April 15 2009

8:15-9:00 Continental Breakfast.

9:00-9:15 Introduction by Dr. Norberto Grzywacz, Department of Biomedical Engineering

9:15-9:45 Dr. Jeannie Chen, Department of Cell and Neurobiology
Title: The Role of Rhodopsin in Signaling and Disease

9:45-10:15 Dr. Mark Humayun, Department of Ophthalmology.
Title: Bioelectronics in Ophthalmology

10:15-10:45 Dr. Armand Tanguay, Department of Electrical Engineering
Title: An Intraocular Camera for Retinal Prostheses

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 Dr. Huizhong Tao, Department of Cell and Neurobiology
Title: The Role of Inhibition in Specifying Receptive Field Structure

11:30-12:00 Dr. Lynne Bernstein, House Ear Institute
Title: Visual Speech Perception

12:00-12:30 Mr. Kenneth Hayworth, Department of Psychology
Title: Implicit and Explicit Neural Representation of Visual Structure

12:30-2:00 Lunch.

2:00-3:45 Poster Session (Alumni Room)

3:45-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-5:00 Dr. Joshua Gold, University of Pennsylvania.
Title: Mechanisms of Learning a Visual Discrimination.

5:00-6:00 Reception (2nd Floor Lobby).

6:45 Dinner for speakers