Vision Seminar Series

Spring 2024

Spring 2024 seminars will be held on alternate Mondays at 12:00pm in room 102AB Richards Labs (3700 Hamilton Walk). All seminars will also stream via Zoom.

For the Zoom link, please contact Jessica Marcus: jmarcus@upenn.edu.

 

January 29
Pieter Roelfsema
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
“Visual perception and visual consciousness and their restoration when the eyes fail”
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February 12
James Bourne
Chief, Section on Cellular and Cognitive Neurodevelopment
NIMH
“Maturation of pulvinocortical circuits and their role in establishment of cortical form and function”
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February 26
Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, Irvine
“Role of aging in shaping cell structure and function”

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March 11
Stephen Van Hooser
Department of Biology
Brandeis University
“Early experience and development of the visual system”

 

March 25
Madineh Sedigh-Sarvestani
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
Cornell University
Title and abstract forthcoming

 

April 8
Silvia Finneman
Bepler Chair in Biology
Department of Biological Sciences
Fordham University
Title and abstract forthcoming

 

April 22
Thomas Serre
Department of Cognitive Linguistic & Psychological Sciences
Department of Computer Science
Brown University
Title and abstract forthcoming

 

Fall 2023

 

September 18
VRC Collaborative Grant Presentations
Eric Kaiser, Department of Neurology
Diego Contreras, Department of Neuroscience

 

October 2
Adriana Di Polo
Department of Neuroscience
University of Montreal
“Neuronal and Vascular Dysfunction In Glaucoma: New Insights”

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October 16
Stephen Tsang
Laszlo Z. Bito Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University
“Precision Genome Surgery for Imprecision Medicine”

 

November 20
Jessica Morgan
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania
“Adaptive optics optoretinography: Assessing cone function in health and disease”
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December 4
Michael Beauchamp
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Pennsylvania
“The Neuroscience of Human Communication: A Multisensory Perspective”
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