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March 9, 2009

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SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42 St (north side of street, midway between 5th and 6th Aves,
opposite Bryant park), 2nd floor
New York NY 10036

6:00-6:30 - Arrival and refreshments

6:30-8:00 - Talks:

Systems talk: Tirin Moore (Stanford)
"Neural mechanisms and control of spatial attention"

Cell/Molecular talk: EJ Chichilnisky (Salk)
"The structure of the receptive field at the elementary resolution of
single photoreceptors"

Light supper, drink, and conversation

The series is sponsored by the NEI training grants awarded to
Columbia, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York


Directions to SUNY College of Optometry

- Take B or D train to 42nd street and exit at Bryant Park, you're
right there.
- Take 4 or 6 train to 42nd street and exit at Grand Central, walk west.
- Take 1 or 2 train to 42nd street and exit at Times Square, walk east.

The entrance to SUNY is on 42nd street, midway between 5th and 6th
avenues, opposite Bryant Park.


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