Prahatha Venkatraman and Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Denver, CO, from 5/3 – 5/7.
Prahatha presented a poster entitled “Understanding the contribution of photoreceptors to the visual motor response”.
Prahatha and Fai
Prahatha presenting her poster to colleagues, including Dr. Stephan Neuhauss on the left.
Lue Xiang, a former visiting scholar in the laboratory, also attended the meeting and presented a poster entitled “Charaterization of a retinitis pigmentosa gene slc7a14 in zebrafish by expression analysis and targeted deletion with CRISPR-Cas”.
On 3/21, several lab members attended the 130th Annual Academy Meeting for the Indiana Academy of Science. The participants were: Meng She, Zain Abedali, Martin Tian, Ryan Wyer, Sylvia Bonilla, Prahatha Venkatraman and Yuk Fai Leung. Meng, Zain and Martin presented a poster of their undergraduate research work under the supervision of graduate students Sylvia and Prahatha. Here are a few pictures of the event.
Leung Lab the selfie style!
Martin presenting his work.
Zain presenting his work.
Meng presenting her poster.
Undergraduate students: Meng, Zain, Ryan Wyer, and Martin
Meng, Sylvia Bonilla (their research mentor), and Martin.
Zain, Prahatha Venkatraman (their research mentor), Ryan.
On 3/18, students from Jefferson high school in Lafayette visited our department. They were hosted by the Leung Lab. See our departmental news for the details of the visit. Here are several pictures of the event.
Prahatha Venkatraman giving students a lecture on zebrafish research.
Prahatha Venkatraman and Isidore Julien showing students how to observe developing zebrafish embryos.
Dr. Clark Gedney described the research opportunities in our department for high school students.
Isidore Julien discussing with Dr. Melissa George about student learning experience.
Yuk Fai Leung showing students how to observe zebrafish embryos.
Students studying zebrafish embryos—I.
Students studying zebrafish embryos—II.
Interesting discussion about open-access publishing.