University of Wisconsin–Madison

MERI-at-a-Glance Draws Researchers on December 8th!

MERI-at-a-Glance featured short presentations by eight McPherson ERI-affiliated researchers on Friday, December 8th.

Friday, December 8th 2017, 11:45am to 2:00pm

DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

“MERI-at-a-Glance” was a program of eight short research presentations (10 minutes each) sharing vision-related findings and interests.

Research presentations included:

  1. Bikash Pattnaik, PhD (Pediatrics), A path for a precision medicine cure for blindness
  1. Theresa Kelley, PhD (English), Color, Lights, Bodies
  1. Stuart Tompson, PhD (Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences), Under Pressure: The genetics of primary congenital glaucoma
  1. Leigh Ann Mrotek, PhD (Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University), Impact of visual feedback on an arm stabilization task over the lifespan
  2. Xin Huang, PhD (Neuroscience), How cortical neurons represent multiple visual stimuli
  1. Christine Sorenson, PhD (Pediatrics), Regulators of cell death (Bcl-2 family) and ocular vascular homeostasis
  1. Yijun Huang, PhD (EyeKor, Inc.), Technological requirements for modern ophthalmic clinical trials
  1. Karen Schloss, PhD (Psychology; Wisconsin Institute for Discovery), Color inference and visual communication