Vision Science Research Center Visiting Scholar’s Program 
LSincich Lawrence Sincich, PhD
Director, VSRC Visiting Scholar’s Program
Mailing Address:
1530 Third Avenue South, WORB 638
Birmingham, AL 35294-4390
Office: (205) 975 3446 

 Schedule 2013 - 2014  
RKrishnamoorthy September 13, 2013    Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy,  University of North Texas-Health Science Center, Title: “Endothelin-mediated neurodegeneration and strategies for neuroregeneration”  Faculty Host: Marina Gorbatyuk, PhD pubMedLogo short
RowanCandy November 1, 2013     Rowan Candy, PhD, Associate Professor of Optometry, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Indiana University School of Optometry; Title: “The visual experience of the hyperopic infant”  Faculty Host: Thomas Norton, PhD  pubMedLogo short
JYeh December 6, 2013     Jing-Ruey Joanna Yeh, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;  Title: “Use of genome editing to manipulate the vertebrate   genome”  Faculty Host: Steven Pittler, PhD     pubMedLogo short
julio3 January 24, 2014      Julio Martinez-Trujillo, M.D., PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology,    McGill University, Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience; Topic: "Investigating how the  brain transforms visual signals into coordinated motor behavior"   Faculty Host:  Timothy Gawne, PhD  pubMedLogo short
mcmahon February 7, 2014    Douglas McMahon, PhD, Professor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Pharmacology; Vanderbilt University; Title:“Neural network adaptation in the retina: dopamine and circadian mechanisms” Faculty Host: Karen Gamble, PhD pubMedLogo short
DR Williams April 11, 2014          David S. Williams, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology,Professor of Neurobiology Director, Photoreceptor Cell Biology Laboratory; University of California, Los Angeles; Jules   Stein Eye Institute; Title: "Roles of molecular motor transport in rhodopsin turnover”  Faculty Host: Alecia K. Gross Gutierrez, PhD    pubMedLogo short
Ringach April 25, 2014         Dario Ringach, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology and Psychology; Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles; Topic: Visual neurophysiology, perception, cortical   dynamics, circuitry and mathematical modeling of receptive fields.   Faculty Host:  Lawrence Sincich, PhD  pubMedLogo short

Schedule 2012 - 2013  

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held on Friday at NOON
in the Sylvia Worrell Conference Center, first floor, Worrell Building 924 South 18th Street.