A recent collaboration between AVN member Dr. Ted Allison and Dr. Anand Swaroop at the US National Eye Institute demonstrated an evolutionary relationship between the rod and cone photoreceptors of the eye, that may underlie the evolution of night vision. A key finding is evidence that this link persists to this day, actively driving cones…

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Darpan Malhotra from the Casey Lab has been awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. In the October 2015 Catalyst Grant Competition, funding has been awarded to: Dr. Jen Hocking (University of Alberta); and Drs. Sarah Childs and Sarah McFarlane (University of Calgary).

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