Events

2004

January 12, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Karen Hampson, Imperial College, United Kingdom

Research Talk:

The Higher-order Aberrations of the Human Eye: Relation to the Pulse, Entrainment, and the Relevance to the Accommodation Response


January 30, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Wei Ji Ma, California Institute of Technology

Research Talk:

Manipulation of Uncertainty: Multisensory Perception and Visual Short-term Memory


February 9, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Iain Gilchrist, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK

Research Talk:

Why Do We Move Our Eyes?


March 1, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Steven Jax, Graduate student, Pennsylvania State University

Research Talk:

Sequential Effects in Reaching around Obstacles: The Obstacle-Perseveration Effect


March 5, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Peggy Series, Postdoc, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Orientation Selectivity, Tuning Curve Sharpening, and the Efficiency of a Population Code


March 8, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Ted Dryja, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Boynton Colloquium:

Hereditary Human Photoreceptor Diseases: Numerous Phenotypes and Genetic Causes


March 12, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Marc Schieber, Assoc. Professor, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Pruning the Cortico-Motoneuronal Network that Controls the Fingers


March 19, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Matt Dye, Postdoc, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

The development of visual attention skills in school-aged children: Effects of age and action video gaming


March 26, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Hal Greenwald, Graduate student, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Monocular and binocular cues contribute differently to planning and online control of reaching movements


March 29, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Bill Geisler, Center for Perceptual Systems and Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Boynton Colloquium:

Visual Search: Gaze Contingent Displays and the Ideal Searcher


April 12, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Uri Polat, Tel-Aviv University, Goldschleger Eye Research Institute

Boynton Colloquium:

Functional architecture and plasticity of lateral interactions


May 10, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Marla Feller, Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego

Boynton Colloquium:

The mechanisms and function of spontaneous activity in the developing mammalian retina


May 14, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Elena Fedorovskaya, Eastman Kodak Co.

Research Talk:

Image quality as a problem of computational vision


May 17, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

David Heeger, Professor, Psychology and Neural Science, New York University

Boynton Colloquium:

Waves of activity in early visual cortex during binocular rivalry


June 2, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Jason Porter, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Thesis Defense:

Sources of the monochromatic aberrations induced in human eyes after laser refractive surgery


June 4, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Rebecca Sappington, Neuroscience, University of Rochester

Thesis Defense:

Pressure-induced intrinsic and extrinsic modulation of retinal ganglion cell apoptosis in an in vitro model of glaucoma


June 7, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Seth Pantanelli, Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester

Thesis Defense:

Wavefront measurement and characterization of ocular pathologies


June 14, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Dennis Dacey, University of Washington, Seattle

Boynton Colloquium:

Ganglion cell type diversity and visual pathways in the primate


June 21, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Matthew V. Chafee, Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

Research Talk:

Sensorimotor independence of spatial representations in monkey posterior parietal cortex


June 28, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Douglas Goodman, Sr. Scientist, Corning Tropel

Research Talk:

Educator's Day at the OSA Annual Meeting


September 9, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Alireza Soltani, Physics, Brandeis University

Research Talk:

Reward-based decision making


September 13, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Sheila Nirenberg, Neurobiology, UCLA

Boynton Colloquium:

Dissecting neural circuits in the visual system using targeted cell class ablation


October 13, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Alex Wade, UCSF

Miscellaneous:

Retinotopic mapping with MR


October 18, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Martin Banks, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Research Talk:

Why do pictures viewed from the wrong place look good?


November 5, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Alexandre Pouget, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Using cortical variability for Bayesian inferences


November 8, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Okihide Hikosaka, Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research, NEI

Boynton Colloquium:

Neural mechanisms of reward-oriented saccadic eye movement


November 9, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Xiao-jing Wang

Research Talk:

Decision making and flexible sensori-motor learning: from cellular mechanisms to network behavior


November 22, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Barry Lee, SUNY College of Optometry

Boynton Colloquium:

Ganglion cell signals and motion mechanisms


November 29, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Krystel Huxlin, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Training-induced recovery of visual motion perception after visual cortical strokes in humans


December 6, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Christof Koch, California Institute of Technology

Boynton Colloquium:

Studying consciousness using single cell recordings, fMRI and psychophysics


December 13, 2004, 12:00 p.m.

Jamie Hillis, University of Pennsylvania

Research Talk:

Are color appearance and discriminability controlled by the same mechanisms of adaptation?