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  1. Portrait of Vision Scientist: Jun Yang

    Jun Yang‘s lab focuses on the molecular mechanisms of hereditary retinal degenerative diseases, focusing specifically on the mechanisms of a set of inherited diseases in Usher Syndrome where people go blind and deaf due to defects in the cytoskeleton of photoreceptors in the eye and hair cells in the ear.  She explores the cell biology of photoreceptors with […]

    Aug 22, 2014 — Read more No Comments
  2. A Study of PDZ Domain-Containing 7 (PDZD7) in the Mouse Retina

    This abstract was presented today at the 2014 Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) meetings in Orlando, Florida by  Junhuang Zou, Tihua Zheng and Jun Yang. Full size poster can be downloaded here. Purpose: PDZD7 is a newly identified modifier and contributor gene of Usher syndrome (USH). In the inner ear, PDZD7 colocalizes with GPR98, […]

    May 7, 2014 — Read more No Comments