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SEMINAR - Sensory amplification via neural synchronization explains surprising results in rattlesnakes, cats and humans
Speaker: Dr. Vincent Billock
Institute: College of Optometry at The Ohio State University
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Thursday March 31, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Host: Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis

Past

SEMINAR - Gene-Environment Interaction in Eye Development
Speaker: Dr. Ying Xia
Institute: Department of Environmental Health, The University of Cincinnati
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Host: Dr. Michael Robinson


SEMINAR - Retinal Stem Cells in Physiological and Pathological Conditions: Implications of the Hippo/YAP Pathway
Speaker: Dr. Muriel Perron
Institute: Institute of Neurobiology A. Fessard, University of Paris-Sud ORSAY Cedex, France
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Host: Dr. Katie Del Rio - Tsonis

Dr. Perron is an expert on stem cell biology and early eye Development and uses Xenopus as her model organism.

SEMINAR - A Network of Growth Factor Signaling Determines Lens Polarity and Its Precise 3-Dimensional Cellular Architecture
Speaker: Dr. John McAvoy
Institute: Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
Host: Dr. Michael Robinson

For information on Dr. McAvoy's work, please visit his lab.

SEMINAR - Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-­ Derived Retinal Ganglion Cells: Basic Science Applications and Translational Implications
Speaker: Dr. Jason Meyer
Institute: Department of Biology, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Hosts: Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis

For information on Dr. Meyer's work, please visit his lab.

SEMINAR - Modeling Human Eye Development and Disease Using Zebrafish
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Gross
Institute: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Hosts: Dr. Michael Robinson


SEMINAR - Roles of Epha-ephrin-A System in Chicken Retinotectal Topographic Map Formation
Speaker: Dr. Luciano Fiore
Institute: Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Hosts: Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis


Congenital Stationary Night Blindness: Bipolar Cell G-Protein Cascade Mutants and Complex Functional Outcomes
Speaker: Dr. Maureen McCall
Institute: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville
Location: Pearson Hall, Room 218
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Host: Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis

For information on Dr. McCall's work, please visit her lab.

Synchronized Neurons and Sensor-Fused Rattlesnakes: How Coupled Neural Oscillators Integrate and Transform the Senses
Speaker: Dr. Vincent Billock
Institute: National Research Council, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
Location: Culler Hall, Room 46
Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 4:15 p.m.
Hosts: Miami University Physics Department


Regulation of retinal progenitor cell properties by homeobox genes during mouse eye development
Speaker: Dr. Ed Levine
Institute: Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, University of Utah
Location: Pearson Hall 218
Date: Thursday February 10, 2011 at 4 PM p.m.
Hosts: Center for Visual Sciences at Miami University (CVSMU) and Department of Zoology


Conservation of Phototransduction and Light-directed Behavior in a Cave-adapted Beetle
Speaker: Dr. Markus Friedrich
Institute: Dept. of Biological Sciences
Wayne State University
Location: Pearson Hall 218
Date: Thursday December 2, 2010 at 4 PM p.m.
Host: Dr. Yoshinori Tomoyasu


Optimizing Retinal Regeneration
Speaker: Dr. Deborah Stenkamp
Institute: Dept. of Biological Sciences
University of Idaho
Location: Pearson Hall 218
Date: Thursday March 4, 2010 at 4 PM p.m.
Host: Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis


Regulation of eye development by TGFbeta and Wnt signaling
Speaker: Dr. Sabine Fuhrmann
Institute: Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Location: Pearson 218
Date: Thursday October 22, 2009 at 4 PM p.m.
Host: Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis


The Eyes Have It: Control Systems, Neural Integration and Motor Learning
Speaker: Dr. Jo Hopp
Institute: University of Wisconsin - Stout
Location: Culler #46
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Host: Paul Urayama


On the Perception of Lightness and Brightness
Speaker: Dr. Alan Gilchrist
Institute: Department of Psychology
Rutgers University
Location: Psychology Building (90 N. Patterson Ave.), Room 125
Date: Friday, March 14, 2008 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Host: Dr. Lynn Olzak
Other: Reception in the atrium will follow.


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