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  1. GFAP And Collagen IV In Retina

    Friend of Webvision, Gabriel Luna sent this laser confocal image of a wholemount from a normal mouse retina immuno-stained with anti-GFAP (red; astrocytes) and anti-Collagen IV (blue; blood vessels).  Gabe is out of the Steve Fisher and Geoff Lewis’s retinal cell biology group at UC Santa Barbara Neuroscience Research Institute. Thanks Gabe!    

    May 22, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  2. Seminar: Barry Willardson, Chaperone-mediated assembly of G protein complexes

    Barry Willardson, professor at Brigham Young University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will be delivering a seminar, Chaperone-mediated assembly of G protein complexes on May 29th, 2013 at 12:00 Noon in the John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium on the 1st floor.

    May 20, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  3. New Webvision Chapter: Evolution of Phototransduction, Vertebrate Photoreceptors and Retina

    After much work by a number of our contributors, not the least of whom is the author of this particular effort, we have a spectacular new addition to Webvision:  A section on the Evolution of Phototransduction, Vertebrate Photoreceptors and Retina by Trevor D. Lamb.  Be sure to check it out and let us know what you […]

    May 15, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  4. Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Nikko Ronquillo

    Nikko Ronquillo will be defending his dissertation on Wednesday, May 15th at 2:00pm in the Moran Eye Center auditorium on the 1st floor.  Nikko’s dissertation, performed in Wolfgang Baehr’s laboratory is on the Functional and morphological studies of the NPHP5 mouse model: insights into Senior-Løken Syndrome.    

    May 14, 2013 — Read more 1 Comment
  5. The Combined Effect With Erythropoietin And VEGF In Retinal Angiogenesis

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by  Zhihong Yang, Haibo Wang, Yanchao Jiang, Manabu Mccloskey and ME Hartnett.

    May 9, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  6. Retinal Metabolic Response to Cigarette Smoke

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Alexandra D. Butler, William D. Ferrell, Alex Woodell, Carl Atkinson, Baerbel Rohrer, Robert E. Marc and Bryan W. Jones. 

    May 7, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  7. Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) Identifies a Mutation in ALPK1 Responsible for a Novel, Autosomal Dominant Disorder of Vision Loss, Splenomegaly, and Pancytopenia

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Lloyd B. Williams, Chad D. Huff, Denise Morgan, Rosann Robinson, Margaux Morrison, Krista Kinard, George Rodgers, Kathleen B. Digre, Kathleen and Margaret DeAngelis.

    May 7, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  8. MRI of the Capsular Bag in Pseudophakic Human Donor Eyes

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Lawrence Strenk, Susan Strenk, Liliana Werner, Nick Mamalis.

    May 7, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  9. Constructive Retinal Plasticity After Selective Ablation of the Photoreceptors

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Corinne N. Beier, Bryan W. Jones, Philip Huie, Yannis M. Paulus, Daniel Lavinsky, Loh-Shan B. Leung, Hiroyuki Nomoto,  Robert E. Marc, Daniel V. Palanker, and Alexander Sher.

    May 7, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  10. Sparse Network Principles of GABAergic Amacrine Cell Heterocellular Coupling

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Crystal L. Sigulinsky, J. Scott Lauritzen, John V. Hoang, Carl B. Watt, Bryan W. Jones, James R. Anderson, Shoeb Mohammed and Robert E. Marc.

    May 6, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  11. Activation of Rap1 Prevents Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-Induced ROS Generation in RPE

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by  Haibo Wang, Manabu McCloskey, Erika S. Wittchen and ME Hartnett.

    May 6, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  12. Tiered Cross-Class Bipolar Cell Gap Junctional Coupling in the Rabbit Retina

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by J. Scott Lauritzen, John V. Hoang, Crystal Sigulinsky, Bryan W. Jones, James R. Anderson, Carl B. Watt, Shoeb Mohammed and Robert E. Marc.

    May 6, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  13. Pure Feedforward Amacrine Cells

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Robert E. Marc, Felix R. Vazquez-Chona, John V. Hoang, Crystal Sigulinsky, Carl B. Watt, Bryan W. Jones, James R. Anderson and J. Scott Lauritzen. 

    May 6, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  14. Light Transmittance of Explanted Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lenses with Surface Light Scattering

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Liliana Werner, Caleb Morris, Shannon Stallings, Erica Liu, Anne Floyd, Andrew Ollerton, Lisa Leishman, Zachary Bodnar, Marcia Ong and Ali Akinay.

    May 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  15. Candidate Gene Study of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants from the Neonatal Research Network

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by ME Hartnett, M Morrison, G Page, M Cotten, J Murray, M DeAngelis.

    May 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  16. Knockdown of Müller Cell Specific VEGF Reduces Retinal Neovascularization In A Rat Model of Retinopathy of Prematurity

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Yanchao Jiang, Manabu McCloskey, Haibo Wang, Zhihong Yang, Jeremy Strange, Tal Kafir, John G Flannery, Kenneth Greenberg, Scott Hammond and ME Hartnett.

    May 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  17. Retinal Remodeling in a Rat Model of the Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS)

    This abstract was presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Seattle, Washington by Steven J. Fliesler, Christopher C. Goulah, W. Drew Ferrell, Robert E. Marc and Bryan W. Jones.

    May 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  18. Leaving for ARVO 2013

    We are on our way to ARVO, 2013 in Seattle, Washington to participate in the largest gathering of vision scientists and clinicians in the world.  It’s the annual meeting of researchers presenting and discussing all things vision and ophthalmology and a large group from the Moran Eye Center will be going. Over the next few days, you will […]

    May 4, 2013 — Read more No Comments