[vslist] Conference : The Laboratory Mouse in Vision Research

Judi Alexander judih at jax.org
Thu Apr 29 08:30:01 GMT 2004

The Laboratory Mouse in Vision Research
Oct 13, 2004 - Oct 16, 2004
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine USA

Organized by
John Macauley, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Maureen McCall, Ph.D., University of Louisville
Patsy Nishina, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory

Speakers include
Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., University of Utah
Bo Chang, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Jeannie Chen, Ph.D., Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
Shiming Chen, Ph.D., Washington University
Gary Churchill, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
John Crabb, Ph.D., Cole Eye Institute
Cheryl Craft, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute
Peter Dudley, Ph.D., National Eye Institute
Michael Dyer, Ph.D., St. Jude's Children's Hospital
Marla Feller, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Ronald Gregg, Ph.D., University of Louisville
William Guido, Ph.D., Louisiana State University of Health Science Center
John Heckenlively, M.D., Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of 
California, Los Angeles
Monica Jablonski, Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Simon John, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Peter Lukasiewicz, Ph.D., Washington University
Clint Makino, Ph.D., MEEI, Harvard Medical School
Robert Marc, Ph.D., University of Utah
Alan Mears, Ph.D., University of Ottawa
Catherine Morgans, Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University
Neal Peachy, Ph.D., Cole Eye Institute
Lawrence Pinto, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Dennis O'Leary, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
Ignacio Provencio, Ph.D., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Paul Sieving, Ph.D., National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
David Stretavan, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Enrica Strettoi, Ph.D., Istituto di Neurofisiologia CNR
Michael Stryker, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Robert Williams, Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Rachel Wong, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine
Jian Zuo, Ph.D., St. Jude's Children's Research Institute

This meeting provides an interactive forum for investigators and students 
working in eye research using the laboratory mouse as a genetic model 
system. The laboratory mouse is widely considered the premiere experimental 
organism for genetic studies that have implications, often direct, for 
human eye biology and disease.
Sessions will include:
- Inner retinal processing
-Central vision systems

Topics include:
·       Photoreceptors/transduction: development, processing, disease
·       Inner retinal processing: development, processing and disease
·       Central vision system: development, processing and disease
·       Workshop: Clinical assessment
·       Workshop: Histological assessment
·       Workshop: Electrophysiology
·       Workshop: Genetic manipulation
·       Workshop: Genetic mapping/modifiers
·       Workshop: Mouse Mutant Resources
·       Workshop: Microarray Experiment Design and Analysis
·       Workshop: Proteomics
·       Workshop: Grant writing

Judi Alexander
Lead Coordinator, Courses and Conferences
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone:  207-288-6326
Fax: 207-288-6080

Please check out our web site http://www.jax.org/courses/ for the
current listing of courses and conferences at The Jackson Laboratory.
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