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Vision Research Seminar Series

Exploring Multi-Disciplinary Vision Science Research

Confocal image of rat RPE layer
Courtesy National Eye Institute

​The Department of Ophthalmology is pleased to host a Vision Research Seminar Series!  This series will cover research in the visual sciences and will feature speakers from multiple institutions.  Everyone is welcome – our goal is to assemble the diverse vision research community in order to learn from each other.  We will meet the 4th Friday of each month during the academic year from 12 PM – 1 PM in the Ophthalmology Conference Room (RC-1 North, room 5109).

For additional information or if you would like to present your research at our seminar series, please contact Dr. Brzezinski or Spencer LaFasto.

​2014 - 2015 Speaker Schedule

October 1, 2014
Justin Kumar, Ph.D.
Indiana University - Department of Biology

October 31, 2014
Chris Yakacki, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Denver - College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (Mechanical Engineering)

November 21, 2014
G. Bhanuprakash Reddy, PhD
National Institute of Nutrition - Biochemistry Division
Hyderabad, INDIA

January 23, 2015
Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Ph.D.
University of North Texas Health Science Center – Cell Biology & Immunology

February 27, 2015

March 27, 2015
David Hinton, M.D.
University of Southern California - Departments of Pathology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology

May 1, 2015
Michael Wormstone, Ph.D.
University of East Anglia - School of Biological Sciences

May 22, 2015
Monica Vetter, Ph.D.
The University of Utah - Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy

​2013 - 2014 Speaker Schedule

September 20, 2013
David C. Beebe, Ph.D.
Washington University - Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

October 18, 2013

November 22, 2013 - Please note new date
Yutao Liu, Ph.D.
Duke University - Department of Medicine & Ophthalmology

December 20, 2013

January 17, 2014
Harald Junge, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder – Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

February 21, 2014
Deepak A. Lamba, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Buck Institute for Research on Aging

March 21, 2014
Wai T. Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health - National Eye Institute

April 18, 2014
Tom M. Glaser, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California-Davis - Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

May 16, 2014
William W. Hauswirth, Ph.D.
University of Florida - Department of Ophthalmology


​2012 - 2013 Speaker Schedule

October 9, 2012
Hemmant Khanna, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Department of Ophthalmology

November 13, 2012
Maria Nagel, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine – Department of Neurology

December 11, 2012
Jozsef Vigh, Ph.D.
Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Neurosciences Division

January 8, 2013
Harald Junge, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder – Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

February 12, 2013
Steven Britt, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine - Cell and Developmental Biology/Ophthalmology

March 12, 2013
Thomas Reh, Ph.D.
The University of Washington School of Medicine - Department of Biological Structure

April 9, 2013
Vasilis Vasiliou, Ph.D.
Director, Toxicology Graduate Program
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences