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.
The University of Utah Program in Neuroscience presents Dr. Beth Stevens who will deliver a seminar in the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics auditorium, Tuesday April 15th, 2013 at 4:00pm. Dr. Stevens will discuss “Mechanisms that control microglia-mediated synaptic pruning during development”.
Faculty host is Karen Wilcox. Questions: Contact Tracy Marble at 801 581-4820.
This image from Scott McLeod from Jerry Lutty’s lab, is a wholemount human retina preparation triple labeled with fluorescent antibodies that stain blood vessels (blue), astrocytes (red) and microglia (green). The specimen was imaged on a Zeiss 710 Confocal Microscope and is merged from 46 optical Z sections.
This very cool study by Dorothy P. Schafer, Emily K. Lehrman, Amanda G. Kautzman, Ryuta Koyama, Alan R. Mardinly, Ryo Yamasaki, Richard M. Ransohoff, Michael E. Greenberg, Ben A. Barres and Beth Stevens demonstrates how the immune system can participate in the circuitry of the developing mouse lateral genicular nucleus (LGN).