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Outside view of the Neuroscience Research Building

Center for Vision Research’s 25th Anniversary Symposium

In celebration of our 25 years of vision research, the Center for Vision Research hosted an all-day Symposium featuring leading experts in vision research. Speakers include Dr. Michael Chiang, Director of National Eye Institute; Prof. Janey Wiggs, Harvard University; Prof. Erik Herzog, Washington University; Prof. Marla Feller, UC Berkley as well as a panel of leaders in research funding and many alumni/ae of the CVR.

The day ended with a reception following a keynote address by the Honorable David A. Paterson, 55th Governor of New York, and author of Black, Blind and In Charge.

Thanks to all our speakers and attendees – it was a wonderful day of science and celebration.

A special recognition to Professor Peter D. Calvert, PhD who was named the inaugural John A. Hoepner, MD Endowed Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

If you are one of the 125 attendees and want to revisit a talk or you were not able to join us and want to view the Symposium for the first time, please follow the links on the agenda. Photos from the symposium and reception are also available.

View Symposium Presentations by Clicking Link on Agenda