2016 OSA Fall Vision Meeting

October 21-23, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn University & Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Download the Fall Vision Meeting Program (pdf)

Thursday, October 20

7:00 - 9:00 pm—Registration & Welcome Reception, FEI Atrium


Friday, October 21

8:00 am—Registration & Poster Setup

8:45 am—Welcome & Introduction, David Williams

9:00 - 9:30 am—David Brainard, University of Pennsylvania
Past, present and future of Vision and Color in OSA

9:30 - 10:00 am—Break

The developing visual system
Chair: William Bobier, University of Waterloo

10:00 - 10:25 am—Christine Wildsoet, University of California, Berkeley
Ocular growth regulation and the evolution of myopia

10:25 - 10:50 am—Anne Fulton, Boston Children's Hospital
The developing retina: typical and in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)

10:50 - 11:15 am—Daphne Maurer, McMaster University
The Influence of Visual Experience during Infancy: Lessons from Infants treated for Dense Cataracts

11:15 - 11:40 am—Scott Johnson, UCLA
Mechanisms of Statistical Learning in Infancy

11:40 am - 12:00 pm Discussion

12:00 - 1:30 pm—Lunch

Contributed Session: Retinal Imaging
Chair: Jessica Morgan, University of Pennsylvania

1:30 - 1:45 pm—Robert Cooper, University of Pennsylvania
Irradiance and duration dependence of the cone photoreceptor intrinsic reflectance response

1:45 - 2:00 pm—Salihah Qaysi, University College Dublin
Analysis of photoreceptor pointing using quadrant pupil detection

2:00 - 2:15 pm—Laura Young, University of Oxford
Recording fixational eye movements with a new AOSLO: Simulation, measurement and evaluation

2:15 - 2:30 pm—Yuhua Zhang, University of Alabama at Birmingham
High speed adaptive Optics Parallel Confocal Ophthalmoscopy

2:30 - 2:45 pm—Soon Cheong, University of Rochester
Long-term function of channelrhodopsin restored visual responses recorded in the living eye

2:45 - 3:00 pm—Jesse Schallek, University of Rochester
Imaging invisible cells: new advances in adaptive optics reveal structure of the translucent retinal cells of the inner retina

3:00 - 3:30 pm—Break

Visual human factors in driving
Chair: Jeff Mulligan, NASA

3:30 - 3:55 pm—Mary Hayhoe, University of Texas Austin
Understanding How Tasks Control Gaze

3:55 - 4:20 pm—Rick Tyrrell, Clemson
Perceiving pedestrians at night: A critical visual task

4:20 - 4:45 pm—John Wann, Royal Holloway College, University of London
Errors in the detection and discrimination of vehicles: a simple optical model to explain driver and pedestrian misjudgements

4:45 - 5:10 pm—Alex Bowers, Schepens Eye Research Institute
Visual field requirements for driving

5:10 - 5:30 pm Discussion

5:30 - 6:00 pm Poster Blitz
Chair: Jeff Mulligan, NASA

6:00 - 8:00 pm Cocktail Reception and Posters


Saturday, October 22

8:30 - 9:00 am—Registration

Fixational eye movements
Chair: Jude Mitchell, University of Rochester

9:00 - 9:25 am—Ziad M. Hafed, Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
A Neural Locus for Perceptually-Relevant Microsaccadic Suppression in the Primate Superior Colliculus

9:25 - 9:50 am—Susana Martinez-Conde, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
Towards an integrative view of microsaccadic function

9:50 - 10:15 am—Martin Rolfs, Humboldt University Berlin
Microsaccadic inhibition is tightly coupled with explicit visual detection

10:15 - 10:40 am—Michele Rucci, Boston University
Microsaccades and high-acuity vision

10:40 - 11:00 am Discussion

11:00 am - 12:00 pm—Break & Posters

12:00 - 1:30 pm—Lunch

Contributed Session: Clinical
Chair: Dick Aslin, University of Rochester

1:30 - 1:45 pm—Shanna Coop, University of Rochester
Psychophysical Measurement of Marmoset Acuity and Myopia

1:45 - 2:00 pm—Nancy Coletta, New England College of Optometry
Fixational Eye Movements in a Visual Acuity Task

2:00 - 2:15 pm—Rajkumar Nallour Raveendran, University of Waterloo
Impaired fixation stability in amblyopia cannot be explained by the visual acuity impairment

2:15 - 2:30 pm—Elizabeth Saionz, University of Rochester
Can training in the subacute post-stroke period generate greater visual recovery after V1 damage?

2:30 - 2:45 pm—Michael Melnick, University of Rochester
Training-induced recovery of fMRI-based motion adaptation signals in V1 damaged humans

2:45 - 3:00 pm—Michael Crognale, University of Nevada, Reno
Functional Mapping of Visual Cortex in Hydrocephaly

3:00 - 3:30 pm—Break

3:30 - 5:00 pm—Tillyer Award & Lecture, Dennis M. Levi, UC Berkley

6:00 - 9:00 pm Banquet, Ballroom 384 at the City Grill


Sunday, October 23

8:30 - 9:00 am—Registration

Contributed Session: Vision
Chair: Geoff Aguirre, University of Pennsylvania

9:00 - 9:15 am—Alexandra E. Boehm, University of California, Berkeley
Mapping the Spatial Extent of Perceptive Fields for Flicker Adaptation using Retinally Stabilized Stimuli

9:15 - 9:30 am—Jihyun Kim, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Retinal Lateral Inhibition Revisited

9:30 - 9:45 am—Manuel Spitschan, University of Pennsylvania
Human visual cortex responds to isolated melanopsin-directed stimulation

9:45 - 10:00 am—Marina Danilova, Russian Academy of Sciences
The comparison of spatially separated stimuli: judgments of speed

10:00 - 10:15 am—Jacob Yates, University of Rochester
Decoding from populations of MT neurons during motion-discrimination

10:15 - 10:30 am—Mario Dalmaso, University of Padova
Working memory load is reflected in the frequency of microsaccades

10:30 - 11:00 am—Break

John Krauskopf Session I
Chair: J. D. Mollon, University of Cambridge

11:00 - 11:10 am—Tribute & Introduction

11:10 - 11:35 am—Austin Roorda, UC Berkeley
Color percepts elicited by stimulation of individual targeted cones

11:35 am - 12:00 pm—Sophie Wuerger, University of Liverpool
Colour vision across the life span: effect of age, ambient illumination and individual differences

12:00 - 12:25 pm—Karl R. Gegenfurtner, Giessen University
The paradox of color constancy

12:25 - 12:30 pm—Wrap-up

12:30 - 2:00 pm—Lunch & Poster Removal

2:00 - 2:30 pm—Business meeting & YIA presentation

John Krauskopf Session II
Chair: Angela Brown, Ohio State University

2:30 - 2:40 pm—Tribute & Introduction

2:40 - 3:05 pm—David R. Williams, University of Rochester
Optical recording of the light response from ganglion cells in the living mammalian eye

3:05 - 3:30 pm—Qasim Zaidi, State University of New York
Genesis of pattern and contour selectivity by intra-cortical circuits: functional implications

3:30 - 3:55 pm—Laurence T Maloney, NYU
Measuring color appearance and the structure of color space

3:55 - 4:00 pm—Wrap-up