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  1. Amazing Macro Photos Of Animal Eyes

    Photographer Suren Manvelyan has produced an amazing collection of photographs of eyes over the last couple of years.  He started with a phenomenal set of images from human eyes and has now expanded his collections to include 3 sets of animal eyes. Part 1, Part 2 and now Part 3. Spending some time looking through […]

    Sep 29, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  2. NIH/NEI Audacious Goals Brochure

    The NIH/NEI Audacious Goals Initiative (AGI) brochure is being distributed to researchers as well as public and private funding agencies and advocacy groups for an effort to fund vision research and vision rescues to regenerate portions of the retina that are lost in disease. From the brochure: “The AGI began with the Audacious Goals Challenge, […]

    Sep 26, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  3. Seminar: Circadian Dysfunction In The Pathogenesis Of Diabetic Retinopathy

    Maria Grant, Professor and Marilyn K. Glick Senior Chair, from the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine will be delivering a seminar in the Moran Eye Center auditorium on “A Broken Clock: Circadian Dysfunction In The Pathogenesis Of Diabetic Retinopathy” on Wednesday, October 1st […]

    Sep 20, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  4. Why Do We Have Blind Spots… And How To See The Blood Vessels Inside Your Own Eye

    A Lo-Fi video, but largely correct and a pretty well done explanation of why we have blind spots in our eyes and the general physiological reason for why we don’t typically “see” or notice our blind spots.

    Sep 17, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  5. A Different Lens

    Jery October has put together a supercut/short film of a montage of eyes in cinema set to Jackson Browne’s Doctor My Eyes.  The short was edited by Bob Joyce and presented at the Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards ceremony which benefitted The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. It starts with City Lights, one of […]

    Sep 13, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  6. Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research

    BECKMAN-ARGYROS AWARD IN VISION RESEARCH The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research. The BECKMAN-ARGYROS AWARD IN VISION RESEARCH is an annual award established in 2013 to honor and celebrate a decades-long friendship of two remarkable men, Dr. Arnold O. Beckman and Ambassador George L. Argyros, […]

    Sep 12, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  7. Upcoming VIG: September 18th @ NOON

    There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Hui Xu from the Yingbin Fu lab and Rebecca Pfeiffer from the Marc Lab.  Will be held on September 18th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Sep 10, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  8. New Webvision Chapter on Albinism by Don Creel

    We have a new chapter on Albinism in Webvision by Don Creel who describes the clinical picture of albinism along with some of the anatomy and electrophysiology of the visual and auditory systems.  

    Sep 6, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  9. Seminar: Inactivity of human β, β-carotene-9ʹ′, 10ʹ′-dioxygenase (BCO2) underlies retinal accumulation of the human macular carotenoid pigment

    Binxing Li, post-doc in Paul Bernstein’s lab will present a seminar at noon on Wednesday, September 10th in the Moran Eye Center auditorium on Inactivity of human β, β-carotene-9ʹ′, 10ʹ′-dioxygenase (BCO2) underlies retinal accumulation of the human macular carotenoid pigment. Abstract: The macula of the primate retina uniquely concentrates high amounts of the xanthophyll carotenoids lutein, zeaxanthin, and […]

    Sep 3, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  10. Seminar: Light Damage

    Jeannie Chen, Professor in the Department of Cell and Neurobiology, the Zikha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California will present a seminar at noon on Wednesday, September 17th in the Moran Eye Center auditorium on Light Damage. Abstract:  Excessive light exposure is known to harm the retina and exacerbates disease progression […]

    Sep 2, 2014 — Read more No Comments