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The 13th Biennial William Magrane Basic Science Course in Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology

June 4-22, 2018

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This page is provided for paid registrants of this course. Please do not share any notes or links  with others. To view the notes, click on the hyperlinked lecture topic below (red text means it is hyperlinked). Attendees will not be provided with printed notes. These files are secured PDF documents – you can print and add comments, but are not allowed to add text or extract pages. You will need Adobe® Reader® to read them. It is available as a free download. If a title is not red and underlined, then notes have not been made available yet. Please check back as notes continue to be added.

To view the recorded lecture, click the hyperlinked Date under the “Day” column below. Again – please do not share these links. The recordings are meant for your own review during Eye Camp and are not meant for future viewing. You will be prompted to log in before viewing the recordings. You’re Username and Password have been assigned to you and are located behind your name tag. This will be the same login username and password that you will use to access the Veterinary Medicine Library Resources as well. The links to the recordings will be removed on Monday, June 25, 2018. The notes will remain available for you to download until June 29th. 

Important Information:

(1) Attendee Information Sheet

(2) Bus and Event Schedule – A white NCSU transportation bus (not the red “Wolfline” buses!) will be taking  participants from Wolf Village Apartments at Gray Hall to the College and from the College back to Wolf Village each day between (times may vary depending on events).

(3) 2018 BSC Slide Groups and Thank You’s

(4) 2018 LAB GROUP Assignments – please pay close attention to the start and end times of you group for both the Cytology and Retinoscopy labs. The bus schedule will be modify this day for more trips to and from Wolf Village.

(5) Terminology Image Recognition

(6) Slide Recognition Questions Only

(7) Slide Recognition Q&A Groups 1-7

(8) Slide Recognition Q&A Groups 8-11

(9) Vet Med Library Resources: Reading List

Several of the online books have limited access and limited downloading (e.g. 75 pages), so please limit your downloading from books to single chapters and choose the chapter you want the most. If you run into any problems, please send us at the name of the book and any error messages so that we may try to resolve the situation.

To access the Classic Articles you may be prompted to register your temporary ID in the Libraries Course Reserves system using your personal email address. If you have difficulty accessing them after registering, please email us with your temporary ID and the article you are trying to access and we will get it resolved for you.

(10) Basic Science Course Birthdays

Lecture Notes and Recording Links

Click the date to watch the recorded lecture

Click the topic to download the notes



Monday, June 4 Check-in / Breakfast 7:30am – 8:00 am
Welcome and Orientation 8:00am – 8:45am Mike Davidson
Ocular Anatomy (Emphasis on gross and comparative) 9:00am – 1:00pm Chris Murphy
Lunch provided* 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Neuroanatomy 1:45pm – 3:45pm Ralph Hamor
Normal Histology of the  Mammalian Eye 4:00pm – 6:00pm Dick Dubielzig
Tuesday, June 5 (Part I)

Tuesday, June 5 (Part II)

Ocular Pathology Review Course

Ocular Pathology Outline

Reilly – Ocular Pathology Basics

Labelle – Pathology of the Cornea and Sclera

Labelle-Intro to Neoplasia

Labelle – Neoplasia of K9 Eyelids

Labelle – Pathology of Eyelids, etc

Naranjo – K9 Neoplasia

Naranjo – Feline Neoplasia

Reilly – Glaucoma

8:30am – 5:30pm Philippe Labelle, Carol Naranjo, Chris Reilly, Dick Dubielzig
Wednesday, June 6

Ocular Pathology Review Course

Intro to Neoplasia Notes

Labelle – K9 Uveal Neoplasia

Labelle – Pathology of the Vitreous

Naranjo – Pathology of the Lens

Naranjo – Pathology of  the Uvea

Reilly – Neoplasia

Reilly – OddsNEnds

8:30am – 5:30pm Philippe Labelle, Carol Naranjo, Chris Reilly, Dick Dubielzig
Thursday, June 7 Genetics and Patterns of Inheritance

Molecular Genetics (Part One)

Molecular Genetics (Part Two)

DNA-Based Genetic Testing

Gene Therapy

8:00am – 12:00pm Simon Peterson Jones
Embryology part 1

Embryology part 2

Embryology part 3

1:00pm – 4:00pm Sara Thomasy
Slide Review Groups 1-3 4:00pm – 4:45 pm Mike Davidson
Friday, June 8 Corneal Diagnostic Techniques

Intro to Corneal Physiology

8:00am – 12:00pm Sara Thomasy
Comparative Neuro-ophthalmology

Cranial Nerves Relevant to the Eye


Visual Pathways

Eyelid Neurology

Eye Movement

1:00pm – 5:00pm Mike Davidson
Slide Review Group 4 5:15pm – 5:30pm Mike Davidson
Welcome Dinner in Cafeteria* 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Monday, June 11 Retinal Physiology 8:00am – 12:00pm Andras Komaromy
Electrodiagnostics 1:00pm – 5:00pm Ron Ofri
Slide Review Group 5 5:00pm – 5:15pm Mike Davidson
Tuesday, June 12 Physiology – Optics 8:00am – 12:00pm Ron Ofri
Physiology of the Adnexa/Tear Film

Conjunctival and Eyelid Physiology

1:00pm – 5:00pm Kate Myrna
Slide Review Group 6 5:00 pm – 5:15pm Mike Davidson
Wednesday, June 13 Viruses and Antiviral Therapy Part I (Slides)

Viruses and Antiviral Therapy Part I (Notes)

(NEW) Viruses and Antiviral Therapy Part II – slides

Antiviral Therapy Part II

8:00am – 12:00pm David Maggs, Eric Ledbetter
Physiology Lens/Cataractogenesis 1:00pm – 5:00 pm Heather Chandler
Slide Review Group 7 5:00pm – 5:15pm Mike Davidson




8:00am – 1:00pm Diane Hendrix
Thursday, June 14 (end of slide review) Pharmacology:

Anti-inflammatory Drugs

Antimicrobial Drugs

2:00pm – 5:00pm Amy Rankin
Slide Review Group 8 5:00pm – 5:15pm Mike Davidson
Friday, June 15 Pathogenesis of Glaucoma in Animals

Aqueous Humor Dynamics

8:00am – 12:00pm Paul Miller
Lunch provided 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lacrimomimetics, Lacrimostimulants

Local Anesthetics

Mydriatic, Cycloplegic

Ocular Hypotensive Agents

1:00pm – 4:00pm Ian Herring

First Do No Harm: Safety and Efficacy – Slides / Outline Notes

Compounded Ophthalmic Preparation Slides / Outline Notes

4:15pm – 6:15pm Gigi Davidson
Monday, June 18 Ocular Ultrasound, UBM – written notes

Basic Ultrasound – slide set

Advanced Ultrasound – slide set

8:00am – 10:00am Ellison Bentley
Imaging techniques
(U/S, MR, CT of the orbit)
10:00am – 12:00pm Gabi Seiler
NCSU Radiologist
Retinoscopy 1:00pm – 3:00pm Mike Davidson
Diagnostic Cytology 3:00pm – 5:00pm Karen Young
Slide review groups 9-11 5:00pm – 5:45pm Mike Davidson
Tuesday, June 19 Retinoscopy Lab (repeated 3x)

Retinoscopy: Handout

Cytology Laboratories (repeated 4x)

Cytology: Handout

7:30am – 5:00 pm

(refer to the Lab Group Assignments  for your start time)

K. Young, Devorah Stowe, M. Davidson, R. McMullen
Wednesday, June 20 Immunology and ACAID – written

Immunology and ACAID Slides

8:00am – 1:00pm Christine Watté
Pathogenic Mechanisms of Uveitis:
Immunomodulation / Immunotherapy
/Ocular Drug Delivery
2:00pm – 6:00pm Brian Gilger
Thursday, June 21 Lab Animal Ophthalmology Notes 

Ocular Pharmacology and Toxicology Publication

8:00am – 11:00am Dave Wilkie
Principles of Microsurgery -publication

Microsurgery Slides


11:00am – 1:00pm and 2:00pm – 5:00pm Dave Wilkie
Friday, June 22 Heinrich – Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy

Heinrich – Gonioscopy,

Heinrich – Ophthalmoscopy

McLellan – Funduscopic Interpretation

McLellan – Advanced Fundus Imaging

McLellan – Tonometry

8:00am – 5:00pm Gill McLellan and Christine Heinrich