Lifting the Shroud off Corneal Nerves – Mohan Lab

Schwann cells ensheath the stromal axons of the cornea. But how these specialized glial cells are adapted to maintain corneal transparency is an important question because corneal refraction is an important aspect of vision. The research groups led by Drs. Paola Bargagna-Mohan and Royce Mohan have used a powerful approach to illuminate the genes expressed […]

Antic Lab – Testing the Fluorescent Proteins…

As posted in UConn Today – October 19, 2020   Neurons are cells in your brain. Shaped like little stars, they flicker and fire off signals to each other. The signals travel up and down the long tendrils, called dendrites, extending out from each point of a neuron’s star-shaped body. Chained into circuits like Christmas […]