[visionlist] VisioNYC - December 1 meeting - DeAngelis and Crair

Ben Backus bbackus at sunyopt.edu
Mon Nov 24 17:52:36 PST 2008

VisioNYC has meetings several evenings a year in New York.  This
one-time announcement is to make sure folks who are interested know
about it.  Please join the listserv (see below) to receive future
announcements.  The upcoming meeting, on Monday, December 1, 2008, is
well timed to celebrate your early VSS abstract submission.

Ben Backus

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ralph M. Siegel

VisioNYC   December 1, 2008
A meeting for Greater New York Vision Scientists, at:

SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42 St (north side of street, midway between 5th and 6th Aves,
opposite Bryant park), 2nd floor
New York NY 10036

Directions below.

6:00-6:30 - arrival and refreshments
6:30-8:00  Talks -

     Systems talk:    Greg DeAngelis (Rochester)
     "A new neural mechanism for 3D vision: coding of depth
     from motion parallax in area MT"

     Cell/Molecular talk:  Michael Crair (Yale)
     "Ankle Busters and Mavericks: Wave Size Matters in Visual
     Map Development."

8-9  light supper, drink, and conversation

The series is sponsored by the NEI training grants awarded to Columbia,
Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York University.

Directions to SUNY College of Optometry

-Take B, D train to 42nd street and stop at Bryant park ; entrance to SUNY
is midway on 42nd street, betwe 5th and 6th avenues, opposite
Bryant Park.

-Take 4,6 train to 42nd street and stop at Grand Central Station

-Take 1,2 train to 42nd street and stop at Times square

Name badges and joining the listserv

Badges will be issued for all names (not emails) on the listserv
list that you pick up at the entry of SUNY/Optometry.

If you do not update your listserv entry, you will have to wait
longer to get a badge, bring an ID and otherwise be slowed down.

You can update your name as follows:

Step 1: Go to https://email.rutgers.edu/mailman/listinfo/ vision_seminars

Step 2: The very last entry on the following page will permit you to modify
your listserv account.

The text reads:
"To unsubscribe from Vision_seminars, get a password reminder, or change
your subscription options enter your subscription email address:"

Step 3: Enter your email, then submit. It may ask you for a password or
email it to you.

Step 4: Eventually you get to a page where you can enter your name on the
right side. If your name is there, do nothing. Otherwise enter it.

Hit submit. Respond to the confirming email you may get from the listserv.

Step 5: Try not to get stuck, but if you do, email axon at cortex.rutgers.edu
for help.

Carol Mason, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology,
Neuroscience, and Ophthalmic Science
Co-Director, Doctoral Program in Neurobiology and Behavior
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University

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Benjamin T. Backus, Ph.D.
Dept. of Vision Sciences
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
Tel. +1-212-938-1541
Fax +1-212-938-5760

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