September 10, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Earl Miller, MIT

Boynton Colloquium:

Prefrontal cortex and the neural basis of cognitive control

October 15, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Joe Malpeli, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Boynton Colloquium:

Why the lateral geniculate nucleus of the thalamus is just like the rings of saturn

October 22, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Murray Sherman, Neurobiology, State University of New York

Boynton Colloquium:

Thalamic relay functions

October 29, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Larry Snyder, Washington University, St. Louis

Boynton Colloquium:

Flexible behavior in monkeys: space, memory and the posterior parietal cortex

November 16, 2001, 12:00 p.m.


Ophthalmology Lunch Discussions

November 27, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Luca Brigatti, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy

November 30, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Jamie Hillis

Research Talk:

Are corresponding points fixed?

December 4, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Robert deRuyter, NEC Research Institute

Boynton Colloquium:

How to estimate self motion, and how the blowfly does it

December 7, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Geunyoung Yoon, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Supernormal vision

December 14, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Joe Hardy, University of California, Berkeley

Research Talk:

Color-selective encoding of luminance information

January 19, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Bruno Averbeck, University of Minnesota

Research Talk:

Neural activity during the drawing of geometrical shapes

January 26, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Ian Cox, Bausch & Lomb Inc.

Research Talk:

Is soft lens vision soft?

January 29, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Daniel Wolpert

Boynton Colloquium:

Forward models in sensorimotor control

February 2, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Kyros Kutulakos

Research Talk:

What do N photos tell us about 3D shape?

February 9, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Jessica Bayliss

Research Talk:

Observations from a brain-computer interface application for environmental control

February 16, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Randal Nelson

Research Talk:

Cubist recognition of 3D objects

March 5, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Ulf Eysel, Ruhr-University

Boynton Colloquium:

Lesion-induced plasticity in the visual system

March 16, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Walter Makous, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Visual adaptation: fixed gain in human cones

March 19, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

David Sheinberg, Brown University

Research Talk:

From perception to action: The role of temporal cortical neurons in noticing visual stimuli

March 23, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Jeff Saunders

Research Talk:

The role of visual feedback for guiding hand movements

March 26, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Paul Glimcher, New York University

Research Talk:

Decision theoretic analyses of parietal cortex

March 30, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Jim Ison, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

A multidisciplinary study of the causes of presbycusis, in human listeners and in animal models of aging

April 9, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Robert Wurtz, NIH

Boynton Colloquium:

The visual motor dialogue between cerebral cortex and the superior colliculus

April 13, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Randall Hayes

Research Talk:

Ideal observers and visual search

May 11, 2001, 12:00 p.m.


ARVO/VSS Post-mortem

May 14, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

P. Read Montague

Research Talk:

Neuromodulation through fast dopamine fluctuations

May 18, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Marc Dubi

Research Talk:

The effects of competing visual tasks on MST neuronal responses to optic flow

May 25, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Keith Schneider

Research Talk:

Visual Attention and Perceptual latency

June 15, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Jack Fraser

Research Talk:

A discussion of intellectual property and patents

June 18, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Sue Galvin

Research Talk:

Measuring perception without awareness with type II ROC analysis

June 26, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Jack Werner

Research Talk:

July 9, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Taosheng Liu


The effect of motion on recognition of novel, 3-dimensional objects

July 11, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Michael Helmbrecht

Research Talk:

A MEMS segmented mirror for adaptive optics

July 12, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Stacey Choi

Research Talk:

The Stiles-Crawford effect of the first kind (SCE-I) in myopic eyes

July 16, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Phil Kruger

Research Talk:

How does the eye know which way to go? Signed signals for reflex accommodation

July 20, 2001, 12:00 p.m.

Phil Lempert

Research Talk:

Quantitative assessment of eyes presumed to have amblyopia (Does amblyopia actually exist as a clinical entity?)