2015 Speaker Series

Zhigang He, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Rebuilding neuronal circuits for vision restoration
Date: Wednesday March 25, 2015
Time:
2:00 p.m.
Location: Biomedical Research Building Room 105 (In collaboration with the Department of Neurosciences)

Artur Cideciyan, Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Successful modification of disease course with treatment at intermediate stages of retinal degeneration
Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Time:
12:00 p.m.
Location: Wood 331 (In collaboration with the Department of Pharmacology)

Albert S. Jun, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins University
Wilmer Eye Institute
Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy: Molecular Pathogenesis and Potential Treatment Approaches
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Time:
12:00 p.m.
Location: Institute of Pathology Basement Amphitheater

Eric A. Pierce, M.D., Ph.D. - Keynote Speaker at the Annual VSRC Symposium
Director of Retinal Degenerations Service
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Date: Friday and Saturday June 12-13, 2015
Location: Wolstein Research Building Auditorium

Jerry Niederkorn, Ph.D. - Keynote Speaker at the Annual VSRC Symposium
Professor of Ophthalmology and Microbiology
University of Texas Soutwestern
Date: Friday and Saturday June 12-13, 2015
Location: Wolstein Research Building Auditorium

Rachel Caspi, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
National Eye Institute
Immunoregulation Section
Date: Tuesday October 6, 2015
Time:
2:00 p.m.
Location: Wolstein Research Building Auditorium (In collaboration with the Department of Pathology)

Robert E. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell Biology
University of Oklahoma
Dean McGee Eye Institute
Very long chain fatty acids: their role in retina and brain in health and disease
Date: Tuesday October 20, 2015
Time:
12:00 p.m.
Location: Wood 331 (In collaboration with the Department of Pharmacology)

Jeffrey L. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
Stanford University
Byers Eye Institute
Connecting Intrinsic and extrinsic regulators of CNS regeneration
Date: Thursday December 3, 2015
Time:
12:00 p.m.
Location: Biomedical Research Building Room 105 (In collaboration with the Department of Neurosciences)