Outcomes of Progranulin Gene Therapy in the Retina are Dependent on Time and Route of Delivery.
Using cue scaffolding and dichoptic perceptual learning in VR to train stereovision.
Celebrations and presentations from the VS Class of 2021.
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Recognition of outstanding minority graduate students poised to make an impact on the academy.
The pandemic forced our vision science labs to devise new ways to run experiments.
The challenge of replicating the awesome power of the human visual system
In celebration, we are sharing the experience of PhD student Steven Shepard.
For her project, “Relationship between COVID-19 and the Eye.”
Vision Science professor Michael Silver is the inaugural director.
Research interests: eye movements and perception, improving the diagnosis and treatment of visual, vestibular, and neurological disorders.
Dr. Mason held beliefs and behaved in a manner that is wholly unworthy of the honor bestowed upon him.
We are committed to diversity, respect for cultural differences, and promotion of social justice.
New research from the lab of Professor Lu Chen published in Science Translational Medicine.
A standing Zoom meeting for optometric educators and researchers of the world.
Exploring the space and time content of natural vision.
All in-person classes have been moved to an online only format.
Dean John Flanagan has accepted another five year term as dean of the School of Optometry.
Pushing the limits of human visual perception, and what we can do about it. An interview with Dr. Hany Farid.
September 13, 2019 on the UC Berkeley campus
Human foveal cone photoreceptor topography and its dependence on eye length.
Berkeley Optometry’s Vision Science program conferred 15 PhDs for the class of 2019 — the highest number of graduates in the program’s history.
Vision Science PhD student Billie Beckwith-Cohen is a recipient of the 2019 William C. Ezell Fellowship.
Fellows serve as role models and mentors for individuals pursuing careers in vision and ophthalmology research and help further ARVO’s vision.
Simulated saccadic stimuli suppress ON-type direction-selective retinal ganglion cells via glycinergic inhibition.
Congratulations to our Vision Science students, Young Hyun Kim and Charlotte Wang, OD, FAAO!
Modeling the interaction among three cerebellar disorders of eye movements: periodic alternating, gaze‑evoked and rebound nystagmus
We celebrate your many accomplishments and look forward to witnessing your future successes and contributions.
Lecture May 12: Wiring Up Direction Selective Circuits in the Retina
A five-year NSF Faculty Early Career Development Grant for Dr. Emily Cooper.
A Novel Approach to Assess Selective Ganglion Cell Vulnerability in Glaucoma.
Novel optogenetic gene therapy technology from the Flannery Lab.
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A new paper from the lab of Optometry and Vision Science professor Emily Cooper.
The Vision Science program has taken measures to keep our students, faculty, and staff healthy.
Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing on how disinformation online is dividing the nation.
Professors Puthussery and and Tuten receive Hellman Awards in support of their research.
Simons Institute video featuring Dr. Bruno Olshausen, Professor of Vision Science, Optometry and Neuroscience.
Professor Hany Farid is launching a major survey to determine how far COVID-19 misinformation has penetrated the population.
“The only thing more contagious than a virus is hope. We are here to foster the collaboration of scientists across the globe…”
Paying attention can heighten perception by quieting internally generated brain activity.
Vision Science alums Christy Sheehy and Zachary Helft featured in Berkeley News.
By the second trimester, long before a baby’s eyes can see images, they can detect light.
Cognitive neuroscientist and Vision Science alum Sahar Yousef is featured in Forbes Magazine this month.
For outstanding contributions to the field of contact lens-related research.
Professor Farid’s research focuses on digital forensics, image analysis, and human perception.
A new tool to learn more about how the retina decodes images of the outside world.
Dr. Banks is one of 100 new members elected for their “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
This award recognizes faculty who have provided GSIs outstanding mentorship in teaching at Berkeley.
Researchers designed a virus targeted to retinal ganglion cells and loaded it with the gene for a light-sensitive receptor.