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Increased alertness may change the way we see the world

A new UCL study has discovered that the activity of neurons within the retina changes when we are running or when our alertness increases.
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New ERC / Horizon 2020 grant "HURET" goes to the University of Basel

Professor Botond Roska, Co-Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) and Professor at the University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine, has won a € 2.5 million Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
» New ERC / Horizon 2020 grant "HURET" goes to the University of Basel

The role of the Institute de la Vision during the COVID-19 lockdown

Impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on basic science research in ophthalmology: the experience of a highly specialized research facility in France
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Ophthalmic Genetics group wins SNSF special COVID-19 grant

The project «Host determinants of severe COVID-19, learning from extreme cases» lead by the co-applicants Carlo Rivolta, Head of the Ophthalmic Genetics group at IOB, and professor at the University of Basel, and Prof. Pierre-Yves Bochud, Head of the infectious diseases immunogenetics team at the...
» Ophthalmic Genetics group wins SNSF special COVID-19 grant

Fight for a substantial improvement of European funding for Vision Research and Ophthalmology

In the next European Framework Programme "Horizon Europe" we need more financial support for research than in the previous programme. Help us to achieve this goal! Our mission is to fight for a substantial improvement of European funding for Vision Research and Ophthalmology in Horizon Europe
» Fight for a substantial improvement of European funding for Vision Research and Ophthalmology

Improved understanding of retinal bipolar cell function

Retinal bipolar cells are an almost perfect model for learning how sensory input is translated into meaningful output by a single class of neurons. By studying them, switchBoard offers new insights into visual signal processing which could benefit sight impairments.
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The best publications 2019

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2019.
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The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

This special edition is celebrating some of the leading female vision scientists worldwide
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Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

Professor Botond Roska, Co-Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) and Professor at the University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine, has won a € 2.5 million Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
» Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

Importance of scientific developments stressed by King and Queen of Spain

King and Queen of Spain stress importance of scientific developments at National Research Awards Spanish leaders in science were honoured Monday when King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia presented the 2019 National Research Awards at the Royal Palace of El Pardo in Madrid.
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