SUNY-Opt Journal Club

Presented with support from the Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research Spring 2008

A forum for discussion of current research for PhD students, postdocs,
and MS students in Vision Science at SUNY Optometry

Journal Club meets 3-4 pm on Tuesdays in room 1425.

Many of our papers are by SIVR Colloquium speakers.

Guide for a Biophysics Journal Club Presentation

 

Date

Presenter

Paper

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3/4

Ben Backus

Javier Morante, Claude Desplan, and Arzu Celik (2007). Generating pattern arrays of photoreceptors. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, 17(4): 314-319.

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3/11

Paul Sajda

Paul Sajda, Kyungim Baek (2004) Integration of form and motion within a generative model of visual cortex. Neural Networks -17: 809-821

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3/18

Zi-dong Zhang

Oliver Sacks(2006)STEREO SUE: Why two eyes are better than one. New Yorker

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3/25

Jianzhong Jin/ Yushi Wang

1.Maria V. Sanchez-Vives, Lionel G. Nowak, and David A. McCormick (2000).Membrane Mechanisms Underlying Contrast Adaptation in Cat Area 17 In Vivo.The Journal of Neuroscience, 20(11):4267–4285

2. Maria V. Sanchez-Vives and Mel Slater (2005). From presence to consciousness through virtual reality.Nat Rev Neurosci. 2005 Apr;6(4):332-9. Review.

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4/1

Yao Chen

Joshua I. Gold and Michael N.Shadlen (2007). The Neural Basis of Decision Making. Annual Review of Neuroscience, 30: 535–74.

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4/8

Yinan Wang

T. Rowan Candy and Shrikant R. Bharadwaj (2007). The stability of steady state accommodation in human infants. Journal of Vision, 7(11): 4,1-16, http://journalofvision.org/7/11/4/

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4/15

12-1pm

Preethi Thiagarajan

Ying Han, Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, Neera Kapoor (2004) Reading-related oculomotor testing and training protocols for acquired brain injury in humans. Brain Research Protocols 14 (2004) 1-12

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4/22

Zan Pan

Biological Methodology Part I: Immunochemistry and Polymerase Chain Reaction
a talk by Zan Pan that may comment on Odell, Scott, and Van Helden (2005; see link to PDF)

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5/6
2-3pm

Jacob Nachmias

Chalk Talk: Recent work related to Judging spatial properties of
simple figures (Nachmias, 2008, Vision Research)

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