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By January 3, 2022


Angie Godinez Receives Diverse Rising Graduate Scholars Award

Recognition of outstanding minority graduate students poised to make an impact on the academy.

Virtual Lab Experiments

The pandemic forced our vision science labs to devise new ways to run experiments.

Dr. Puthussery Awarded Glaucoma Research Foundation Grant

A Novel Approach to Assess Selective Ganglion Cell Vulnerability in Glaucoma.

Are We Ready For Self-Driving Cars?

The challenge of replicating the awesome power of the human visual system


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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