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  • Welcome to NTERI!
    Our institute and its members are dedicated to preserving vision and curing eye disease through promotion of interdisciplinary research teams.

    We welcome you to browse through our site!

    Pictured: Tasneem Putliwala, PhD Student
  • Eyeglass Donation
    NTERI has partnered with Lions Club International to collect used eyeglasses at UNT Health Science Center, joining the worldwide effort to give sight to those in need.

    We currently have a donation box in each building on the UNTHSC campus that will be available every other quarter.
  • LWVL Event
    NTERI hosted the Living Well with Vision Loss event. The seminar was directed to adults in the 55+ range with vision loss, macular degeneration, etc. to inform them of the resources available to them and to address the grieving process of losing their vision. Click news link above to read more about our events!
  • Our Students
    Students in our lab are dedicated to their research and those students graduating from our lab are very successful. Tara Tovar (far left) graduated from UNTHSC in 2008 and is now the Lab Manager in the Clark/Wordinger lab. Anirudh Sethi (3rd from left) graduated in 2011 and is now a Postdoc at UT Southwestern!

    The Clark/Wordinger Lab

 

Faculty and Staff

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Abbot (Abe) Clark, PhD

Professor & Director, NTERI and Visual Sciences Program

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Robert (Bob) Wordinger, PhD

Professor & Associate Director, NTERI

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Terri Beckwith

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Syndi A. Espinoza

Adminstrative Associate

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Byung-Jin (BJ) Kim, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Yang Liu, PhD

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Weiming Mao, PhD

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Colleen McDowell, PhD

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Sandra Neubauer

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Holly Tebow

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Tara Tovar-Vidales

Laboratory Manager

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Zhang Zhang

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Graduate Students

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Ankur Jain

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Ashley Fitzgerald

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Wanda Medina

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Monal Naik

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Tasneem Putliwala

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Avani Mody

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Sean Silverman

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About Our Lab

The Clark/Wordinger lab is located in the Center for Biohealth buildling at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Please contact us if you would like a tour of our lab.

 

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Seminar Schedule

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Graduate Program at UNTHSC

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NTERI Members

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