Founding developers Daniel Aharoni, Peyman Golshani, Alcino Silva, and Baljit Khakh
, and Khakh
Labs at the University of California, Los Angeles, with Daniel Aharoni
as main coordinator collaborated in the development of the Miniscope. Its design was pioneered by Mark Schnitzer's
Lab at Stanford and published in Nature Methods
in 2011. The UCLA miniscope community maintains a WiKi
to help disseminate this open source technology to the larger neuroscience community.