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vision science distinguished lecture series

Vision Science Distinguished Lecture Series

Eye Institute | Medical College of Wisconsin | 2013 - 2014

This lecture series is generously sponsored by the Louis D. and Eunice Conroy Caron Research Fund

  • All lectures are given at noon in the lower level conference room of the Eye Institute.

  • Refreshments will be served at each lecture.

  • Parking information and directions to the Eye Institute may be found by clicking the address.
    925 N. 87th Street Milwaukee, WI 53226

  • Contact Joseph Carroll, PhD, for more information.
    (414) 955-2052 or Email

  • Download lecture series document [PDF]


Past Lectures

Jeff Gross, PhD
March 10, 2014

Modeling Human Ocular Disorders in Zebrafish

Jeff Gross, PhD

Associate Professor
Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology
Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Texas at Austin

Faculty Host: Brian Link, PhD
Student Host: TBD

Austin Roorda, PhD
February 10, 2014

Testing Human Vision on a Cellular Scale

Austin Roorda, PhD

Professor of Vision Science and Optometry
Chair, UC Berkeley Vision Science Graduate Group
UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Faculty Host: Joseph Carroll, PhD
Student Host: Robert Cooper

David (Ted) Garway-Heath, FRCOphth
February 3, 2014

Understanding Visual Function Through Imaging

David (Ted) Garway-Heath, FRCOphth

International Glaucoma Association Professor of Ophthalmology for Glaucoma and Allied Studies
Moorfields Eye Hospital
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Faculty Host: Alfredo Dubra, PhD
Student Host: Drew Scoles


Krystel Huxlin, PhD
November 5, 2013

What Can We Teach Damaged Adult Visual Systems To See? Insights From Recovered Vision In Cortical Blindness

Krystel Huxlin, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Rochester


Faculty Host: Joseph Carroll, PhD
Student Host: Melissa Wilk



Stephen A. Burns, PhD
October 14, 2013

High Resolution Vascular Imaging in Diabetes and Hypertension

Stephen A. Burns, PhD

Professor of Optometry
Indiana University


Faculty Host: Alfredo Dubra, PhD
Student Host: Yusufu Sulai
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