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  1. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, 2011

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you from all of us at Webvision.  This image, a Christmas wreath created by Robert E. Marc is composed of 104 rod bipolar cell axonal fields from the world’s first complete connectome with synaptic level resolution.  Each bipolar cell in this field has been annotated from ultrastructural data […]

    Dec 24, 2011 — Read more 1 Comment
  2. Activated Müller Glia

    Friend of Webvision, Peter Westenskow in the Friedlander Laboratory sent us this beautiful image of activated Müller glia in a stressed mouse eye.  You can see the scar in the photoreceptor layer towards the top of the image.  The mouse line is VLDLR -/-.  These mice exhibit aberrant neovascular tufts that invade the ONL and eventually […]

    Dec 23, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  3. RD 2012: XVth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration Announcement

    We just received program notice of the XVth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration that will be held, July 16-20, 2012 Bad Gögging, Bavaria, Germany.

    Dec 12, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  4. Notable Paper: Acute vision in the giant Cambrian predator Anomalocaris and the origin of compound eyes

    Because knowing where we have come from with respect to the evolution of vision is so important, this paper by John R. Paterson, Diego C. García-Bellido, Michael S. Y. Lee, Glenn A. Brock, James B. Jago and Gregory D. Edgecombe gets our nod for a notable paper.  It does not hurt that I have a […]

    Dec 7, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  5. Optic Nerve Head

    Another amazing image sent to us by Gabriel Luna out of the Steve Fisher and Geoff Lewis’s retinal cell biology group at UC Santa Barbara Neuroscience Research Institute.  This image is of the optic nerve head of a normal mouse retina displaying the “glial tubes” formed by the astrocytic network (anti-GFAP; red).  Anti-GFP (green) and anti-Collagen IV (blue) which […]

    Dec 1, 2011 — Read more No Comments