Talk Series Abstracts 2011

February 7: Allison Sekuler, McMaster University

The effects of aging on vision: plasticity and tradeoffs

CVS Boynton Colloquium Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


March 21: Chris Curcio, University of Alabama at Birmingham

The effects of aging on vision: plasticity and tradeoffs

CVS Boynton Colloquium Talk: K307 Auditorium, MC 3-6408, 1:00-2:30 pm (Co-sponsored with Flaum Eye Institute)


April 4: Kalanit Grill-Spector, Stanford University

Functional organization of high-level visual cortex: maps and fMRI-adaptation

CVS Boynton Colloquium Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


April 11: Takeo Watanabe, Boston University

Roles of attention and reward in perceptual learning

CVS Boynton Colloquium Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


April 25: Laurence T. Maloney, New York University

Distortions of probability information in human judgment: ubiquitous log odds

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


May 9: Maria Diehl, University of Rochester

Neuronal activity in ventral prefrontal cortex during the discrimination of identity and expression

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


May 16: Yang Dan, UC Berkeley

Cholinergic modulation of brain state and visual processing

CVS Boynton Colloquium Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


May 23: Marie Burns, UC Davis

Understanding stability of rod single photon responses

CVS Boynton Colloquium Talk: Medical Center K307, 12:00-1:30 pm (Co-sponsored with Flaum Eye Institute)


June 6: Xaq Pitkow, University of Rochester

Decorrelation and efficient coding by retinal ganglion cells

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


June 20: Len Zheleznyak, University of Rochester

A binocular approach to correcting presbyopia

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


August 23: Alex Roxin, Theoretical Neurobiology of Cortical Circuits, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain

A multi-stage model of memory consolidation

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 3:30-4:30 pm


September 28: Ramkumar Sabesan, University of Rochester (Advisor: Geunyoung Yoon)

Interaction between optical and neural factors affecting visual performance

CVS Thesis Defense: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 1:00-2:00 pm


October 3: Kevin Dieter, University of Rochester

Proprioception makes an invisible hand visible

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


October 17: Joe Lappin, Vanderbilt University

Fechner, information, and shape perception

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


October 21: Joanna Crook, University of Washington

Synaptic origins of color and luminance coding in the primate retina

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


October 24: Ethan Rossi, University of Rochester

Adaptive optics imaging of retinal disease

CVS Research Talk: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:00 pm


November 28: Michele Rucci, Boston University

Seeing with jittering eyes

CVS Boynton Colloquium: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


December 5: Valentin Dragoi, University of Texas-Houston Medical School

Correlation and reactivation in visual cortical networks

CVS Boynton Colloquium: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


December 12: Ione Fine, University of Washington

The effects of early visual deprivation

CVS Boynton Colloquium: Kresge Rm., Meliora 269, 12:00-1:30 pm


December 12: Ying Geng, Institute of Optics (Advisor: David Williams)

Wavefront sensing and high resolution adaptive optics imaging in the living rodent eye

CVS Thesis Defense: Goergen 101, 1:50 pm