Center for Visual Science 2022 Retreat

WHEN: Friday March 25th, 2022
WHERE: Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

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Tentative Schedule

7:30—8:00: Setup Admin

8:00—9:00: Poster setup and Breakfast

9:00—9:15: Opening remarks by CVS Director Susana Marcos

9:15—10:00: Review of CVS and its resources – breakout group assignments and questions, led by Marcos

10:00—11:00: 3 Invited talks (15min, 5min questions)

Ian Fiebelkorn (vision, cognition, action research theme)
A neural basis of cognitive flexibility during visual selective attention

Krishnan Padmanabhan (visual development, learning, plasticity research theme)
In vivo imaging of human neural precursor development at single cell resolution

Manny Gomez-Ramirez (multisensory/sensory motor integration research theme)
Using bioluminescence to image and modulate cell-type specific circuits in mammalian brains

11:00—1:00: 1st Poster session, coffee, then lunch served at 12 noon

1:00—3:00: Strategic planning session - breakout groups

3:00—3:20: Breakout group reports, led by Marcos

3:20—4:00: 2 Invited talks (15min, 5min questions)

Sara Patterson (advanced optical approaches research theme)
Seeing through retinal ganglion cells

Ruchira Singh (cell/molecular mechanisms of disease)
Investigating molecular mechanisms of retinal degenerative diseases using patient-derived iPS cell models

4:00—6:00: Happy hour and 2nd Poster Session, Poster prizes announced at the end

6:00—10:00: Sit-down dinner in honor of Tatiana “Tania” Pasternak
Short speeches, Krystel Huxlin and John Foxe