8:15-9:00 Continental Breakfast

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

9:15-9:45 Dr. Cheryl Craft, Department of Cell and Neurobiology.
Title: The Thunder After the Flash: Using Molecular Keys to Unlock the Mechanisms of Phototransduction.

9:45-10:15 Dr. James Weiland, Department of Ophthalmology.
Title: Clinical Trials of a Prototype Retinal Prosthesis.

10:15-10:45 Dr. Judith Hirsch, Department of Biology.
Title: How Similar Circuits Accomplish Different Tasks in the Early Visual Pathway.

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 Dr. Bartlett Mel, Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Title: Reverse Engineering the Visual Cortex: What Mid-Level Vision Algorithms May Tell Us about the Extraclassical Receptive Field.

11:30-12:00 Dr. Zhong-Lin Lu, Department of Psychology.
Title: Mechanisms of Perceptual Learning.

12:00-12:30 Dr. Gérard Medioni, Department of Computer Science.
Title: Tensor Voting Model of Motion Measurement.

12:30-2:00 Lunch.

2:00-3:45 Poster Session (at the Hedco Neuroscience Building).

3:45-4:00 Coffee Break.

4:00-5:30 Drs. Maureen and Jay Neitz, Medical College of Wisconsin.
Title: Color Vision: From the DNA Code to the Brain Code.

5:30-6:30 Reception (at the Hedco Neuroscience Building).

List of Posters (PDF)