Purpose: Gene Delivery Module Research aimed at understanding the development, physiology, and pathology ofthe visual system has been aided enormously by the advent of technologies for exogenously expressing foreign genes and inhibiting expression of endogenous genes. Over the past 5 years, the Gene Delivery Module (GDM) has played an important role in helping Berkeley Vision Science researchers employ these technologies, and has fostered collaborations among visual system labs. The Module two facilities in Barker and Minor Hall that have designed, prepared, and purified gene constructs specifically for somatic cell gene transfer to ocular tissues. It has also helped investigators create germline animal models of basic ocular processes and ocular disease.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30EY003176-32
Application #
8694036
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZEY1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
32
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of California Berkeley
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Berkeley
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94704
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