By Helga Kolb, Harris Ripps, Samuel Wu, H. Kolb, Samuel Miao-Sin Wu, John E. Dowling (Eds.)
In August 2000 a Festschrift was once held on the Marine organic Laboratory, Woods gap, Massachusetts to have a good time the profession of Professor John E. Dowling at the get together of his sixty fifth birthday. Containing contributions from greater than 50 of John's colleagues, representing a who is Who of the imaginative and prescient learn group, this paintings not just presents a keepsake of the party, yet will optimistically function a simple reference for destiny researchers in retinal biology.The quantity is split just a little arbitrarily into seven parts of retinal examine containing chapters that found in a few circumstances a large evaluation of a selected subject, and in others an account of present learn and experiences in development. those chapters exemplify the richness, variety, and pleasure of up to date retinal study. additionally they remind us of ways even more has to be performed prior to we comprehend absolutely the interrelationship among retinal neurons, the advanced interactions among neurons and glial cells, and the mechanisms that govern retinal development.A ultimate bankruptcy contributed via John Dowling presents an outline of previous accomplishments, and gives a few destiny views on retinal examine within the twenty first century.