PhD Program
By January 6, 2024


Congrats To Our New Graduates!

We wish you happiness, success, and all the the best!

Grant and Patent for Gronert/Flanagan Collab

Professor Karsten Gronert has been awarded one of eight 2023 Shaffer Research Grants from the Glaucoma Research Foundation.

Top 10 Eyes

As told by Billie Beckwith-Cohen (PhD ’21), comparative ophthalmology resident at Michigan State.

The Influence of Scene Tilt on Saccade Directions is Amplitude Dependent

Understanding the strategies we use to move our eyes.

How Visual Impairment Can Impact the Ways People Correct Movement Error

New Paper: Low Vision Impairs Implicit Sensorimotor Adaptation in Response to Small Errors, But Not Large Errors.

Celebrating 100 Years of Optometry and Vision Science

The Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science is celebrating its 100th year! Click for a message from Dean John Flanagan.


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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