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2012-17 SIVR Colloquia

 

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Thursday, January 12, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Stewart Bloomfield
New York University
Mind the gap: The functional roles of neuronal gap junctions in tetinal physiology and pathology

 

 

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Friday, February 10, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Paul Glimcher
New York University
The neurobiology of visuo-saccadic decision making

 

 

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Thursday, February 16, 2012 –12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Amy Nau
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
A taste of vision

 

 

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Friday, February 17, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Rowland Taylor
Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science Univ.
Diverse synaptic inputs drive homologous ON and OFF ganglion cell types in the mammalian retina

 

 

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Friday, March 2, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Bart Krekelberg
Rutgers University
Neural mechanisms of perceptual stability

 

 

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Friday, March 16, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Mark Willcox
University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science
Corneal infection, contact lenses and comfort: translational research 1993-2012

 

 

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Friday, March 23, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. William Guido
Virginia Commonwealth University
Circuit development in the visual thalamus

 

 

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Suresh Viswanathan
Indiana University School of Optometry
Assessing retinal ganglion cell function in response to elevated intraocular pressure

 

 

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Friday, April 13, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Kenneth Ciuffreda
SUNY College of Optometry
Oculomotor deficits and their remediation in mild traumatic brain injury

 

 

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Friday, May 4, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Ben Thompson
University of Auckland
Harnessing brain plasticity to improve visual function in amblyopia

 

 

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Friday, May 4, 2012 – 3:30 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Ben Thompson
University of Auckland
What can brain imaging tell us about amblyopia?

 

 

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Yuanquan Yang
SUNY College of Optometry
TGF-beta1 induces corneal fibrosis through TRPV1 activation in human corneal fibroblast

 

 

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Friday, May 25, 2012 – 12:00 – Room 101
Dr. Frederic Chavane 
Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone, CNRS & Aix-Marseille University
Scale dependent input normalization in V1:involvement of inter-cortical networks

 

 

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Tracy Nguyen
Indiana University School of Optometry
Lactate transport across the corneal endothelium

 

 

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Friday, June 15, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Pete Kollbaum
Indiana University School of Optometry
Mission: impossible – ghost protocol – ameliorating the visibility of ghosting in presbyopic contact lens corrections

 

 

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Thursday, June 21, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Alexandra Benavente-Perez
SUNY College of Optometry
From human to animal myopia and back. My personal experience in the field of myopia research

 

 

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Jing Yuan
SUNY College of Optometry
PPAR gamma control of hypertonic-induced responses in human corneal epithelial cells

 

 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Georgina Powell
Cardiff University
Making the incredible credible: afterimages are modulated by contextual edges more than real stimuli

 

 

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Wendy Marsh-Tootle
University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry
Measures in myopic children & young adults

 

 

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Friday, October 19, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Marcus Missal
L’Université Catholique de Louvain
Causality perception and anticipatory eye movements

 

 

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Timo Van Kerkoerle
The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Feedforward & feedback activity in monkey visual cortex

 

 

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Nicole Carnt
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Epidemiology & genetics of corneal inflammatory events

 

 

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Friday, November 9, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Austin Roorda
University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry
Adaptive optics for studying structure/function of eye disease on a cellular level

 

 

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Friday, November 16, 2012 – 10:00 – Alumni Commons
Preethi Thiagarajan
SUNY College of Optometry
Oculomotor rehabilitation for reading dysfunction in mild traumatic brain injury

 

 

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Friday, November 16, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Drs. Barry Lee, Steven DeVries, Elizabeth Johnson, Bevil Conway
SUNY, Northwestern University, Duke University, Wellesley University
Neural processing of color signals: a mini-symposium in honor of Barry Lee

 

 

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Thursday, November 29, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Robin Chalmers
Independent clinical trials consultant, Atlanta, GA
What Recommendations Can Reduce Complications with Soft Contact Lens Wear?

 

 

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Thursday December 6, 2012 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Alan Freeman
The University of Sydney
A functional model for primary visual cortex

 

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – 1:00 – Room 206
Reza Lashgari
SUNY OptometryVisual Response Properties and Attentional Modulations of Local Field Potentials (LFPs) in Primary Visual Cortex
PhD Dissertation Defense
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Friday, January 18, 2013 -12:00 -Alumni Commons
Dr. Robert Hess
McGill University, Canada
A Binocular Approach to Treating Amblyopia
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Friday, February 15, 2013- 12:00 – Alumni Commons
Dr. Alfredo Kirkwood
Johns Hopkins University
Neuromodulation of Ocular Dominance Plasticity
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Wednesday, Februrary 20, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons

Dr. Jerry Sherman
SUNY College of Optometry

Advances in imaging of the Retina and Choroid

 

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Thursday, March 14, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons

 Dr. David Berntsen
University Of Houston College Of Optometry

Beyond the fovea: Spectacle and contact lens myopia control studies guiding clinical practice

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Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons

Dr. Rowan Candy

Indiana University School of Optometry

The visual experience of the young hyperope

 

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Friday, April, 26 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons

Dr. Thomas Serre

Brown University

Bottom-up and top-down processing in visual perception

 

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Friday, May 3, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons

Dr. Greg Horwitz

University of Washington

Exploring primary visual cortex with new techniques: isoresponse surface measurements and optogenetics

 

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Friday, May 17, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons

Dr. Christoph Witzel

University of Sussex, UK, School of Psychology

Perceptual correlates of color categorization

 

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Friday, June 14th, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons Dr. Mark Wexler

University of Sussex, UK, School of Psychology Continuous persistent state variables in vision

 

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 1519

Robert Ennis

SUNY College of Optometry

The Role of Mental Representations in the Geometrical Structure of Color Similarity Judgments

 

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Suresh Viswanathan

SUNY College of Optometry

Objective estimation of retinal ganglion cell dysfunction

 

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Teng Leng Ooi

Salus University

Improving binocular vision of normals and amblyopes with a push pull perceptual learning protocol

 

 

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Marilyn Vricella

SUNY College of Optometry

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group

 

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. MaryAnn Banerji

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Type 2 diabetes and a new NIH study on the effectiveness of diabetes treatment

 

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Friday, October 11, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Stephen Van Hooser

Brandeis University

Choosing which way to go: the experience-dependent development of cortical direction

 

 

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Michael Shadlen

Columbia University

Believing and Time. A Neural Mechanism for Decision Making

 

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Friday, October 18, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Michael Sullivan-Mee

Albuquerque VA Medical Centery

Patient-driven research

 

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222Dr. Alexandra Benavente

SUNY College of OptometrySpatial and Temporal Integration of Refractive Development

 

 

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Clemens Boucsein

Albert-Ludwigs-University

The rodeo of spiking: on the importance of having a saddle in the bumpy regime

 

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Odelia Schwartz
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Contextual influences in vision and natural image statistics

 

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 – 1:00 – Room 222

Stanley Komban

SUNY College of Optometry

Neuronal and perceptual differences in the processing of Darks and Light

 

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Monday, December 9, 2013 – 11:00 – Room 1118

Yushi Wang

SUNY College of Optometry

Functional Organization of Topographic Maps in Primary Visual Cortex

 

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013 – 12:00 – Alumni Commons (18th Floor)

Dr. Joo-Hyun Song

Brown University

Attention and visuomotor processes

 

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Alexandra Benavente

SUNY College of Optometry

Spatial and Temporal Integration of Refractive Development

 

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Friday, February 7, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Mark Rosenfield

SUNY College of Optometry

Today’s technology: Yesterday’s eye exam

 

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Toco Chui

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Monitoring Longitudinal Vasculopathic Changes in Human Retina using Offset Pinhole Adaptive Optics Scanning Light Ophthalmoscopy

 

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014- 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Robert Wojciechowski

John Hopkins University

Refractive Error Research in the Genomics Era

 

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Bosco Tjan
University of Southern California
Form Vision without Fovea: image representation and gaze control

 

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Friday, March 7th, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Sabine Kastner
Princeton University
Network dynamics for attentional selection in the primate brain

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Susana Chung
University of California, Berkeley
Plasticity of the visual system following macular lesions

 

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – 12:20 – Room 222
Dr. Dennis Levi
University of California, Berkeley
Removing the brakes on plasticity in the amblyopic brain
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 – 12:05 – Room 222

Dr. Andy Hartwick
Ohio State University
Slow but Steady: Temporal Properties of Ganglion Cell Photoreceptors

 

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 – 12:05 – Room 222
Dr. Andrew Parker
University of Oxford
The binocular brain: seeing in depth with two eyes.
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Monday, April 21, 2014 – 12:00 – 18th Floor Alumni Commons

Dr. William Tuten
University of California – Berkeley
Single-cone psychophysics with adaptive optics

 

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Christopher Niell
University of Oregon
Visual processing and behavioral state in the mouse
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Nicola Anstice
The University of Auckland
Myopia – Can we control it?

 

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Friday, May 23, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Javier Cudeiro
Department of Medicine, University of A Coruña (Spain) and Berenson-Allen Center, Harvard University (US)
Modulatory mechanisms operating at the visual cortico-thalamic loop
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Donald Hood
Columbia University
Glaucomatous Damage of the Macula
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014 – 12:00 – 18th Floor (Alumni Commons)

Dr. Tara Alvarez
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Functional Mechanism of Neural Control in Convergence Insufficiency

 

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Wednesday,  July 9, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Naveen K. Yadav
SUNY College of Optometry
Objective Assessment of Visual Dysfunction in the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Population Using the Visual-Evoked Potential (VEP)
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Tuesday,  September 16,2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Kristina Haworth
The Ohio State University
Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Oxidative Stress on the Human Ocular Surface
 

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Thursday,  September 18, 2014 – 2:00 – Room 222

Bonnie Cooper (Thesis Defense)
SUNY College of Optometry
Responses properties of macaque retinal ganglion cells to compound sinusoids and complex waveforms: harmonic analyses & relations to human psychophysical data.

 

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Tuesday,  September 23, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Stephen A. Burns
School of Optometry – Indiana University
Imaging the Retinal Vasculature and Blood Flow

 

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Tuesday,  October 7, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Zhong-Lin Lu
The Ohio State University
Efficient Assessment of Visual Deficits in Amblyopia

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Tuesday,  October 21, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Laura J. Frishman
University of Houston
Noninvasive in vivo assessment of inner retinal and optic nerve function

 

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Friday, November 7, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Martin Banks

University of California – Berkeley
Stereopsis is Optimized for the Natural Environment

 

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Monday, November 10, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Susana Marcos
Instituto de Óptica
Shedding light into Crystalline lens optics, accommodation, and presbyopia treatment

 

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Ann E. Elsner
Indiana University
I’m Not Done Yet: the life of cones in AMD
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Alan Freeman
The University of Sydney
Orientation detectors are narrowly tuned, motion detectors are broadly tuned: why?
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. William Bialek
Princeton University
More than the sum of their parts:  Searching for collective behavior in networks of neurons and flocks of birds
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Anitha Pasupathy
University of Washington
Boundary curvature as a basis of form encoding in the primate brain
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Machelle Pardue
Emory University
Retinal contributions to myopia susceptibility
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Alison McDermott

University of Houston

Antimicrobial peptides: Innate Defense Against Ocular Surface Pathogens and Potential Therapeutic Uses

 

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Monday, March 9, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Li Li
Hong Kong University
The role of optic flow in the control of locomotion toward a goal

 

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Jamie Mazer
Yale School of Medicine
Stabilizing visual and attention representations during natural vision

 

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Susana Martinez-Conde

State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center

From exploration to fixation: towards a unified theory of saccadic function

 

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Christian Casanova
Université de Montréal
Neural processing in the pulvinar and its contribution to transthalamic cortico-cortical communication
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Speaker: Dr. Heather Anderson
Affiliation:  University of Houston
Title: A Medley of Objectivity:  Amplitude, Astigmatism, and Spectacle Compliance

 

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222

Dr. Christopher Clark
Indiana University
Retinal profile and structural differences between myopes and emmetropes

 

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Alex Huk
University of Texas at Austin
Decision-correlated activity in the posterior parietal cortex
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Shiri Azenkot
Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, Cornell Tech
Designing Technology for Blind People
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Atanu Ghosh
University of Rochester
Optical and biomechanical factors associated with near work and myopia
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Monday, June 1, 2015- 12:00 – Room 206
Dr. John E. Dowling
Harvard University
The Zebrafish: An Animal that Sees
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Wendy Harrison
Midwestern University
Methods for Early Detection of Diabetic Eye Disease
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Monday, July 27, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222 (PhD Dissertation Defense)
Baptiste Caziot
SUNY College of Optometry
The Contributions of Binocular Disparity to Mid-Level Vision
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Friday, September 25, 2015- 12:00 – 18th Floor Alumni Commons

Dr. Lynne Kiorpes
New York University
Neural correlates of amblyopia
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015- 12:00 – 18th Floor Alumni Commons

Dr. Patricia D’Amore
Harvard University (Schepens Eye Research Institute)
Role of VEGF in the Adult: Implications for Anti-VEFG Therapies
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Friday, November 20, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Harold Bedell
The University of Houston
Crowding and Contour Interaction: More is Different
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 Friday, December 4, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Dario Ringach
University of California – Los Angeles
Micro-organization of tuning selectivity in mouse primary visual cortex
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Friday, December 11, 2015- 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Michael Goldberg
Columbia University
Cortical Mechanisms for Attention and Arousal
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Friday, January 22, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Nicholas J. Priebe
The University of Texas at Austin
Binocular Integration in Mouse Visual Cortex
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Friday, February 19, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Audrey Bernstein
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Pathological Protein Accumulation in the Eye
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Friday, February 26, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222
Dr. Elena Ivanova
Cornell University
Leveraging Optogenetic-Based Neurovascular Circuit Characterization for Repair
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Thursday, March 17, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 206 (Job Candidate)
Dr. Bikash R. Pattnaik
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Novel therapy for Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis using patient-in-adish
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Friday, March 18, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. David James Field
Cornell University
Unraveling the natural scene manifold: A geometric approach to understanding non-linearities in the visual pathway
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Friday, March 25th, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Kalanit Grill-Spector
Stanford University
The functional neuroanatomy of face perception
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Friday, April 15, 2016 – 12:00 -12:00 – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. Michael Twa
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Elasticity Imaging and Corneal Biomechanics
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Friday, April 22, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. Alessandra Angelucci
University of Utah
Contextual integration in primary visual cortex: circuits, mechanisms and function.
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Monday, May 9, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. Barbara Gillam
University of New South Wales Sydney
The roles of absolute disparity, relative disparity and monocular regions in the perception of stereoscopic surface orientation
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Friday, May 27, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. Jonathan A Winawer
New York University
Spatial and Temporal Integration in the Human Visual Pathways
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Friday, June 10, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Roger Tootell
Harvard University
Visualizing and Linking Columnar Streams in Human Visual Cortex
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Friday, September 02, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Lisa Ostrin
University of Houston
Objectively Measured Light Exposure and Eye Growth in Children: Potential Role of Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells
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Friday, October 07, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Nicole Rust
University of Pennsylvania
The Superposition of Visual and Rule-based Representations in IT Cortex
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Friday, October 14, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Douglas McMahon
Vanderbilt University
Retina Neural Network Adaptation: Dopamine and Circadian Mechanisms
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Monday, October 24, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Hanna Smithson
University of Oxford
Part 1. Specularity and the Perception of Surface Colour
Part 2. High-resolution in vivo Retinal Imaging as a Tool for Vision Science
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (PhD Dissertation Defense)
Lauren Wool
SUNY College of Optometry
Color Vision: From Cells to Salience
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 Friday, October 28, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Steven K. Shevell
University of Chicago
Perceptual Resolution of Neural Ambiguity
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 Friday, November 4, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Tatyana Sharpee
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Neural Mechanisms of Visual Object Recognition
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 Friday, December 02, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Kristine Dalton
University of Waterloo
The Sports Vision Challenge
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 Friday, December 09, 2016 – 12:00 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Jimmy Zhou
Yale University School of Medicine
Glutamate-glycine Co-transmission in the Retina
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 Friday, January 13, 2017 – 11:30 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Gaby Maimon
The Rockefeller University
Quantitatively Tuned Efference Copies During Gaze Changes in Drosophila
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 Friday, January 20, 2017 – 11:30 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Weiji Ma
New York University
The Representation of Uncertainty in Visual Cortex
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 Friday, January 27, 2017 – 11:30 – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Pauline Kang
University of New South Wales
Myopia Control with Orthokeratology
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CANCELLED Friday, February 10, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Mehrdad Jazayeri
MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Temporal Control of Self-Initiated Movements by Speed of Cortical Dynamics
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Friday, March 10, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Johannes Burge
University of Pennsylvania
The Lawful Imprecision of Human Tilt Estimation in Natural Scenes
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Friday, March 24, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 222 (Colloquia)
Dr. Arthur Shapiro
American University
Illusions: Studying the Weird to Gain Insight on the Ordinary
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Friday, March 31, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Cecilia Chao
SUNY College of Optometry
Do Contact Lens Wear and LASIK Induce Inflammatory Response
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Friday, April 21, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 103 (Colloquia)
Dr. Eyal Seidemann
The University of Texas at Austin
Decision Related Activity and Top-down Attentional Modulation in Primate V1
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CANCELLED Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. Bi Hong Sheng
School of Ophthalmology at the University of Shandong of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Children Vision Care in Shandong: From Public Welfare to Scientific Research
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Friday, May 5, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 103 (Colloquia)
Dr. Stephen Tsang
Columbia University
Precision Genome Surgery for Imprecision Medicine
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Friday, June 02, 2017 – 12:00pm –Room 206 (Colloquia)
Dr. Juan Carlos Letelier
Universidad De Chile
ECG and Random Noise: Envelope Analysis of EEG Traces
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 103 (PhD Dissertation Defense)
Cristina Llerena Law
SUNY College of Optometry
Binocular Approaches to Perceptual Learning in Adult Amblyopia
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Friday, June 16, 2017 – 12:00pm –1118 (Colloquia)
Dr. Huaiyu Hu
Upstate Medical University
A Role of Ciliary Pocket Matrix in Maintaining Photoreceptor Survival
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Thursday, August 03, 2017 – 11:00am – Room 222 (PhD Dissertation Defense)
Kaushambi Roy
SUNY College of Optometry
Gap Junctional Coupling Between Retinal Amacrine and Ganglion Cells Underlies Coherent Spike Activity Integral to Global Object Perception
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Monday, September 25, 2017 – 9:30am – Room 222 (PhD Dissertation Defense)
Nabin Joshi
SUNY College of Optometry
Objective Assessment of Retinal Ganglion Cell Damage in Glaucoma
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 222
Dr. Manas Biswal
University of Florida
Objective Assessment of Retinal Ganglion Cell Damage in Glaucoma
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 – 12:00pm – Room 222
Dr. Catherine Cheng
The Scripps Research Institute
Dissecting the Mechanisms for Lifelong Homeostasis and Transparency in the Eye Lens