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Presenter Biography

John Flannery, Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Flannery is Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology in the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Flannery is a vice chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Foundation Fighting Blindness and a Principal Investigator in the Kearn Center for the Study of Retinal Degeneration at University of California, San Francisco. He has worked on retinal diseases since he was an undergraduate at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the laboratory of Steve Fisher, completing his Ph.D. in Neuroscience in 1982. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Jules Stein Eye Institute with Professors Dean Bok and Debora Farber. In 1991, Dr. Flannery joined the faculty at the University of Florida and, in 1995, moved to his current departments at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Flannery focuses on developing gene therapies for inherited retinal degenerations.

Meet our other presenters:


Benjamin Bakall, M.D., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Shannon Boye, Ph.D., University of Florida

Dennis Clegg, Ph.D.,, University of California, Santa Barbara

Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Jacque Duncan, M.D., University of California, San Francisco

Gerald Fishman, M.D., The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

David Gamm, M.D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Christine Kay, M.D., University of Florida

Meghan Marino, M.S., L.G.C., Cole Eye Institute

Janet Sunness, M.D., Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Karmen, Trzupek, M.S., C.G.C., InformedDNA

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