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Vision Research Seminar Series – Guest Speakers  2013-14

October 8, 2014
1220 MRB III – 4:10 P.M.

Thomas Seeley, Ph.D.
Horace White Professor in Biology and Chair
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Cornell University

Title:  Swarm intelligence in honey bees.
VVRC Host:  Jeffrey D. Schall, Ph.D.
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Previous Guest Speakers

March 5, 2014
1220 MRB III – 4:10 P.M.

Wim Vanduffel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Neuroscience at Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Radiology, MGH
Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Title: Shifts in selective spatial attention investigated with high resolution monkey fMRI
VVRC Host: Alex Maier, Ph.D.
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February 5, 2014
1220 MRB III – 4:10 P.M.

Alejandro Lleras, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Helen Corley Petit Scholar of Psychology
University of Illinois

Title: “An Information Theory of Vision”
VVRC Host: Isabel Gauthier, Ph.D.

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October 9, 2013

1220 MRB III – 4:10 P.M.

Alan Anticevic, Ph.D.
Psychiatry Dept.
Yale School of Medicine
Title: Towards Mechanistic Understanding of Neural System Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
via Connectivity, Pharmacology and Computation

CICN Host:  Sohee Park, Ph.D.
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May 22, 2013
1220 MRB III

Randy Buckner, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Harvard University
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March 27, 2013
1220 MRB III

Wery van den Wildenberg
Psychology Dept.
University of Amsterdam
“Cognitive Neuroscience of the Expression and Suppression of Impulsive Motor Actions”
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February 6, 2013
Stefan Everling, Ph.D.
The University of Western Ontario
“In vivo mapping of the saccadic eye movement network in macaques and humans using resting-state fMRI”StefanEverling

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December 5, 2012
Nikos Logothetis, Ph.D.
Director, Physiology of Cognitive Processes
Director, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tubingen, Germany

Studying large-scale brain networks: Electrical stimulation & Neural-event-triggered fMRI NikosLogothetis


October 31, 2012
*This seminar was cancelled due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled

Van J. Wedeen, M.D.
Associate Professor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Neuroscientist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Connectomics at Martinos Center
Department of Radiology,
MGH

Not so tangled: The evolutionary structure of brain connectivity



September 5, 2012
Jessica K. Witt, Ph.D.
Colorado State University

Seeing into the future: How anticipated action influences spatial perception


May 23, 2012
Andrew Huberman

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosciences and Neurobiology Section University of California, San Diego

Genetic dissection of visual circuits


March 28, 2012
Bob Knight, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley

Insights into Cognition from Intracranial Recording in Humans


March 8, 2012
Marie E. Burns, Ph.D.

Ophthalmology & Vision Science Director
Center for Visual Sciences, UC Davis

Timing is Everything: Regulation of Light Responses in Mammalian Rods.


February 8, 2012
Clayton Curtis
Associate Professor of Psychology
Cognitition & Perception Center for Neural Science
& Center for Brain Imaging Research
New York University

Testing predictions from the priority map theory.


January 23, 2012
Larry Abbott, Ph.D.
Center for Neurobiology and Behavior
Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Deciphering the variety of network architectures in olfaction

 

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