The great part about the advancement and exploration of optogenetics is that it is not exclusive to scientists! http://web.stanford.edu/group/dlab/optogenetics/ This link gives a detailed explanation of how you can recreate the experiment at home or school. It also provides information about the materials needed and a way to request that they be sent to you. Over 147 labs across the globe are currently in possession of these materials and furthering the exploration! So what are you waiting for?!