• Nov 29 2018

    Greg Schwartz, PhD
    Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

    Talk Location: Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU C

    Time: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Title: New functions for electrical synapses in the retina

    Dr. Schwartz’s laboratory is working at the frontier of systems neuroscience to reveal how the biophysical properties of neurons and the pattern and characteristics of their synaptic connections give rise to a functional neural circuit. He is using new techniques to classify cell types and measure anatomical connectivity, synaptic properties, and circuit output all in the same neurons. He has developed a new theoretical framework to integrate these measurements into a model to predict circuit function given its natural input. processing.

    To schedule an appointment please email Dr. Maureen Neitz.


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Orin Smith Auditorium

The Bergy Lectures in Vision Science bring renowned basic scientists to lecture at the UW Medicine Eye Institute, and share research advances with our scientists, clinicians and students. This lecture series was established through a generous gift from Ms. Joan Bergy. Read Joan and Gordon Bergy’s story.