NEWS + EVENTS

+ Congratulations to Tyler Godat, who received the Optical Society of America Fall Vision Meeting Young Investigator Award for his presentation last Saturday in Washington DC. Tyler spoke about "In vivo classification of macaque foveal ganglion cells through optical recording of responses to chromatic and luminance flicker."

+ Aby Joseph, Andres Guevara-Torres, and Jesse Schallek present on the Naked Scientist podcast (Start: 13:19 / End: 20:22). Read more...

+ Aby Joseph, Andres Guevara, and Jesse Schallek describe a new, noninvasive approach to assess vascular health in the journal eLife. Schallek's lab, part of the Flaum Eye Institute, developed a method to visualize how single blood cells flow through vessels of the eye using adaptive optics imaging.
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FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

+ Hunter JJ, Merigan WH, Schallek JB (2019). Imaging Retinal Activity in the Living Eye. Annu Rev Vis Sci. 2019 Sep 15;5:15-45. doi: 10.1146/annurev-vision-091517-034239.

+ Joseph, A., Guevara-Torres, A., and Schallek, J. (2019). Imaging single-cell blood flow in the smallest to largest vessels in the living retina. ELife 8, e45077.

+ Alarcon-Martinez L, Yilmaz-Ozcan S, Yemisci M, Schallek J, Kılıç K, Villafranca-Baughman D, Can A, Di Polo A, Dalkara T (2019). Retinal ischemia induces α-SMA-mediated capillary pericyte contraction coincident with perivascular glycogen depletion. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 7(1):134. doi: 10.1186/s40478-019-0761-z.

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