Vision Seminar Series

Spring 2023

Spring 2023 seminars will be held in person in room 102AB Richards Labs (3700 Hamilton Walk), except on February 6. All seminars will also stream via Zoom.

Seminars are held on alternate Mondays at 12:00pm Eastern Time.


January 23
Benjamin Scholl
Department of Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania
“Unraveling the synaptic inputs onto neurons in the visual cortex”
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February 6
Catherine Bowes Rickman
George and Geneva Boguslavsky Distinguished Professor of Eye Research
Department of Ophthalmology
Duke University
“Complement based Therapies for Age-related Macular Degeneration”
This seminar was not recorded.


February 20
Christopher Fetsch
Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
“Cortical population activity during concurrent deliberation toward a choice and confidence report”
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March 13
Dirk Trauner
Department of Chemistry, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania
“Restoring Vision with Photopharmacology”
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March 27
Brian Russ
Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
“Feature and Temporal Coding During Naturalistic Vision”
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April 10
Elias Issa
Department of Neuroscience
Columbia University
“Geometry based face recognition”
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April 24
Alessandra Angelucci
Mary H. Boesche Endowed Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
University of Utah, Moran Eye Institute
“Organization and function of inter-areal feedback connections in early visual processing”



Vision Seminar Series archive