Yushi Wang

Graduate Student

Entering Class: 2007
Primary Research Interest: Organization of topographic maps in visual cortex
Graduate Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jose-Manuel Alonso
Dissertation Project: TBA
Email: yushiwang@sunyopt.edu

Education

Student at SUNY Optometry, PhD, 2007  

West China Medical School, MS, 2006

Chongqing Medical University, MD, 2003

Professional Experience

  • 2006-2007: Fellowship at the Department of Ophthalmology (Daping Hospital, Chongqing)

  • 2003-2006: Residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at West China Medical School (Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan)

  • 2005-2006: Teaching assistant at the Department of Ophthalmology (West China Medical School, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan)

Honors and Awards

  • 2008: Minnie Flaura Turner Memorial Fund For Impaired Vision Research

  • 1999-2000: Excellent volunteer of community service department of Chongqing Medical University

Professional Memberships

Society for Neuroscience

Abstracts to Congress

Stanley, G.B., Jin, J., Wang, Y., Desbordes, G., Black, M.J., Alonso, J.M. (2010) Orientation and direction selectivity in the population code of the visual thalamus. Program No.210.Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Salt Lake City, Utah: Computational and Systems Neuroscience 2010 Online.

Wang, Y., Jin, J., Lashgari, R., Alonso, J.M.(2009)Topographic organization of on and off neuronal clusters in visual cortex. Program No.261.5.2009 Neuroscience meeting planner. Chicago : Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

 Jin, J., Wang, Y., Lashgari, R., Swadlow, H.A., Alonso, J.M.(2009)  Visual responses are faster in OFF than ON visual channels. Program No.261.5.2009 Neuroscience meeting planner. Chicago : Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

Polosecki, P., Komban, J.S., Chen, Y., Jin, J, Wang, Y., Lashgari, R., Bereshpolova, Y., Swadlow, H.A., Alonso, J.M.(2009)  The receptive fields from local field potentials are similar in size to those from multiunit and single unit activity. Program No.261.13.2009 Neuroscience meeting planner. Chicago : Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

Stanley, G.B., Black, M.J., Desbordes, G., Jin, J., Wang, Y., Swadlow, H.A., Alonso, J.M.(2009) Decoding visual motion from correlated firing of thalamic neurons .  Program No.849.10.2009 Neuroscience meeting planner. Chicago : Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

Jin, J., Wang, Y., Chen, Y., Swadlow, H.A., Alonso, J.M. (2008) Receptive field clustering of on and off geniculate afferents within a cortical orientation domain predicts the domain orientation preference. Program No. 769.3. 2008 Neuroscience meeting planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2008. Online.