Events

2006

January 30, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Bartlett Mel, University of Southern California

Boynton Colloquium:

A common mechanism, but disparate roles for divisive inhibition in the dendrites of visual cortical neurons


February 6, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Ania Majewska, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Imaging visually-driven structural plasticity at cortical synapses in vivo


February 13, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Geraint Rees, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Boynton Colloquium:

Decoding consciousness


February 24, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Bruno Averbeck, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Prefrontal cortical activity representing choice probability in a sequential decision making task


February 27, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Keith Schneider, Rochester Center for Brain Imaging, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

High-resolution functional imaging of the human lateral geniculate nucleus and superior colliclulus


March 15, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Greg DeAngelis, Washington University

Research Talk:

Perceiving and navigating through 3D space: neural mechanisms of depth and heading perception in the dorsal visual processing stream


March 22, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Jeansok Kim, Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle

Research Talk:

The stressed brain-memory systems


March 27, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Carl Olson, Carnegie Mellon University

Boynton Colloquium:

Reward-related activity in primate frontal cortex: does it represent value or reflect motivation?


April 17, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Steven Feldon, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Automated analysis of visual field defects


April 21, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Julia Trommershäuser, Giessen University

Research Talk:

Decision Making and Movement Planning Under Risk


April 25, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Xinying Cai, Arizona State University

Research Talk:

Recruitment and tuning of cerebral cortical neurons during adaptation to perturbations of arm reaching movement in monkeys


May 1, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Dominic Barraclough, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Neural activity related to choice and outcome in the lateral intra-parietal cortex


May 11, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Uri Polat, Goldschleger Eye Research Institute, Tel Aviv University

Research Talk:

Normal and abnormal spatial-temporal properties of lateral interactions


May 15, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

David DiLoreto, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Re-evaluating Müller cell anatomy in the retina: implications for functio


May 22, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

David Fitzpatrick, Duke University

Boynton Colloquium:

Cortical cartography revisited: A new look at the functional architecture of primary visual cortex and its development


May 26, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Lin Gan, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Molecular mechanisms of retinal cell type specification


May 26, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Daniel Gajewski, Michigan State University

Research Talk:

Visual working memory and the active vision perspective


June 5, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Gary Paige, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Cross-sensory interaction and adaptation underlying spatial localization


June 19, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Miguel Eckstein, University of California at Santa Barbara

Boynton Colloquium:

Predictive cues in visual search: Behavior, computation, and neurophysiology


June 23, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Shawn Green, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

The speed and accuracy of a perceptual decision in action video game players


June 26, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Osamu Masuda, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Spatiotemporal properties of the chromatic channel in the peripheral visual field


June 30, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Richard Libby, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Glaucomatous vision loss: lessons from mutant mice


July 14, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Howard Federoff, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Development of immunotherapy for prion diseases using antibody gene transfer


July 17, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Aaron Cecala, Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Amplitude changes in response to target displacements during human eye--head movements


July 24, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Dan Gray, Optics, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

In vivo high-resolution fluorescence retinal imaging with adaptive optics


July 28, 2006, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Nathan Rosecrans, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Stabilization of ongoing network dynamics in visual cortex during sensory stimulation


July 31, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Tim Martin

Research Talk:

Hemianopic visual behavior in a naturalistic task


August 7, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Krista Gigone, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Do we take advantage of environmental statistics to guide saccades?


August 21, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Cory Hussar, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Task demands modulate response selectivity of prefrontal neurons during a working memory for motion task


September 5, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Hyojung Seo, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Neuronal signals related to gains, losses and utilities in the medial frontal cortex of monkeys


October 3, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Daniel Zaksas, Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester (Advisor: Pasternak)

Thesis Defense:

Neural circuitry for the maintenance and manipulation of visual motion information


October 10, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Leo Lui, Monash University

Research Talk:

Functional response properties of neurons in the motion-processing middle temporal (MT) cortical area: investigating size summation


October 20, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Ed Stone

Boynton Colloquium:

Genetics of macular degeneration


October 23, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Marisa Carrasco-Queijeiro

Boynton Colloquium:

Mechanisms of visual attention: psychophysical and neuroimaging studies


October 27, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Jeff Beck, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Bayesian inference with probabilistic population codes


October 30, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Tirin Moore, Stanford University

Boynton Colloquium:

Neural control of selective attention


November 6, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

John O'Doherty, California Institute of Technology

Boynton Colloquium:

Abstract state-based inference in ventromedial prefrontal cortex during decision making in humans


November 8, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Zhong Lin Lu, Visiting Scholar from the University of Southern California

Boynton Colloquium:

Characterizing observers and their functions


December 11, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Anna Roe, Vanderbilt University

Boynton Colloquium:

Illusion and the brain: insight through an optical window


December 15, 2006, 12:00 p.m.

Jeong Woo Sohn, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (Advisor: Lee)

Thesis Defense:

Action value and motor sequence representation in the primate medial frontal cortex