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Vision Seminar


2018-2019

Talks are held on Mondays from 12:15pm - 1:30pm on the dates listed, in Barchi Library (140 John Morgan Building).

We encourage graduate students and postdocs to have lunch with a speaker or two during the year. Please contact Jessica Marcus (jmarcus@upenn.edu) to sign up.

Fall 2018

Monday, September 24:
Neena Haider
Department of Ophthalmology, Schepens Eye Institute, Masschusetts Eye and Ear
Gene Identification to Gene Therapy: Development of the First Broad Spectrum Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases



Monday, October 8:
Bas Rokers
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Motion Perception in Three Dimensions


Monday. October 22:
Ilya Monosov
Department of Neuroscience, Washington University in St. Louis
Why Would You Want to Know? Basal Ganglia Networks for Uncertainty Reduction


Monday, November 5:
Ralf Haefner
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester
Perceptual Decision-making as Hierarchical Probabilistic Inference: From Neural Correlations to Confirmation Bias


Monday, November 19:
Erin Goddard
Department of Ophthalmology, CCD - ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders
Spatial and Feature-selective Attention Have Distinct Effects on Population-level Tuning


Monday, December 3:
Alex Wade
Department of Psychology, University of York
Fly Vision and Its Application to Neurological Disease

 

 

SPRING 2019


Monday, January 28:
Bevil Conway
NIH - NEI Unit on Sensation, Cognition, Action

 

Monday, February 11:
Jude Mitchell

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

 

Monday, February 25:
Dora Angelaki
Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine


Monday, March 11:
Christopher Westlake
NIH - Center for Cancer Research Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Signaling


Monday, March 25:
Lindsey Glickfield
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University


Monday, April 8:
Gautam Awatramani
Department of Biology, University of Victoria

 

Monday, April 22:
Sylvia Pont
Department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology



 


Past Seminars:

2017 2018 Vision Seminar Schedule

2016 2017 Vision Seminar Schedule

2015 2016 Vision Seminar Schedule

2014 2015 Vision Seminar Schedule

2013 2014 Vision Seminar Schedule

2012 2013 Vision Seminar Schedule

2011 2012 Vision Seminar Schedule

2010 2011 Vision Seminar Schedule

2009 2010 Vision Seminar Schedule

2008 2009 Vision Seminar Schedule

2007 2008 Vision Seminar Schedule
 

For scheduling and other information please contact Diego Contreras (email or phone 215-573-8780)

The Vision Seminar is supported by the National Eye Institute through its Vision Training Grant to U. Penn.