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Michael Farkas

Michael H. Farkas, PhD

Vision Research Center

Contact:
3495 Bailey Ave.
Building 20, Room 239
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-834-9200, ext. 5638
Email: mhfarkas@buffalo.edu

Title and Department:
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Education and Training:
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo
M.S. Biotechnology, Johns Hopkins University

Clinical Fellowships (Ophthalmology):
Harvard Medical School (2014)
University of Pennsylvania (2011)

Research Focus:

Bioinformatics; eukaryotic pathogenesis; gene expression; gene therapy; genomics and proteomics; molecular and cellular biology; molecular basis of disease; molecular genetics; RNA; stem cells; vision science

Clinical Relevance:

Functional characterization of a novel splice variant in PRPF31, role of RNA splicing factors in retinal degeneration

Research Journal Articles: