Département de biologie moléculaire
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Jean-Marc MATTER,
Maitre d'enseignement et de recherche
University of Geneva
Department of Molecular Biology,
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
CH-1211, Geneva 4, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 379 6195
Fax: +41 22 379 68 68
E-mail: Jean-Marc.Matter@unige.ch

Neurogenesis, retina development and regeneration

We are interested in the regulatory mechanisms underlying retina ontogenesis. For the past years, we have explored how the proneural proteins ATOH7 and NEUROGENIN 2 regulate the conversion of proliferating progenitor cells into differentiated neurons in the developing retina.

Latest Paper

Delayed neurogenesis with respect to eye growth shapes the pigeon retina for high visual acuity.
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Development, ; 143 (24): 4701-4712