P30 Vision Research Core

Dear Vision and Vision Research Faculty (please share with any faculty we may have inadvertently missed, and your lab/research teams),

I am excited to announce that Stanford has successfully started year 5 of our National Eye Institute P30 Vision Research Core grant. This has been enormously popular and successful at providing resources to support NEI-funded faculty and their collaborators, NEI funding-aspiring faculty, and vision researchers, in 4 key areas:

· “Neurogenetics”: help with design and production of AAV viral vectors (Director: Yang Hu; co-director: Andrew Huberman)
· “Computational”: computer programming, server resources, biostatistics, and bioinformatics support (Director: Steve Baccus)
· “Device Design”: 3D printing, computer-assisted design, and machine shop and related resources for custom device development and prototyping (Director: Tirin Moore; joining him as co-director, David Myung)
· “Imaging”: training and access to confocal, 2-photon, adaptive optics and other advanced imaging (Director: Tom Clandinin; joining him as co-director, Alf Dubra)

Please join me in thanking our core directors and co-directors for each of these for their significant contributions and leadership in pulling together and managing these 4 cores. And special thanks to Kristina Russano, Lauren Narasky, Daniel Morrison, and the many administrative and research staff making these cores function so effectively.

Please continue to submit your requests for core access using the link above, and any questions you have on how to take advantage of these new resources. And, please join the vision research community to hear about the myriad ways the NEI P30 is supporting a breadth of vision research at our monthly Research Grand Rounds on Thursday mornings, our Friday afternoon Vision Research Seminars, and other symposia, minisymposia, social/networking events, and special presentations as they arise (comprehensive calendar here). 

Again, thanks very much and we look forward to contributing to vision research across Stanford!

 

Sincerely,
Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology