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  1. Seminar: Jason Shepherd, Cellular Mechanisms of Experience Dependent Plasticity in Mouse Visual Cortex

    Jason Shepherd, Assistant Professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah will be delivering a seminar titled “Cellular Mechanisms of Experience Dependent Plasticity in Mouse Visual Cortex” on March 19th at 12:00 in the John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium. Abstract:  A myriad of mechanisms have been suggested to account for the full richness of […]

    Mar 5, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  2. Notable Paper: The Newly Sighted Fail to Match Seen With Felt

      I missed this paper in the chaos and runup to ARVO, but its conclusions are remarkably compelling.  Imagine that you were blind for years, perhaps from birth and suddenly, you were able to see with perfect clarity.  Would you be able to recognize items like a pyramid, a box or a sphere by sight […]

    Aug 22, 2011 — Read more No Comments