- The seminars will be an occasional addendum to the Vision Science
Colloquium, which is held every Tuesday during the fall and spring.
- The seminars are held at noon in MRB Room 201. Food, soft drinks,
and bottled water are served.
- An evening seminar is held each June which highlights the research
of the Department, in conjunction with the Jorge Rodríguez, MD,
MPH Memorial Lecture.
- To communicate/discuss the scientific basis for a specific eye disease
- To catalyze physician/research scientist interactions.
- To stimulate discussions that will better shape future research.
- To promote interactions with researchers on main campus and at medical
- To provide cutting-edge information to scientific and medical community
- Seminars will be presented by at least two persons: a clinician and
a basic scientist. The inclusion of residents, fellows, and graduate
students as participants in presentations is encouraged.
- Presenters are encouraged to summarize current therapies and bodies
of scientific knowledge that pertain to the specific eye disease or
- Presenters will describe the limitations of current therapies and
gaps of scientific knowledge about the disease or condition.
- Presenters will describe their research/clinical approach and results.
- Future directions of therapy and research will serve as a foundation