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  1. Basic science: Bedrock of progress

      There is an excellent editorial in the 25 March 2016 edition of Science Magazine from Francis Collins et. al. re-stating the NIH position on support for basic science.  This is important for anyone applying to the NIH for grants as well as those reviewing NIH grants as the central question should be: “How much […]

    Mar 28, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  2. Faculty Opportunity Moran Eye Center

      The University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences invites applications for a full-time position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor (commensurate w/experience) in the field of visual system function and or/disease. Successful candidates are expected to establish a strong research program funded by federal sources (NIH, NSF), to strengthen the current research […]

    Mar 24, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  3. Store-Operated Calcium Entry In Müller Glia Is Controlled By Synergistic Activation Of TRPC And Orai Channels

    There is a new publication out in the Journal of Neuroscience (cover story) from Moran Eye Center scientists, Store-Operated Calcium Entry In Müller Glia Is Controlled By Synergistic Activation Of TRPC And Orai Channels authored by Tünde Molnár, Oleg Yarishkin, Peter Barabas, Anthony Iuso, Bryan William Jones, Robert Marc, Tam Phuong, and David Krizaj.

    Mar 18, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  4. Seminar: Photoreception In Fetal And Newborn Mice: Actions On Behavior And Vascular Patterning In The Eye

    David Copenhagen, Professor of Ophthalmology and Physiology at University of California, San Francisco will be delivering a seminar on “Photoreception In Fetal And Newborn Mice: Actions On Behavior And Vascular Patterning In The Eye” on Wednesday, April 6th at 12:00 Noon in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Melanopsin-mediated photoreception in fetuses and young neonatal mice. The newly discovered […]

    Mar 16, 2016 — Read more No Comments