The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

We are proud to announce the next "Young Researcher Vision Camp " next year from June 30th until July 2nd, 2017
» The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

Aalen Mobility Perception & Exploration Lab (AMPEL)

The aim of AMPEL is to evaluate the dynamic, cross-modal explorative capacity by tracking eye, head and body movements and additional auditory/vestibular parameters regarding positional and directional input.
» Aalen Mobility Perception & Exploration Lab (AMPEL)

Elephant cataract operation in the UK

Jim Carter, a specialist in veterinary ophthalmology, takes charge of the operation to remove the cataract
» Elephant cataract operation in the UK

European Retina Meeting 2017, 5th to the 7th October in Paris, France

This Meeting is aiming at bringing together the best specialists in vision, especially in retinal research, from all over the world to facilitate a wider exchange of ideas and concepts and to evoke stimulating discussions about the complex mechanisms that underlie retinal processing
» European Retina Meeting 2017, 5th to the 7th October in ...

Zapping between Channels in the Retina

Investigating the biological basis of vision: Neuroscientists from the Institute for Ophthalmic Research analyse the ‘division of labour’ in the retina.
» Zapping between Channels in the Retina

German Biotech Innovation Award 2017

German Biotech Innovation award goes to researcher François Paquet-Durand from the Tübingen Institute for Ophthalmic Research
» German Biotech Innovation Award 2017

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Dimitrios Christaras and his work in the field of vision research.

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