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  1. Vitreoretinal Lymphoma

    Vitreoretinal lymphoma is a form of central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma that often is misdiagnosed as uveitis, but is the most common form of intraocular lymphoma.  A proper diagnosis of vitreoretinal lymphoma requires the histological identification of lymphoma typed cells within the vitreous of the globe or retina which can be a trick due to […]

    Mar 26, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  2. Interesting Paper: Looking Inside A Trilobite Eye

    Trilobites were one of the most successful marine arthropods that lived from the Early Cambrian throughout the Devonian, finally going extinct in the Permian ages, a run of over 270 million years.  They are well represented in the fossil record and even the earliest forms had complex compound eyes much like modern arthropods.  These eyes […]

    Mar 21, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  3. Interesting papers: Light and vision in the deep-sea benthos

    Vision in fishes and crustaceans is a fascinating and understudied area.  In past decades, there were far more studies on the visual systems of sea-dwelling creatures, but with the push towards applied or translational research, the number of reports in these species have dropped off, much to our detriment as one never knows where the […]

    Mar 17, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  4. Seminar: Jason Shepherd, Cellular Mechanisms of Experience Dependent Plasticity in Mouse Visual Cortex

    Jason Shepherd, Assistant Professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah will be delivering a seminar titled “Cellular Mechanisms of Experience Dependent Plasticity in Mouse Visual Cortex” on March 19th at 12:00 in the John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium. Abstract:  A myriad of mechanisms have been suggested to account for the full richness of […]

    Mar 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments