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 and Biomedical Sciences Building in Room 203-E at 12:00 pm (unless otherwise noted).

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Contact Jason Porter for more information. jporter@central.uh.edu


2016 - 2017 UHCO Periopsia Series

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

2016-2017 Previous Seminars

Monday, March 06

Temporal dynamics of neural signals for saccade generation
Neeraj Gandhi, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh


Friday, February 17

Visual and ergonomic issues associated with head-mounted displays
Martin Banks, PhD.

Professor of Optometry & Vision Science
School of Optometry
University of California, Berkeley


Wednesday, February 01

New concepts in corneal imaging – assessing the macrostructural and microstructural characteristics of the anterior eye
D. Robert Iskander, PhD, DSc

Professor & Deputy Head
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology


Monday, January 23

The link between chronic inflammation, corneal denervation and ocular surface epithelial integrity in aqueous-deficient dry eye
Nancy McNamara, OD, PhD, FAAO

Associate Professor
Clinical Optometry & Vision Science
University of California, Berkeley


Monday, December 12

Eye movements in low vision rehabilitation
Laura Walker, PhD

Executive Director
Envision Research Institute


Monday, November 21

Will visual gains associated with small pupils turn into losses at low light levels?
Arthur Bradley, PhD

Professor
School of Optometry
Indiana University


Monday, October 17

Electro-stimulation therapies for Retinitis Pigmentosa
Ava Bittner, OD, PhD, FAAO

Associate Professor
College of Optometry
Nova Southeastern University


Monday, October 03

Contact lenses and youth: Putting research findings into practice
Kathryn Richdale, OD, PhD, FAAO

Associate Professor
College of Optometry
State University of New York


Monday, August 29

Retinal dopamine and circadian clocks: Roles in visual function and dysfunction
P. Michael Iuvone, PhD, FARVO

Sylvia Montag Ferst and Frank W. Ferst Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Emory University




For more information, contact Jason Porter at jporter@central.uh.edu