Faculty Profile: Jester, James

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Jester, James
Lab Contact:
James Jester
jjester@uci.edu
(949) 824-8047
A OCULAR BIOMECHANICS
Department: SOM - Ophthalmology
Hewitt Hall, Building 843

Research Description

Research focuses on the cell and molecular biology of ocular surface and corneal disease of the eye with an interest in corneal biomechanics and ocular imaging using non-linear optical microscopy. Studies range from cell culture to animal experimentation and ex vivo examination of the eye. REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE: An interest in cell and molecular biology or bioengineering.

Time Commitment per Week

8

Faculty Means of Evaluation

Students will be graded on laboratory attendance, quality of research data and analysis generated and the ability to present work at laboratory meetings.