical Training Workshop in Frankfurt, Germany


January 17, 2018 from 9:00am – 5:30pm


Ernst Strüngmann Institute
Deutschordenstr. 46,
60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Hoffmanns Höfe
Heinrich-Hoffmann-Straße 3
60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Blackrock Microsystems will be holding a one-day surgical training course for the MicroFlex Array; a highly flexible, multi-site electrode that can be positioned anywhere in the brain of a primate or rat using a patent-pending mechanical attach/detach mechanism. The workshop will include the following instructional sessions:

  • Overview of MicroFlex electrode and review of specific applications (rodent recording, primate recording with small and large craniotomies)
  • Demonstration of MicroFlex implantation and recording by Dr. Chris Lewis, ETH Zurich (formerly of the ESI)
  • Hands-on MicroFlex implantation practice sessions

Registration is limited to 15 attendees, so please be sure to reserve your space as soon as possible. To register, please click on the “Register Now” link below to complete the registration form:

Register Now

A small fee of 100,00 € will be charged per attendee to cover lunch and the cost of the materials used in the workshop. Attendees will be responsible for their own travel and hotel accommodations. The Hoffmanns Höfe is offering discounted rooms for 72,00 € per night and includes breakfast. Note: that the Hoffmanns Höfe is only offering rooms for a limited time, so please act now.

Thank you for your continued support of Blackrock Microsystems and we look forward to seeing you in Frankfurt.

Your Blackrock Team


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