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  1. On The Way To RD 2016 and ISER 2016

    The Webvision crew is on our way to Japan for the RD 2016 and ISER 2016 meetings in Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan as we speak.  We are promoting the hashtags #RD2016 and #ISER2016 for the meetings.  If you want to meet to talk or arrange to have your work featured on Webvision, be sure to […]

    Sep 18, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  2. Flying to ARVO 2015

    We are on our way to ARVO, 2015 in Denver, Colorado 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. If you are going to be at ARVO and want to meet up, leave us a comment here […]

    May 2, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  3. Upcoming VIG: March 19th @ NOON

    There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Stephan Baehr from the DeAngelis Lab and Jacki Roberts from the Fu Lab.  Will be held on March 19th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Mar 11, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  4. Call For Proposals, Vision Art Exhibit

    The Moran Eye Center is issuing a call for proposals for two different art exhibits related to vision that we are curating: a permanent collection which will be housed in the new Mid-Valley Health Center and an exhibit that will be held at Art Access Gallery from April 17 – May 8th, 2015. The deadline for […]

    Nov 2, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  5. 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
  6. Moran Eye Center Researcher Robert E. Marc: 2014 Paul Kayser Award In Retina Research

    Our colleague and Director of Research at the University of Utah‘s Moran Eye Center, Robert E. Marc, Ph.D. has been named by the International Society for Eye Research as a recipient of the Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research.  The award will be presented to Dr. Marc during the 2014 ISER Biennial Meeting of […]

    Jun 25, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  7. Happy 90th Birthday Gerald Westheimer

    A very Happy 90th Birthday to Gerald Westheimer, Ph.D.  Professor of the Graduate School, Division of Neurobiology,  Molecular and Cell Biology, and Clinical Professor of Optometry Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Gerald to this day continues to contribute important papers to the literature and to celebrate his career, his friends at UC Berkeley have put together […]

    May 13, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  8. Flying to ARVO 2014

    We are on our way to ARVO, 2014 in Orlando, Florida 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 3, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  9. Moran Eye Center Researcher Wolfgang Baehr: 2014 ARVO Proctor Award Winner

    Webvision is proud to announce that our colleague here at the University of Utah‘s Moran Eye Center researcher Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., has been named by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), as the 2014 recipient of the Proctor Medal —considered to be the highest honor in the world awarded to scientists working in vision research. The award […]

    Apr 17, 2014 — Read more 2 Comments
  10. David Hubel 1926-2013

    David Hubel, one of the true giants in the field of neuroscience and visual neuroscience died on September 22nd.  His work on visual cortex helped inform and guide our understanding of how the visual system functions and for that work, he and Torsten Wiesel shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1981.  Most of us […]

    Nov 9, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  11. Dr. Gregory Hageman Delivers Congressional Briefing

    The Moran Eye Center‘s Dr. Gregory Hageman delivered a Congressional Briefing on September 20th along with the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) and partners AMD Alliance International, Alliance for Aging Research, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), European Vision Institute and Lighthouse International.  Dr. Hageman spoke as part of a Congressional […]

    Oct 1, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  12. ISER 2012 Photographs

    Portraits made this year at the ISER meeting are up over on Jonesblog including a special treat from ISER president, Steve Fliesler at the bottom of the page.  Enjoy…

    Sep 1, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  13. Heading To ARVO 2012

    We are on our way to ARVO, 2012!  ARVO is an  annual meeting of researchers and clinicians who’s focus is on the visual system. As happened last year, over the next few days, you will see some of our research abstracts appear on Webvision as the presentations are completed at ARVO.  We hope that it will […]

    May 2, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  14. Seminar: Bärbel Rohrer, Ph.D. “Sublytic Complement Activation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration”

    On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 4:00 – 5:00pm, Bärbel Rohrer, Ph.D. will be delivering a talk on “Sublytic Compliment Activation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration” at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics auditorium on the University of Utah campus. Refreshments will be provided after the seminar for socialization. Faculty Host: Bryan William Jones, Ph.D. Questions?  Leave […]

    Mar 12, 2012 — Read more No Comments
  15. 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
  16. Bärbel Rohrer, Ph.D. Stanley H. and Theodora L. Feldberg Chair in Ophthalmology

    We here at Webvision are deliriously happy to report that our good friend and colleague, Bärbel Rohrer was just appointed the Stanley H. and Theodora L. Feldberg Chair in Ophthalmology at Medical University of South Carolina.  Many congratulations to her and we’ll look forward to congratulating her in person when she comes to visit us […]

    Nov 23, 2011 — Read more 1 Comment
  17. ARVO 2011 Snap Shots

    ARVO 2011 has come and gone.  Its taken me a couple of weeks to get through the post ARVO chaos and get caught up on my own work before posting some of the snapshots, but here they are.  If you’d like to post your snapshots from ARVO here, send me an email (webvision@hsc.utah.edu) and we’ll […]

    May 24, 2011 — Read more 3 Comments
  18. Leaving for ARVO, 2011

    We are on our way to ARVO, 2011 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 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 […]

    Apr 28, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  19. Seminar: Rachel Wong, Ph.D. “Developmental Strategies Underlying the Wiring Patterns of Retinal Neurons”

    Apr 18, 2011 — Read more No Comments
  20. The Rebirth of Webvision

    Apr 11, 2011 — Read more 2 Comments