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4th Annual McPherson ERI Endowed Lecture

Picture of Pawan Sinha

Thursday, April 28th, 2016
2:30pm Reception, 4:00pm Lecture
DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building, Room 1211
440 Henry Mall, UW-Madison

2:30 to 4:00pm Reception: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the McPherson Eye Research Institute (formally activated in 2015), and an opportunity to meet and talk with Professor Pawan Sinha and with members of the McPherson ERI.

4:00 Lecture: Pawan Sinha, PhD, Professor of Vision and Computational Neuroscience in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, will speak on "Learning to See Late in Childhood." His lecture will focus on Project Prakash - an initiative restoring sight to blind children - and on his associated research, tracking visual learning and brain plasticity through a combination of behavioral and brain imaging studies.

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MERI-at-a-Glance Highlights the Range of McPherson ERI Research Interests

February 2016

On Friday, February 19th, MERI-at-a-Glance successfully took place at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), with eight short research talks. From cataracts and glaucoma, viral gene delivery to therapeutic stem cell interventions, and computational optics to toddlers and TV: vision research conducted by McPherson ERI members across campus was shared, networking took place, and new connections were made. Attendance was great!


The McPherson ERI Spring 2016 Seminar Schedule is now available!


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