2016-2017 Vision Research Seminar Series
Kellogg faculty and other distinguished scientists present their newest research. View the schedule.
All seminars are held from noon to 1 p.m. in the 6th floor KEC conference room, unless otherwise noted.
Note: Please check back for updates to the Vision Research Seminar schedule.
March 9, 2017
“Light response pathways in eye development and disease”
Richard A. Lang, Ph.D.
Director, Visual Systems Group
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
March 23, 2017
“ER stress-induced CXCL10/CXCR3 pathway in retinal neuronal injury”
Wenbo Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Univeristy of Texas Medical Branch
April 20, 2017
“Discover new drugs for retinal degeneration by zebrafish research”
Yuk Fai Leung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
May 18, 2017
Sara Aton Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan
May 25, 2017
Scott M. Plafker, Ph.D.
Associate Member, Aging and Metabolism Research Program
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Archive - 2016-2016 Vision Seminars
September 8, 2016
7:45 - 8:30 a.m. in the Oliphant Auditorium
What we know about zika virus infections of the eye and the doctors who treat them
Vision Research Seminar
NAD+ biosynthesis, mitochondrial function and retinal degeneration
Rajendra S. Apte, M.D., Ph.D.
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Developmental Biology and Medicine
Director of Translational Research and Jeffrey Fort Innovation fund
Washington University School of Medicine
September 15, 2016
Rod and cone signaling pathways mediating visual function and dysfunction in the mammalian retina
Samuel Miao-Sin Wu, Ph.D.
Professor and Camille and Raymond Hankamer Chair in Ophthalmology
Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Baylor College of Medicine
October 20, 2016
Human cone development circuitry in retinoblastoma initiation
David E. Cobrinik, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Research Ophthalmology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
November 10, 2016
Alternative therapeutic considerations in neovascular AMD
Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
John Moran Eye Center
University of Utah Health Care
December 8, 2016
Glial Cell Regulation of Blood Flow in the Healthy and Diabetic Retina
Eric A. Newman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of NeuroscienceWWW
University of Minnesota
February 2, 2017
“Targeting the molecular chaperone Sigma 1 Receptor: a novel therapeutic strategy for retinal degeneration”
Sylvia B. Smith, Ph.D.
Regents' Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy
Professor of Ophthalmology and Graduate Studies
Co-Director, James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute
For additional information, please contact Melanie Cosklo at 734-936-9547 or email@example.com.
For information about Research Faculty, including complete bios, research summaries and contact information, please see the Research Faculty Directory.
The Vision Research Seminar series is funded in part by the Alexander Gotz, M.D., Endowed Education Fund in Ophthalmology.