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Genes, Epigenetics and Evolution in Eye Development and Disease

28 Sep 2014 - 01 Oct 2014 - Parador de Oropesa, Spain



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“The eye is an organ of extreme perfection” said Charles Darwin, concerned that his theories of evolution may falter for such a finely tuned organ, which exists in many different forms in the animal kingdom.  The vertebrate eye forms as an extension of the developing brain; with its intricate retinal architecture it provides a uniquely accessible system to study neural development and function.



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