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  1. Seminar: Living In The Cold – Hibernation And Retinal Neurobiology

    Wei Li, Chief and Senior Investigator at the National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health, Retinal Neurophysiology Section will be delivering a seminar on “Living In The Cold – Hibernation And Retinal Neurobiology” on Wednesday, December 18th at 12:00 Noon in the  Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: We are interested in understanding how the retina adapts to extreme […]

    Nov 16, 2017 — Read more No Comments
  2. Seminar: Retinal and Brain Circuits Underlying the Effects of Light on Behavior

    Samer Hattar, Chief and Senior Investigator at the National Institutes of Mental Health/National Institutes of Health will be delivering a seminar on “Retinal and Brain Circuits Underlying the Effects of Light on Behavior” on Wednesday, September 6th at 12:00 Noon in the  Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: In this presentation, I will talk about how environmental light […]

    Aug 24, 2017 — Read more No Comments
  3. Seminar: From Biomechanics to Proteomics – Toward the Mechanisms of Axonal Insult in Glaucoma

      Claude Burgoyne, Van Buskirk Chair for Ophthalmic Research and Director of the Optic Nerve Head Research Laboratory at the Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon will be delivering a seminar on “From Biomechanics to Proteomics – Toward the Mechanisms of Axonal Insult in Glaucoma” on Wednesday, November 16th at 12:00 Noon in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Dr. Burgoyne is […]

    Oct 27, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  4. Seminar: The 411 On Subretinoid Deposits In Age-Related Degeneration

    Christine Curcio, Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Alabama At Birmingham School of Medicine will be delivering a seminar on “The 411 on subretinoid deposits in age-related degeneration” on Wednesday, June 8th at 12:00 Noon in the Moran Eye Center auditorium.

    May 27, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  5. Seminar: Calcium Homeostasis in Mammalian Rod and Cone Photoreceptors

    Vladimir Kefalov, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis will be delivering a seminar on “Calcium Homeostasis in Mammalian Rod and Cone Photoreceptors” on Wednesday, May 11th at 12:00 Noon in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Calcium plays an important role in the function and health of photoreceptors. Calcium modulates the phototransduction cascade and […]

    Apr 20, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  6. 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
  7. Seminar: Of Mice and Men, Between Bedside & Bench

    Stephen H. Tsang, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Columbia University will be delivering a seminar on “Of Mice and Men: Between Bedside & Bench” on Wednesday, March 16th at 11:30am in the Moran Eye Center auditorium.  Stephen will be discussing the application of genome engineering in stem cells to study “three blind mice”.

    Feb 25, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  8. Seminar: Anterior and Posterior Segments of the eye: Hijacking Corneal Development and Novel Therapeutics for Retinal Regeneration

    Lara Carroll, who works in the Bala Ambati laboratory will deliver a seminar on Anterior and Posterior Segments of the eye: Hijacking Corneal Development and Novel Therapeutics for Retinal Regeneration, on Wednesday, March 9th in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Non-keratinized epithelium is essential for corneal transparency and vision. The molecular defects causing millions of patients worldwide […]

    Feb 24, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  9. Seminar: Molecular Organization of the First Visual Synapse

    Kirill Martemyanov, Associate Professor at the Scripps Institute will be delivering a seminar on Molecular Organization of the First Visual Synapse, on Wednesday, February 10th at 12pm in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Signaling in the retina plays an essential role in our vision. Light is detected by rod and cone photoreceptors that convert it to […]

    Jan 11, 2016 — Read more No Comments
  10. Seminar: Cholesterol and the Retina: Twists and Turns of Biology and Pathobiology

    Steven J. Fliesler, UB Distinguished Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at University of Buffalo/State University of New York (SUNY) will be delivering a seminar on Cholesterol and the Retina: Twists and Turns of Biology and Pathobiology on Thursday, October 8th at 11:30am  in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Cholesterol is a ubiquitous component of almost all cellular membranes in higher eukaryotes, and […]

    Sep 26, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  11. EMT And Myofibroblast Generation In An Injured Lens

    Shizuya Saika, Professor and Chairman of Wakayama Medical University will be delivering a seminar on EMT and myofibroblast generation in an injured lens: modulation of TGFb/Smad signal by extracellular matrix on Tuesday, October 6th at Noon  in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: EMT and myofibroblast appears in the fibrotic tissues that are undergoing wound healing process. In the eye it is […]

    Sep 23, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  12. Seminar: Linking Metabolism, Vascular Maintenance, and Photoreceptor Homeostasis in the Retina

    Peter Westenskow, Research Associate, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute Staff Scientist, Lowy Medical Research Institute will be delivering a seminar on Linking Metabolism, Vascular Maintenance, and Photoreceptor Homeostasis in the Retina on Wednesday, July 2nd 15th at Noon  in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Functional interactions between neurons, vasculature, and glia within neurovascular units […]

    Jul 2, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  13. Seminar: Fat3 – An Unusual Cadherin Regulating Retinal Lamination and Stratification

    Michael Deans, Assistant Professor and Director of Research, Otolaryngology, University of Utah will be delivering a seminar on Fat3 – An Unusual Cadherin Regulating Retinal Lamination and Stratification on Thursday, July 2nd 24th at Noon  in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Neurons receive signals through dendrites that vary widely in number and organization, ranging from one primary dendrite to multiple […]

    Jul 2, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  14. Seminar: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Optic Cup Morphogenesis

      Kristen Kwan, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, University of Utah will be delivering a seminar on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Optic Cup Morphogenesis on Wednesday, June 24th at Noon  in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Developmental defects in eye structure can cause visual impairment in newborns.  These defects often arise very early in eye development, when the basic […]

    Jun 10, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  15. Upcoming VIG Seminar: June 18th @ NOON

      There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Sarah Anderson from the Vetter Lab and Amanda Leung from the Levine Lab.  Will be held on June 18th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Jun 8, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  16. Harris Ripps Memorial At ARVO

    At this year’s ARVO meeting in Denver, please join us for a session honoring the memory of Dr. Harris Ripps. Tuesday 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Room 708/710/712 Dr. Harris Ripps (1927 – 2014), Proctor Medal winner and past ARVO President, devoted his scientific career to studies on the retina and on causes of visual loss […]

    Apr 29, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  17. Seminar: Cellular Response Associated to Retinal Diseases and Therapeutic Approaches

    Nicolás Cuenca, professor Department of Physiology,Genetics and Microbiology University of Alicante Spain will be delivering a seminar, Cellular Response Associated to Retinal Diseases and Therapeutic Approaches on Monday, May 11thth at Noon in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium.   Abstract: At the cellular and molecular level, the response to retinal injury is similar in diseases like AMD, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and retinitis pigmentosa. […]

    Apr 23, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  18. Seminar: Polarity, Signaling and Cross-talk In The Outer Retina

    Enrique Javier Rodriguez-Boulan, Charles and Margaret Dyson Professor Professor of Cell Biology, Neurosciences and Physiology at the Margaret Dyson Vision Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College will be delivering a seminar on Polarity, Signaling and Cross-talk In The Outer Retina on Wednesday, April 8th at Noon in the the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: The polarized structure […]

    Mar 19, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  19. 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
  20. Upcoming VIG: February 19th @NOON Moran Auditorium west

    There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Felix Vazquez-Chona from the Marc and Levine Labs and Brent Young from the Tian Lab.  Will be held on February 19th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Feb 10, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  21. Seminar: Unraveling The Genetic Risk Spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration

    Lars Fritsche from the Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan will be delivering a seminar on Unraveling The Genetic Risk Spectrum of Age-related Macular Degeneration on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in elderly Americans. AMD is influenced […]

    Feb 4, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  22. Seminar: How Inhibiting The Dimerization Of Vitamin A and/or Catalyzing The Reduction of Quinones May Prevent Retinal Degeneration

    Ilyas Washington from Columbia University Medical Center will be delivering a seminar on How Inhibiting The Dimerization Of Vitamin A and/or Catalyzing The Reduction of Quinones May Prevent Retinal Degeneration on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract:  Many human conditions, originating from multiple genetic and environmental pressures, converge to overproduce superoxide radical anions. The […]

    Feb 2, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  23. Seminar: Protein Diversity Through Modification – Role In Photoreceptor Function

    Ramamurthy Visvanathan from West Virginia University will be delivering a seminar on Protein diversity through modification and its role in photoreceptor function on January 21st, 2015  in the Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract:  The enormous diversity of proteins despite limited number of genes is generated by post-transcriptional processing of the pre-mRNA. Post- translational modifications further expand the diversity […]

    Jan 15, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  24. Upcoming VIG January 15th @ Noon

    There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Nduka Enemchukwu from the Fu Lab and Aruna Goruspudi from the Bernstein Lab.  Will be held on November 20th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Jan 9, 2015 — Read more No Comments
  25. Upcoming VIG seminar: November 20th @ NOON

    There is an upcoming Vision Interest Group featuring Kevin Breen from the Vetter lab and Crystal Sigulinsky from the Marc Lab.  Will be held on November 20th at noon in the west John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium.

    Nov 10, 2014 — Read more No Comments