Vision Research in Europe

A new genetic switch for stem cell engineering

A new approach that solves this issue has been developed at the Vision Institute by the team of Jean Livet in collaboration with the laboratories of Stéphane Nedelec and Alexandra Rebsam at the Institut du Fer à Moulin, Michel Cohen-Tannoudji at the Pasteur Institute and Samuel Tozer at the Ecole...
» A new genetic switch for stem cell engineering

Neural circuits in the mouse retina support color vision in the upper visual field

In the last decade, mice have become an important model system for biomedical research. Many ideas of how the healthy visual system works stems from studies in mice. Recently, a paper by Szatko, Korympidou and colleagues in Nature Communications answered a fundamental question about mouse vision –...
» Neural circuits in the mouse retina support color vision in the upper visual field

Mitochondria assist in maintaining homeostasis across the photoreceptor cell layer

A new article recently published in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America) highlights the role for the specialised arrangement of the mitochondria in photoreceptor health and disease. The paper, "Symmetric arrangement of mitochondria: plasma membrane...
» Mitochondria assist in maintaining homeostasis across the photoreceptor cell layer

The Ophthalmologist Power list 2020

The Ophthalmologist Power List 2020 honours clinicians, scientists and engineers who have made a significant contribution to their field.
» The Ophthalmologist Power list 2020

EMBO announces newest elected members

EMBO has bestowed upon 63 leading scientists the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership in recognition of their remarkable achievements in the life sciences
» EMBO announces newest elected members

Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020

On 1 July 2020, Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for six months. The goal of Germany’s Presidency is for a stronger and more sovereign Europe to emerge from the current coronavirus crisis.
» Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Alfonso Jimenez Villar and his work in the field of vision research.

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