Events

2007

January 12, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Wei Ji Ma, Postdoc, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

The optimality of multisensory perception


January 15, 2007, 4:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ayelet Sapir, Washington University

Miscellaneous:

Neural correlates of visual attention in the normal brain and in neglect patients


January 25, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

William Bosking, The University of Texas

Miscellaneous:

Task-dependent readout of early sensory representations


January 26, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ruben Moreno-Bote, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

When the stimulus becomes maximally ambiguous


January 31, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Matthew Smith, Carnegie Mellon University

Miscellaneous:

Global form processing and population coding in visual cortex


February 8, 2007, 2:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ed Pugh, University of Pennsylvania

Research Talk:

The visual retinoid cycle in health and disease


February 9, 2007, 9:00 a.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Janet Sparrow

Boynton Colloquium:

Shedding light on the lipofuscin of retinal pigment epithelial cells


February 13, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Alan Stocker, New York University

Boynton Colloquium:

Understanding visual motion perception on the basis of optimality


February 15, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Duje Tadin, Vanderbilt University

Miscellaneous:

Center-surround interactions in vision: description and functional roles


February 26, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Nicole Rust, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Boynton Colloquium:

The mechanisms underlying motion pattern invariance in area MT


March 8, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Charles Kemp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Miscellaneous:

The structure and acquisition of semantic knowledge


March 12, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ahna R. Girshick, University of California, Berkeley

Research Talk:

Probabilistic combination of disparity and texture slant information: weighted averaging and robust estimation as optimal percepts


March 29, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Janneke Jehee, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

The functional role of top-down interactions in visual processing


April 5, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Oliver Hinds, Boston University

Research Talk:

Human V1 topography investigated with structural and functional MRI


April 16, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Karl A. Kasischke, Center for Aging and Developmental Biology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

NADH as a functional imaging signal


April 18, 2007, 12:00 p.m., 109 Goergen

Daniel Gray, University of Rochester (Advisor: David Williams)

Thesis Defense:

High resolution in vivo imaging of retinal cells with adaptive optics fluorescence scanning laser ophthalmoscopy


April 23, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Fulvio Domini, Brown University

Research Talk:

A novel approach to the problem of cue integration: the Stereo-Motion case


May 4, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Rob Hladky, Mathematics, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Modeling the visual cortex with subRiemannian geometry


May 18, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Alexandre Pouget, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Cortical variability: noise or ignorance?


June 18, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Mary Jo Maciejewski, Postdoc, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Detection of cortical vision loss using fMRI and psychophysics


August 2, 2007, 9:00 a.m., Meliora Hall, 2nd Fl.

Miscellaneous:

CVS Undergraduate Fellowship Poster Session/Picnic


August 6, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

C. Shawn Green, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

The speed and accuracy of perceptual decisions in action video game players


August 14, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Melchi Michel, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (Advisor: Robert Jacobs)

Thesis Defense:

Statistical Mechanisms and Constraints in Perceptual Learning: What can we learn?


August 30, 2007, 9:00 a.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Krista Gigone, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (Advisor: Mary Hayhoe)

Thesis Defense:

Investigations of intrasaccadic integration with a three-dimensional spatial localization task


September 10, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ben Masella, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Retinal damage observed with autofluorescence imaging of retinal pigment epithelium cells in vivo


September 26, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ross Messing, Computer Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Bayesian model selection in perceptual organization of motion


September 28, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Lu Yin, University of Pennyslvania

Research Talk:

Visual processing in guinea pig retina along the dual gradient in cone opsin expression


October 15, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

David Leopold, National Institute of Mental Health

Boynton Colloquium:

A dissociation of basic neural signals in V1 during perceptual suppression


October 29, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Aaron Seitz, Boston University

Boynton Colloquium:

The role of reward in perceptual learning


November 12, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Anthony Norcia, The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

Boynton Colloquium:

Imaging the dynamics of figure-ground segmentation


December 3, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Rowan Candy, Indiana University

Boynton Colloquium:

The retinal visual experience of the human infant


December 10, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Josh Wallman, The City College of New York

Boynton Colloquium:

Saccadic learning and a motoric role for visual attention


December 12, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Melanie Campbell, University of Waterloo

Research Talk:

Retinal image quality and sampling during emmetropization and lens induction of myopia


December 13, 2007, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Duje Tadin, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Mechanisms of figure-ground segregation in visual motion perception