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Inner retinal photoreception and ‘non-visual’ effects of light

Current Research Projects

  • Project 1:
    The contribution of melanopsin photoreceptors to thalamocortical vision
  • Project 2:
    The sensory characteristics of visual input to the hypothalamus
  • Project 3:
    The optogenetic potential of unconventional animal opsins

Methodology

  • Transgenic mice
  • In vivo electrophysiology
  • Mouse behaviour

Group Leader

Robert Lucas
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Contact

University of Manchester

Faculty of Life Sciences

AV Hill Building
Oxford Rd
Manchester M13 9PT
United Kingdom

Phone: 0161 275 5251 (office)
Phone: 0161 275 5367 (lab)
Fax: 0161 275 5082

E-mail:
robert.lucas[at]man.ac.uk

Website:
http://lucasgroup.lab.ls.manchester.ac.uk/

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