Talk Series Abstracts 2006

January 30: Bartlett Mel, University of Southern California

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


February 6: Ania Majewska, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

Imaging visually-driven structural plasticity at cortical synapses in vivo

CVS Research Talk


February 13: Geraint Rees, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Decoding consciousness

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


February 24: Bruno Averbeck, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

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

CVS Research Talk


February 27: Keith Schneider, Rochester Center for Brain Imaging, University of Rochester

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

CVS Research Talk


March 15: Greg DeAngelis, Washington University

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

CVS Research Talk


March 22: Jeansok Kim, Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle

The stressed brain-memory systems

CVS Research Talk


March 27: Carl Olson, Carnegie Mellon University

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


April 17: Steven Feldon, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Automated analysis of visual field defects

CVS Research Talk


April 21: Julia Trommershäuser, Giessen University

Decision Making and Movement Planning Under Risk

CVS Research Talk


April 25: Xinying Cai, Arizona State University

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

CVS Research Talk


May 1: Dominic Barraclough, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

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

CVS Research Talk


May 11: Uri Polat, Goldschleger Eye Research Institute, Tel Aviv University

Normal and abnormal spatial-temporal properties of lateral interactions

CVS Research Talk


May 15: David DiLoreto, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

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

CVS Research Talk


May 22: David Fitzpatrick, Duke University

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


May 26: Lin Gan, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Molecular mechanisms of retinal cell type specification

CVS Research Talk


May 26: Daniel Gajewski, Michigan State University

Visual working memory and the active vision perspective

CVS Research Talk


June 5: Gary Paige, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

Cross-sensory interaction and adaptation underlying spatial localization

CVS Research Talk


June 19: Miguel Eckstein, University of California at Santa Barbara

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


June 23: Shawn Green, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

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

CVS Research Talk


June 26: Osamu Masuda, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Spatiotemporal properties of the chromatic channel in the peripheral visual field

CVS Research Talk


June 30: Richard Libby, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Glaucomatous vision loss: lessons from mutant mice

CVS Research Talk


July 14: Howard Federoff, University of Rochester

Development of immunotherapy for prion diseases using antibody gene transfer

CVS Research Talk


July 17: Aaron Cecala, Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester

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

CVS Research Talk


July 24: Dan Gray, Optics, University of Rochester

In vivo high-resolution fluorescence retinal imaging with adaptive optics

CVS Research Talk


July 28: Nathan Rosecrans, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Stabilization of ongoing network dynamics in visual cortex during sensory stimulation

CVS Research Talk


July 31: Tim Martin

Hemianopic visual behavior in a naturalistic task

CVS Research Talk


August 7: Krista Gigone

Do we take advantage of environmental statistics to guide saccades?

CVS Research Talk


August 21: Cory Hussar, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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

CVS Research Talk


September 5: Hyojung Seo, Brain & Cognitive Sciences

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

CVS Research Talk


October 3: Daniel Zaksas, Neurobiology and Anatomy (Advisor: Pasternak)

Neural circuitry for the maintenance and manipulation of visual motion information

CVS Thesis Defense


October 10: Leo Lui, Monash University

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

CVS Research Talk


October 20: Ed Stone

Genetics of macular degeneration

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


October 23: Marisa Carrasco-Queijeiro

Mechanisms of visual attention: psychophysical and neuroimaging studies

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


October 27: Jeff Beck, Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Bayesian inference with probabilistic population codes

CVS Research Talk


October 30: Tirin Moore, Stanford University

Neural control of selective attention

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


November 6: John O'Doherty, California Institute of Technology

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

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


November 8: Zhong Lin Lu, Visiting Scholar from the University of Southern California

Characterizing observers and their functions

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


December 11: Anna Roe, Vanderbilt University

Illusion and the brain: insight through an optical window

CVS Boynton Colloquium Series


December 15: Jeong Woo Sohn, Brain & Cognitive Sciences (Advisor: Lee)

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

CVS Thesis Defense

top