9 Faculty/Mentors


Lu Chen, Professor
(1) Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Blood and Lymphatic Vessel Formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Susana Chung, Professor
(1) Mechanism underlying visual processing in people with visual impairment (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Plasticity of the visual system following vision loss (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Face and Object Recognition: Normal and Low Vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Feature detection and enhancement in peripheral vision (Current Term Now Closed)
Suzanne Fleiszig, Professor
(1) Inhibition of programmed cell death by Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Studying the mechanism of intracellular bacterial diversification by time-lapse imaging (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Analysis of corneal nerves and immune responses during contact lens wear (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Ly6G+ Cells Dependent Corneal Immune Response in Contact Lens wear Mice Cornea (Full- no new appr needed)
Xiaohua Gong, Professor
(1) Molecular genetics and cellular biology of eye development and disease (Current Term Now Closed)
Karsten Gronert, Professor
(1) Role of lipid mediators in ocular innate and adaptive immune responses and neurodegeneration (Open)
(2) Mass Spectrometry-based lipidomic analysis (Open)
Dennis Levi, Professor
(1) Mechanisms of normal and amblyopic spatial vision (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Research assistant needed to help run virtual reality experiment (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Role of eye movements in amblyopic spatial vision (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Recovery of 3D-depth perception for patients with degraded vision (amblyopia) (Full- no new appr needed)
Michael Silver, Professor
(3) Mapping ambiguous images in the brain (Current Term Now Closed)
Sarah Singh, Professor
(1) Is dosing a single drop of 0.02% atropine equivalent to two drops of 0.01% atropine? (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) How long does it take to recover normal pupil responses following a single dose of 0.01%, 0.02%, or 0.05% atropine? (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Estimating the prevalence of refractive error in children (Current Term Now Closed)
Christine Wildsoet, Professor
(1) Why eyes become myopic or short-sighted? Understanding changes in the periphery of the eye during normal and abnormal (e.g., myopic) eye growth. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Myopia development in young guinea pigs and influences of intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering and atropine-related drugs on myopia progression and related pathology. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Why and how do eyes become myopic or short-sighted? (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Do myopes spend less time outdoors and what do they look at - Three projects involving 1) wearable light sensors/activity monitors, 2) digitally recording the visual environment, and 3) assessment of near focussing accuracy and eye movements during reading. (Current Term Now Closed)