Symposium, June 08-09: “Retinal coding in light of clinical applications”


To promote the interchange of ideas about principles of neural information processing in the visual system Thomas Euler & Matthias Bethge are organizing a two-day joint symposium with the CIN (Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience) at the University of Tübingen on June 8 and June 9th, 2011.  The symposium is titled “Retinal coding in light of clinical applications” and will be held at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tuebingen.  It will start on Wednesday at 2 p.m. (registration opens at 1 p.m.) and the official program ends on Thursday with lunch.


Confirmed speakers are:

Richard H. Masland (Harvard Medical School/MEEI, Boston, USA)
Sheila Nirenberg (Cornell University, New York, USA)
Rolando Berlinguer-Palmini (New Castle University, Newcastle, UK)
Eberhart Zrenner (Institute for Opthalmic Research, Tübingen, Germany)
Eizaburo Doi (New York University, New York, USA)
Robert G. Smith (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
Martin Greschner (Salk Institute, San Diego, USA)

In addition to the talks we will also have a poster session on Wednesday evening.

The registration fee is 35 Euro. Coffee breaks, as well as dinner on Wednesday and lunch on Thursday will be provided.
For registration and further details, click here.
Please register at your earliest convenience as they can accommodate only a limited number of participants.