Prof. Ian Parker University of California, Irvine, USA

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Ian Parker completed a PhD at University College London and remained there for postdoctoral work in the Department of Biophysics with Dr. Ricardo Miledi before moving to the University of California in 1984. He employs novel optical techniques to study biological problems ranging from synaptic transmission to immunology at levels... read morefrom single molecules to cellular behavior in intact organs. A particular interest concerns the mechanisms of calcium signaling and his work utilizing calcium imaging and caged second messengers has revealed a hierarchical organization of localized "elementary' calcium events.