Events

2005

January 17, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Jack Gallant, Helen Willis Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley

Boynton Colloquium:

Area V4: representation, attention and working memory


February 14, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Eero Simoncelli, Center for Neural Science, NYU

Boynton Colloquium:

Characterization of neural responses with stochastic stimuli


February 21, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Janneke Jehee, University of Amsterdam

Research Talk:

Interactions between higher and lower visual areas improve shape selectivity of higher level neurons; explaining crowding phenomena


February 28, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Fred Fitzke, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London

Boynton Colloquium:

Detection of cell apoptosis and imaging retinal disease using fluorescence


March 11, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Bruno Averbeck, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Reading the mind: neural decoding of ensemble activity


March 14, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

David Ferster, Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University

Boynton Colloquium:

The assembly of receptive fields in cat visual cortex


March 28, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Peter Sterling, Laboratory of Retinal Microcircuitry, University of Pennsylvania

Boynton Colloquium:

Psychophysics to biophysics: efficient circuits from stochastic synapses


April 11, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Partha Mitra, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Boynton Colloquium:

The behaving brain: how to quantify neural dynamics?


April 15, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Maggie Shiffrar, Psychology, Rutgers University

Boynton Colloquium:

The visual, motor & social analyses of human movement


April 18, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Jelena Jovancevic, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Control of gaze while walking


May 16, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Mary Peterson, Psychology, University of Arizona

Boynton Colloquium:

Past experience and competition in figure assignment


May 18, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Peter Latham, Visiting Scholar, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, London UK

Boynton Colloquium:

Synchrony: neural code or epiphenomon?


May 23, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Jacob Feldman, Psychology, Rutgers University

Boynton Colloquium:

Parts and processes: local and global mechanisms in the representation of shape


May 25, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Peter Latham, Visiting Scholar, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, London UK

Research Talk:

Requiem for the spike—why firing rate is all we need to care about


June 6, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Philip Sabes, Physiology & the Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco

Boynton Colloquium:

Sensory integration during motor planning


June 13, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Tim Martin, Postdoctoral Candidate, University of New Mexico

Research Talk:

The dynamics of visual attention: coupled oscillators or stochastic clocks?


July 26, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Soyoun Kim, Postdoctoral Candidate

Research Talk:

Investigating the roles of odor evoked oscillations in turtle olfactory bulb


August 3, 2005, 9:00 a.m., Meliora Hall

Miscellaneous:

CVS Undergraduate Fellowship Poster Session


August 9, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Jason Droll, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (Advisor: Mary Hayhoe)

Thesis Defense:

How tasks demands and prior knowledge control eye movements, visual attention and use of working memory


October 3, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

David Knill, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:


October 10, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Aude Oliva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Boynton Colloquium:

The gist of a scene: recognizing the visual world on the fly


October 17, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Ben Backus

Research Talk:

Recruitment of new cues for visual perception in a Pavlovian conditioning procedure


October 24, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Frederic Theunissen, University of California at Berkeley

Boynton Colloquium:

Perceptual and neural discrimination of spectral and temporal modulations found in natural sounds


November 4, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Benjamin Kuipers, University of Texas at Austin

Research Talk:

The Hybrid Spatial Semantic Hierarchy: Factoring the Mapping Problem


November 7, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Artur Cideciyan, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Boynton Colloquium:

Topography of disease in hereditary retinal degenerations


November 18, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Jennifer Hunter, University of Waterloo

Research Talk:

Assessment of ocular image quality in chicks developing with and without goggles


December 5, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Greg DeAngelis, Washington University in St. Louis

Boynton Colloquium:

Linking neural representation to function: roles of area MT in depth perception


December 6, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Mark Histed, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Talk:

Microstimulation of the supplementary eye fields can reorder a remembered eye movement sequence


December 12, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Zhaoping Li, University College London

Research Talk:

Bottom up saliency map by a single stage V1 process rather than a combination of feature maps