University of Wisconsin–Madison

Seminars

Spring Semester 2018
12:00 to 1:00 PM, 2nd Tuesdays

PDF Spring Semester Schedule

Please RSVP for pizza lunch to gmstirr@wisc.edu, 265-4023.  Pizza is sponsored by EyeKor, Inc. and Ocular Services on Demand (OSOD), LLC, partnering with industry to accelerate the development of new therapies for ocular diseases.


Tuesday, January 9, 2018 – WIMR II conference room 3571

Ground Squirrel as a Model for Human Vision

Dana Merriman, PhD (Biology, UW-Oshkosh)

A ground squirrel primer  

Benjamin Sajdak, Doctoral Student & trainee member (Advanced Ocular Imaging Program, Medical College of Wisconsin; Carroll Lab)

Retinal imaging in the 13-lined ground squirrel                      


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – Genetics/Biotechnology Center room 1360

Quantitative Approaches for Biomedical Data

Kevin Eliceiri, PhD (Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation; Morgridge Institute for Research)

Quantitative bioimage informatics

Vikas Singh, PhD (Biostatistics and Medical Informatics)

Algorithms for graph completion and their applications in vision and neuroimaging


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – WIMR II conference room 3571

The Role of Expectations in Visual Perception

Emily Ward, PhD (Psychology)

Seeing and not seeing: Investigating the foundations of perception

Gary Lupyan, PhD (Psychology)

What you know changes what you see


Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Genetics/Biotechnology Center room 1360

MERI Trainee Award Recipients

Seung Heon Yoo, Doctoral Student (Human Development and Family Studies, Kirkorian lab; recipient, Walsh Research Travel Award)

Impact of background TV on children’s attention and toy play

Divya Sinha, PhD, trainee member (Waisman Center, Gamm lab; recipient, Best Presentation Award, 2017 Vision Sciences Poster Session)

Gene augmentation as a therapeutic approach for Best vitelliform macular dystrophy


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 – WIMR II conference room 3571

Imaging the Invisible

Mohit Gupta, PhD (Computer Sciences)

Measuring micro motions via laser speckle imaging

Andreas Velten, PhD (Biostatistics and Medical Informatics)

Ultra-fast vision systems: Imaging the motion of light to see around corners