PhD Program
By January 6, 2023


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Celebrating Diwali with Pabita

Monday, October 24th, was the start of the 5-day long Diwali celebration.

Vision Science Retreat

This year’s retreat took place in Tahoe City!

Science at Cal: Dr. Silver’s Lecture

“An Inside Look: UC Berkeley’s Center for the Science of Psychedelics.”

New Paper from Stephanie Reeves et al.

Title: “Head orientation influences saccade directions during free viewing.”

New Paper from Cooper Lab on Zebrafish

Researchers at the Cooper Lab recently had a paper published from one of their large collaborative projects on how fish see motion.


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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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