Events

2009

January 12, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Jim DiCarlo, MIT

Boynton Colloquium:

Untangling object recognition in the primate ventral visual stream


January 19, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Xin Chen, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, York University (Postdoctoral Candidate in Bavelier lab)

Research Talk:

Joint attention using shared gaze


January 26, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Reza Shadmehr, Johns Hopkins University

Boynton Colloquium:

A computational view of motor control and the timescales of memory


February 2, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Chris Sims, Postdoctoral Fellow, BCS/CVS, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Internal models of embodied dynamics: a computational theory of learning in routine interactive behavior


February 9, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ed Vul, MIT

Research Talk:

Statistical decision theory and the allocation of cognitive resources in multiple object tracking


March 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

David Wozny, UCLA (Postdoctoral candidate in Knill lab)

Research Talk:

Statistical inference in multisensory perception and learning


March 23, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ben Webb, University of Nottingham, UK

Research Talk:

The computations mediating simple perceptual decisions


March 30, 2009, 4:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Krzysztof Palczewski, Department of Pharmacology School of Medicine Case Western Reserve University

Research Talk:

Chemistry of vision: inherited retinal diseases and rhodopsin


April 1, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Lindsay Lewis, UCSD (Postdoctoral candidate in Tadin lab)

Research Talk:

Cross-modal plasticity for auditory and tactile stimuli within the visual cortex of early blind human subjects


April 6, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Class of '62 Auditorium, Medical Center

Jeffrey Macklis, Harvard University

Boynton Colloquium:

Building or repairing a brain is complex, assembly instructions required; molecular development and repair of corticospinal motor neuron (and other cortical projection neuron) circuitry


April 20, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Dan Kersten, University of Minnesota

Boynton Colloquium:

The problem of visual size perception


May 4, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Michael Shadlen, University of Washington

Boynton Colloquium:

Believing and time: a neural mechanism for decision making


June 12, 2009, 9:00 a.m., 101 Goergen Hall

Babak Razavi, University of Rochester (Advisors: Gary Paige and William O'Neill)

Thesis Defense:

Multi-sensory integration: intra- and extra-auditory factors that influence sound localization


June 15, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Meliora 363

Sathyasri Narasimhan, Department of Optometry, University of Bradford, United Kingdom (postdoctoral candidate in Bavelier lab)

Research Talk:

A threshold account of multiple object tracking


July 9, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Yang Liu, University of Texas at Austin (postdoctoral candidate in Knill lab)

Research Talk:

Scene statistics in 3D natural environment


July 30, 2009, 9:00 a.m., Meliora Hall, 2nd Floor

Miscellaneous:

CVS Undergraduate Fellowship Poster Session & Picnic


August 12, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Mark Albert, Cornell University (postdoctoral candidate in Knill's lab)

Research Talk:

Developmental strategies of innate learning in the early visual system


September 28, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Michael Stryker, UCSF

Boynton Colloquium:

How neural activity and molecular cues guide map formation and connections between visual areas


October 12, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ralph Freeman, UC Berkeley

Boynton Colloquium:

Neurometabolic coupling in the central visual pathway


November 2, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

EJ Chichilnisky, The Salk Institute

Boynton Colloquium:

The retinal receptive field at the elementary resolution of single cones


November 16, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Josh Gold, University of Pennsylvania

Boynton Colloquium:

Mechanisms of learning a visual discrimination


November 23, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Duje Tadin, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Rethinking motion aftereffect: psychophysics and neurophysiology


November 30, 2009, 4:30 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Hany Farid, Dartmouth College

Research Talk:

On the limitations of visually-based image forensics


December 7, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Bill Warren, Brown University

Boynton Colloquium:

Dynamics of visually guided locomotion


December 14, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Chris Pack, McGill University

Boynton Colloquium:

Simplicity and complexity in the primate visual cortex


December 16, 2009, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Jennifer Hunter, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Seeing cellular mosaics in the living eye


December 17, 2009, 10:00 a.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Vik Rao, University of Rochester

Thesis Defense:

Computing in the face of uncertainty: from neurons to behavior