Research | Seminars At A Glance

The College’s Periopsia Series is a vibrant seminar series in which leading scientists present their basic, clinical and/or translational research to the Houston-area vision community. University of Houston faculty, postdoctoral fellows, residents, students and staff are invited to attend, as well as scientists at other institutions in Houston.

All seminars are held in the UH Health 1 Building in Room 203-E at 12:00 pm (unless otherwise noted).

Directions to the College may be found here:

Contact Jason Porter for more information.

2019-2020 UHCO Periopsia Series

All seminars will be held at the UH Health 1 Building in room 203-E at 12:00PM unless noted otherwise.

No Seminars scheduled at this time.

2019-2020 Previous Seminars

Monday, February 24

The role of the tear film in dry eye disease: Latest updates on technologies
Meng Lin, OD, PhD, FAAO

Professor, Clinical Optometry and Vision Science
Director, Clinical Research Center
School of Optometry
University of California, Berkeley

Monday, March 30

Exploring the role of the macula in glaucoma care
Michael Sullivan-Mee, OD, FAAO

AAO Diplomate, Glaucoma
Eye Associates of New Mexico

Monday, December 09

Exposure to blue light: a legitimate public health concern?
John Lawrenson, PhD, FCOptom, MSc

Professor, Clinical Visual Science
Optometry and Visual Science
City, University of London

Monday, November 11

Harnessing brain plasticity to improve vision in adults with amblyopia
Ben Thompson, PhD

Professor & Associate Director for Research
School of Optometry and Vision Science
University of Waterloo

Tuesday, October 01

Measuring the quality of the retinal image over a wide field of view
Larry N. Thibos, PhD, FAAO

Professor Emeritus
School of Optometry
Indiana University

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