Events

2010

January 4, 2010, 3:00 p.m., K-307, MC 3-6408

Lana Nagy, University of Rochester (Advisor: Geunyoung Yoon)

Thesis Defense:

Higher order spherical aberration interactions to increase depth of focus and retinal image quality for presbyopic corrections


January 26, 2010, 1:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Renjie Li, University of Rochester (Advisor: Daphne Bavelier)

Thesis Defense:

The effects of action video game playing on low level vision


February 1, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Harvard Medical School

Boynton Colloquium:

Assessing cortical plasticity in neuropsychiatric disorders


February 15, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Rachel Wong, University of Washington

Boynton Colloquium:

Imaging circuit assembly in the vertebrate retina


March 1, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Alfredo Kirkwood, Johns Hopkins University

Boynton Colloquium:

Neurmodulation of synaptic plasticity in visual cortex


March 5, 2010, 10:00 a.m., Goergen 109

Sapna Shroff, University of Rochester (Advisors: Jim Fienup/Mark Bocko)

Thesis Defense:

Structured Illumination Imaging


March 29, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ed Freedman, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Neural control of visually guided orienting behavior


April 19, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Krystel Huxlin, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Cortical blindness in humans - challenging the dogma of visual perception and plasticity in a blind population


May 17, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Jeff Harder, Graduate student, Ophthalmology, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Exploring the Bcl-­2 family in retinal ganglion cells and in glaucoma


June 9, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Chris Sims, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

The optimal timing of eye movements in interactive behavior


August 16, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Med. Center-Room 3-3046

Jesse Schallek, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Research Talk:

Elucidating the origins of stimulus-evoked intrinsic signals in the retina


September 27, 2010, 1:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Jay Pratt, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Research Talk:

Evolutionary influences on the prioritization of visual stimuli


October 4, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Ruth Rosenholtz, MIT

Boynton Colloquium:

The visual system as statistician: statistical representation in early vision


October 11, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Len Zheleznyak, Graduate student, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Overcoming presbyopia: premium ophthalmic lenses and modified monovision to enhance binocular through-focus visual performance


October 18, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Antonio Rangel, Caltech

Boynton Colloquium:

How does the brain compute and compare values at the time of decision-making?


October 18, 2010, 3:00 p.m., SMD G-3111, Medical Center

Bruce Berkowitz, Wayne State University

Boynton Colloquium:

MRI biomarkers and the prevention of vision loss


October 19, 2010, 12:00 p.m., K307, Medical Center

Alan Bird, Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Miscellaneous:

Therapeutic targets in AMD


October 26, 2010, 2:30 p.m., G-3111, Medical Center

Pablo Artal, Universidad de Murcia, Spain

Miscellaneous:

Adaptive optics for multiphoton microscopy in eye tissues


November 1, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Steve Smith, Stanford University

Boynton Colloquium:

Synapse discrimination and classification by array tomography: the synaptome meets the connectome