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May 21, 2009



A meeting for Greater New York Vision Scientists, at:

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:    
Carl Olson  (Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University)
What Neurons in Monkey Inferotemporal Cortex Tell Us about Human Perception
Cell/Molecular talk:  
Anand Swaroop   (NEI / NIH)
Genesis of a Mammalian Photoreceptor: From biology to treatment paradigms

8:00-9:00 - 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 University.
Directions to SUNY College of Optometry

- Take B, D train to 42nd street and stop at Bryant park ; entrance to SUNY
is midway on 42nd street, betwe 5th and 6th avenues, opposite
Bryant Park.
- Take 4,6 train to 42nd street and stop at Grand Central Station
- Take 1,2 train to 42nd street and stop at Times square

Badges will be issued for all names (not emails) on the listserv
list that you pick up at the entry of SUNY/Optometry.

If you do not update your listserv entry, you will have to wait
longer to get a badge, bring an ID and otherwise be slowed down.

You can update your name as follows:

Step 1: Go to https://email.rutgers.edu/mailman/listinfo/ vision_seminars

Step 2: The very last entry on the following page will permit you to modify
your listserv account.

The text reads:

"To unsubscribe from Vision_seminars, get a password reminder, or change
your subscription options enter your subscription email address:"

Step 3: Enter your email, then submit. It may ask you for a password or
email it to you.

Step 4: Eventually you get to a page where you can enter your name on the
right side. If your name is there, do nothing. Otherwise enter it.
Hit submit. Respond to the confirming email you may get from the listserv.
Step 5: Try not to get stuck, but if you do, email axon@cortex.rutgers.edu
for help.

Carol Mason, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology,
Neuroscience, and Ophthalmic Science
Co-Director, Doctoral Program in Neurobiology and Behavior

Mail address:

Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
14-509 P&S Bldg.
630 W. 168th St.
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-2105
FAX: 212-305-5498