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FEI Basic Science Seminar Series

Basic Science Seminar Series 2022

If you are interested in learning more about the basic science series or would like to suggest topics or speakers, please contact:  Amy Kiernan, Ph.D.

January 7, 2022 (Virtual)

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO
SUNY Distinguished Professor and Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice-Chairman and Director of Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Ira G. Ross Eye Institute University at Buffalo (UB)- The State University of New York (SUNY)

Topic: Retina
Title: Unusual Lipid Metabolism Defects and Retinal Degeneration:  A Slippery Slope.
Host: Krystel Huxlin, PhD

February 4, 2022 (Virtual)

Jody Summers, PhD, FARVO
Department of Cell Biology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Topic: Myopia
Title: Visually-Induced Changes in Choroidal Cytokine Production: Implications for Ocular Growth and Disease
Host: Susana Marcos, PhD

March 4, 2022 (Virtual)

Yali Jia, PhD
Jennie P. Weeks Professor of Ophthalmology
Oregon Health Sciences University

Topic: Optical Coherence Tomography 
Title: OCT Angiography and Oximetry: Prospects & Challenges
Host: Jesse Schallek, PhD

March 31, 2022 (In person - cosponsored with Dept. Otolaryngology)

Lisa Goodrich, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Topic: Developmental Biology of Sensory Systems
Title: Diversity Matters (for seeing and hearing)
Host: Amy Kiernan, PhD

POSTPONED:  June 3, 2022 (Hybrid - in person and online)
​12:00pm - G.3111

Ramkumar Sabesan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Topic: Retinal Disease Imaging 
Title: Optoretinography to Assess Retinal Function in Health and Disease
Host: Jennifer Hunter, PhD

June 10, 2022 (Hybrid - in person and online)
12:00pm - G.3111

Daniel X. Hammer, PhD
Deputy Director, Division of Biomedical Physics, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Center for Devices and Radiological Health United States Food and Drug Administration
Topic: Adaptive Optics Imaging 
Title: Ultra High-speed AO-OCT Imaging for Disease Biomarker Development and Vision Science
Host: Jennifer Hunter, PhD