Upcoming Thesis Defenses

None at this time.

Past Thesis Defenses

2020

March 30, 2020

Zheng Liu, Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester

Neural Activity in Multiple Cortical Areas during Brain-Computer Interface Control


May 12, 2020

Shirlene Wade, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Situational Determinants of Curiosity: An experimental approach


May 26, 2020

Andres Guevara Torres, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Imaging Translucent Retinal Neurons and Vascular Cells by Optimizing Phase Contrast in the Living Mouse Eye


June 9, 2020

Sunwoo Kwon, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Understanding How Pre-Saccadic Attention Influences Predictive Oculomotor Behavior and the Underlying Neural Circuitry


June 23, 2020

Colleen Schneider, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

The post-stroke brain: A comprehensive, longitudinal assessment of vascular, neural, and perceptual changes


July 21, 2020

Chris Bates, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Efficient Data Compression in Human Perception


July 31, 2020

Nicole Peltier, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Neural Basis of Object Motion Perception During Self-Motion


August 25, 2020

Richard Lange, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Signatures of Approximate Bayesian Inference in Early Visual Perception


2019

January 30, 2019

Matthew Overlan, BCS Graduate Student, University of Rochester

Probabilistic Program Induction as a Model of Human Concept Learning


February 6, 2019

Mengchen Xu, CVS Graduate Student, University of Rochester

Investigation of Corneal Biomechanical and Optical Behaviors by Developing Individualized Finite Element Model


April 5, 2019

Sarah Walters, Graduate Student, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Two-Photon Excited Fluorescence Adaptive Optics Ophthalmoscopy of Retinal Function


August 23, 2019

Elizabeth Shay, Graduate Student, University of Rochester

Neural Signatures of Compositionality in the Human Brain


December 9, 2019

Elizabeth Saionz, Graduate Student, Translational Biomedical Science with the Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Time is Vision: Properties of Vision Early after Occipital Stroke and Capacity for Recovery


2018

June 4, 2018

Kim Schauder, Graduate Student, CSP, University of Rochester

Initial Eye Gaze to Faces and their Functional Consequence on Face Identification Abilities in Autism Spectrum Disorder


June 20, 2018

Quanjing Chen, Graduate Student, BCS, University of Rochester

The Representation of Tool Knowledge in the Human Brain


August 20, 2018

Michael Melnick, Graduate Student, University of Rochester

Neural Efficiency and Processing: Understanding Visual Perceptual Processing using Transcranial Electrical Stimulation and fMRI in Cortically Blind Humans


December 13, 2018

Alexander Kotelsky, PhD candidate, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester

Elucidating the Factors That Govern Vulnerability of In situ Articular Chondrocytes to Impact and Sub-impact Mechanical Loading


2017

April 3, 2017

Goker Erdogan, BCS Graduate Student, University of Rochester

Shape Perception as Bayesian Inference of Modality-Independent Part-Based 3D Object-Centered Shape Representations


July 26, 2017

Frank Garcea, Graduate Student, BCS, University of Rochester

The Organization of Manipulable Object Concepts in the Human Brain


September 6, 2017

Woon Ju Park, Graduate Student, University of Rochester

A Mechanistic Understanding of Atypical Visual Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder