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Dr. César Urtubia Vicario

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Dr. César Urtubia Vicario, is a Lecturer of the Department of Optics and Optometry of the Faculty of Optics and Optometry of Terrassa at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He has a degree in Biological Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona (1978). Doctorate in Psychology from the Universitat de Valencia in 2003, his doctoral thesis was on the Bezold effect or reverse color contrast. Currently his research interests are in the molecular genetics of the visual pigments and visual phototransduction. He is the author of the textbook Neurobiología de la Visión (in Spanish), a synthesis of basic visual neuroscience for college students, published by Edicions UPC and recently reissued (2005).

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César Urtubia, PhD
Departament d´Optica i Optometria, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya