Conference Summary

This FASEB Science Research Conference (SRC) is focused on exploring the fundamental biology of photoreceptor cells and their supporting retinal pigment epithelium. Additional focus will be on outer retinal metabolism, mechanisms of photoreceptor degeneration, and insights about light reception from non-traditional animal models.

The conference will bring together biologists spanning a wide range of disciplines, from molecular and cellular biology to physiology, genetics, and behavior, to address open problems in studies of light detection for vision and other non-visual functions.

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Alapakkam P. Sampath, PhD

Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Phyllis Robinson, PhD

Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA


Keynote Lecture

James B. Hurley, University of Washington


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