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Name Dr David Wilby
Job title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department School of Biological Sciences University of Bristol
Personal web page http://www.bristol.ac.uk/biology/people/person/david-wilby/
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Qualifications BSc, PhD
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies International Society of Neuroethology [ISN]; Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour [ASAB]
Keywords animal vision
photoreceptors
eyes
retina
classical optics
animal eyes
Areas of expertise My research interests are primarily in animal vision and colouration, particularly from an optical physics point of view.

I use classical optics to answer biological questions, mainly regarding eyes and photoreceptors. Most of my work concerns general optical principles in the vertebrate retina, although I'm widely interested in how organisms interact with light.