2021 Program Overview
Optica Fall Vision Meeting 2021
All events are free and open to all, but you must register for each event to receive a link.
All events occur 12:00 - 14:00 ET (except where noted).
FRIDAY, OCT 1 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Deep learning applications in clinical ophthalmology Cecilia S. Lee, University of Washington
AI applications in glaucoma Hiroshi Ishikawa, Oregon Health & Science University
Machine learning and artificial intelligence in retinopathy of prematurity J. Peter Campbell, Oregon Health & Science University
Autonomous AI for the Diabetic Eye Exam for improving outcomes: Lessons learnt Michael Abramoff, Digital Diagnostics
THURSDAY, OCT 7 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Data Blast sessions feature a series of short talks followed by lots of time for questions and discussion. This session includes talks from Deepayan Kar, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Sharif Amit Kamran, University of Nevada, Reno; Kari V. Vienola, University of California Davis; Jingyi He, Northeastern University; Joshua Ong, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Emmanuel Alabi, ICS Laboratories; Mihai State, Johnson & Johnson Vision; Clara Mestre, Indiana University; Nasif Zaman, University of Nevada, Reno; Ezgi Irmak Yücel, University of Washington; Amy Morris, University of Nevada, Reno; Amithavikram R Hathibelagal, Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Vision Sciences; and Isaac Temores, Wabash College.
TUESDAY, OCT 12, 12:30-14:30 ET • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Data Blast sessions feature a series of short talks followed by lots of time for questions and discussion. This session includes talks from Sierra Schleufer, University of Washington; John Kruper, University of Washington; Jun Zhuang, Allen Institute for Brain Sciences; George Sperling, University of California, Irvine; Martin T.W. Scott, University of York; Jacob Hadnett-Hunter, University of Bath; Joris Vincent, Technische Universität Berlin; Mackenzie V. Wise, University of Nevada, Reno; Idris Shareef, University of Nevada, Reno; Ipek Oruc, University of British Columbia; Nuttida Rungratsameetaweemana, Salk Institute for Biological Studies; Woon Ju Park, University of Washington; Simon Whitton, University of Nevada, Reno; and Lynn Schmittwilken, Technische Universität Berlin.
THURSDAY, OCT 14 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Light adaptation in primate fovea Raunak Sinha, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Mitochondria in cone photo-receptors act as microlenses to enhance photon delivery and confer directional sensitivity to light Wei Li, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
Circuit remodeling during development shapes the human foveal midget connectome for high visual acuity Chi Zhang, University of Washington
The S-cone connectome of the primate retina Sara Patterson, University of Rochester
TUESDAY, OCT 19 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Data Blast sessions feature a series of short talks followed by lots of time for questions and discussion. This session includes talks from Vincent A. Billock, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB; Li Zhaoping, University of Tübingen; Jan Skerswetat, Northeastern University; Anthony LoPrete, University of Pennsylvania; Johannes Burge, University of Pennsylvania; Benjamin M. Chin, University of Pennsylvania; Alisa Braun, University of California, Berkeley; Zoey J Isherwood, University of Nevada, Reno; Michael E. Rudd, University of Nevada, Reno; Cehao Yu, Delft University of Technology; and Nathan Gonzales-Hess, University of Oregon.
THURSDAY, OCT 21 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Recovery from the effects of visual deprivation beyond peak plasticity Kevin Duffy, Dalhousie University
Takao Hensch, Harvard University
Reactivating visual plasticity in adult humans Claudia Lunghi, Laboratoire des Systèmes Perceptifs, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Recovery from amblyopia in the adult mouse through dark exposure, light reintroduction and perisynaptic proteolysis Elizabeth Quinlan, University of Maryland, College Park
TUESDAY, OCT 26 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Limits of prediction accuracy on randomly selected natural images for model evaluation Mark Lescroart, University of Nevada, Reno
How behavioral and evolutionary constraints sculpt early visual processing Stephanie Palmer, University of Chicago
Tatyana Sharpee, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Fred Rieke, University of Washington
THURSDAY, OCT 28 • ABSTRACTS & REPLAY
Abnormal processing of visual context in schizophrenia Steven Dakin, University of Auckland
Visual suppression and inhibition are not the same thing Scott Murray, University of Washington
Sensory processing in autism: Translational markers and circuit-level insights Caroline Robertson, Dartmouth College
Strong evidence against a common center-surround mechanism in visual processing Duje Tadin, University of Rochester
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11 • ABSTRACT & REPLAY
Christine A. Curcio, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Curcio is being recognized for seminal contributions to our understanding of human retinal neuroscience, including the effects of aging and age-related macular degeneration.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18 • ABSTRACT & REPLAY
Wilson S. Geisler, University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Geisler is being recognized for pioneering theories of optimal visual processing that bring together scene statistics, physiological constraints, and task requirements to gain a new understanding of perceptual functions and eye movements.