Talk Series Abstracts 2005

January 17: Jack Gallant, Helen Willis Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley

Area V4: representation, attention and working memory

CVS Boynton Colloquium


February 14: Eero Simoncelli, Center for Neural Science, NYU

Characterization of neural responses with stochastic stimuli

CVS Boynton Colloquium


February 21: Janneke Jehee, University of Amsterdam

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

CVS Research Talk


February 28: Fred Fitzke, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London

Detection of cell apoptosis and imaging retinal disease using fluorescence

CVS Boynton Colloquium


March 11: Bruno Averbeck, Center for Visual Science

Reading the mind: neural decoding of ensemble activity

CVS Research Talk


March 14: David Ferster, Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University

The assembly of receptive fields in cat visual cortex

CVS Boynton Colloquium


March 28: Peter Sterling, Laboratory of Retinal Microcircuitry, University of Pennsylvania

Psychophysics to biophysics: efficient circuits from stochastic synapses

CVS Boynton Colloquium


April 11: Partha Mitra, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

The behaving brain: how to quantify neural dynamics?

CVS Boynton Colloquium (co-sponsored by Computer Science)


April 15: Maggie Shiffrar, Psychology, Rutgers University

The visual, motor & social analyses of human movement

CVS Boynton Colloquium (co-sponsored by Brain & Cognitive Sciences)


April 18: Jelena Jovancevic, Center for Visual Science

Control of gaze while walking

CVS Research Talk


May 16: Mary Peterson, Psychology, University of Arizona

Past experience and competition in figure assignment

CVS Boynton Colloquium


May 18: Peter Latham, Visiting Scholar, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, London UK

Synchrony: neural code or epiphenomon?

CVS Boynton Colloquium


May 23: Jacob Feldman, Psychology, Rutgers University

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium


May 25: Peter Latham, Visiting Scholar, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, London UK

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

CVS Research Talk


June 6: Philip Sabes, Physiology & the Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco

Sensory integration during motor planning

CVS Boynton Colloquium


June 13: Tim Martin, University of New Mexico (Postdoctoral Candidate)

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

CVS Research Talk


July 26: Soyoun Kim (Postdoctoral Candidate)

Investigating the roles of odor evoked oscillations in turtle olfactory bulb

CVS Research Talk


August 3

CVS Undergraduate Fellowship Poster Session, Meliora Hall

CVS Picnic, Roundhouse, Genesee Valley Park


August 9: Jason Droll, Brain and Cognitive Sciences (Advisor: Mary Hayhoe)

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

CVS Thesis Defense


October 3: David Knill, Center for Visual Science

CVS Research Talk


October 10: Aude Oliva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium


October 17: Ben Backus

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

CVS Research Talk


October 24: Frederic Theunissen, University of California at Berkeley

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium


November 4: Benjamin Kuipers, University of Texas at Austin

The Hybrid Spatial Semantic Hierarchy: Factoring the Mapping Problem

CVS Research Talk


November 7: Artur Cideciyan, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Topography of disease in hereditary retinal degenerations

CVS Boynton Colloquium (co-sponsored by Ophthalmology)


November 18: Jennifer Hunter, University of Waterloo

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

CVS Research Talk


December 5: Greg DeAngelis, Washington University in St. Louis

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium


December 6: Mark Histed, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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

CVS Research Talk


December 12: Zhaoping Li, University College London

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

CVS Research Talk

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