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PhD Program
By January 4, 2021


Welcome Dr. Jorge Otero-Milan

Research interests: eye movements and perception, improving the diagnosis and treatment of visual, vestibular, and neurological disorders.

Living by our Values and Guiding Principles

Dean Flanagan’s response to the senseless killing of George Floyd and the many others before him.

Perception as Inference: The Brain and Computation

Simons Institute video featuring Dr. Bruno Olshausen, Professor of Vision Science, Optometry and Neuroscience.

An eye-opening look at the glymphatic system

New research from the lab of Professor Lu Chen published in Science Translational Medicine.


The Vision Science faculty constitute a prestigious group of educators and researchers. Click the arrow to learn more about them, including research interests, contact information and links to lab websites.



About 40 graduate students are currently enrolled in the Vision Science program. Their backgrounds include degrees in psychology, biology, engineering, computer science, or optometry.



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