2016 - 2017 Speaker Schedule
September 16, 2016: Shivalingappa Swamynathan, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh Department of Ophthalmology
October 28, 2016: David Antonetti, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Molecular and Integrative Physiology
January 27, 2017: Velia Fowler, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
February 24, 2017: Kristin Kwan, Ph.D.
University of Utah, Departments of Human Genetics and Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
March 24, 2017: Christine Curcio, Ph.D.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Ophthalmology
April 7, 2017: Kang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California San Diego, Department of Ophthalmology
April 28, 2017: Natalia Vergara, Ph.D.
The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University
May 26, 2017: cancelled
2015 - 2016 Speaker Schedule
September 25, 2015: Robert Murphy, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Denver - Department of Pharmacology
October 23, 2015: TBD
January 22, 2016: Alex Ljubimov, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Director of Regenerative Medicine Institute Eye Program
University of California Los Angeles – Department of Medicine
February 26, 2016: Justin Hanes, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University - Director of the Center for Nanomedicine at the Wilmer Eye Institute
March 25, 2016 - Canceled
David A. Antonetti, Ph.D.
University of Michigan - Departments of Ophthalmology and Molecular & Integrative Physiology
April 22, 2016: Maria Valeria Canto Soler, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University - Director of Retinal Degeneration Research Center
May 20, 2016: Nadean Brown, Ph.D.
University of California Davis - Department of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy
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
January 23, 2015: Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Ph.D.
University of North Texas Health Science Center – Cell Biology & Immunology
February 27, 2015: TBD
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 SciencesOctober 18, 2013: CanceledNovember 22, 2013
- Please note new date
Yutao Liu, Ph.D.
Duke University - Department of Medicine & OphthalmologyDecember 20, 2013January 17, 2014:
Harald Junge, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder – Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyFebruary 21, 2014:
Deepak A. Lamba, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Buck Institute for Research on AgingMarch 21, 2014:
Wai T. Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health - National Eye InstituteApril 18, 2014:
Tom M. Glaser, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California-Davis - Department of Cell Biology and Human AnatomyMay 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 OphthalmologyNovember 13, 2012:
Maria Nagel, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine – Department of NeurologyDecember 11, 2012:
Jozsef Vigh, Ph.D.
Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Neurosciences DivisionJanuary 8, 2013:
Harald Junge, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Boulder – Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyFebruary 12, 2013:
Steven Britt, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine - Cell and Developmental Biology/OphthalmologyMarch 12, 2013:
Thomas Reh, Ph.D.
The University of Washington School of Medicine - Department of Biological StructureApril 9, 2013:
Vasilis Vasiliou, Ph.D.
Director, Toxicology Graduate Program
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences