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The eyes of diving beetle larvae work quite differently than other eyes.  Learn more about how one of the strangest eyes in the world works.

Ancient genes in new eyes: read more about emerging evidence that suggests that even the most bizarre eyes need old and well characterized eye genes to develop.

Gaining focus: the challenge of coordinating lens and retina. See more about how our new micro-ophthalmoscope puts us into the unique position of being able to give a vision test to the smallest of all eyes.

In my lab we don’t look for interesting research:  interesting research projects keep finding us.  Read more about some other exciting projects that we pursue.

Are you thinking about joining my lab? Meet current and past lab members and learn more about how I run my lab and mentor students.