z2017 MERI-at-a-Glance

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

DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Join fellow vision researchers from diverse contexts for this fall semester research-focused gathering. Invite your lab associates, trainees, and colleagues. 

“MERI-at-a-Glance” is a program of eight short research presentations (10 minutes each) sharing vision-related findings and interests. Learn more about the breadth of vision research conducted by MERI members at UW-Madison and other campuses, with time to network and make new connections.

Please RSVP by December 6th to gmstirr@wisc.edu to ensure a pizza lunch!

Short research presentations include:

  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