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Monday, April 24, 2017 (all day) to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (all day)

You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference, taking place on April 24th and 25th in OPT 1129. Presentations will commence at 9:15 a.m. The schedule of presenters is listed below.

Monday
April 24, 2017

Presenter

Abstract Title

9:20 – 9:40

Ali Almustanyir

Predicting the CN Lantern Test for Railways with clinical color vision tests

9:40 – 10:00

Suhailah Alamri

Visual Function in Post-Concussion Syndrome

10:00 - 10:20

 

BREAK - Student Commons

10:20 – 10:40

Varadharajan Jayakumar

Detectability of Supra-Threshold Pneumatic Corneal Stimuli using Signal Detection Theory

10:40 – 11:00

Akshay Gurdita

Subdural infusion of kynurenic acid causes myelin loss in chicken optic nerves

11:00 - 11:20

Mosaad Alhassan

Visual Information Processing in Parkinson’s disease Patients: Understanding the Differences in Perceptual Speed Deficits between Freezers and Non-Freezers

11:20 - 11:40

Viquar Unnisa Begum

Effect of artificially disrupted binocular vision on stereocoherence thresholds

11:40 - 12:00

Vivek Labhishetty

How well do progressive myopic children detect and process blur?

12:00 - 1:30

 

AWARDS PRESENTATION AND LUNCH

1:30 - 1:50

Mohammed Alnawmasi

Investigating the Effect of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on Global Visual Processing in Adolescents

1:50 - 2:10

Debby Yeung

MMP-9 and TIMP-1 Analysis in Tears of scleral lenses wearers: Pilot Study

2:10 - 2:30

Rajkumar Nallour Raveendran

Impaired fixation stability in amblyopia cannot be explained by the visual acuity impairment

2:30 - 2:50

Stephanie Wong

Surface temperature change in soft contact lenses: an in vitro study

2:50 - 3:10

 

BREAK - Student Commons

3:10 – 3:30

Dania Abuleil

Techniques for understanding the mechanisms that underlie brain plasticity in adults

3:30 – 3:50

Emmanuel Alabi

Conjunctival Vascular Response to Corneal Mechanical Stimulation

3:50 – 4:10

Marieke Creese

Visual function of Para-Nordic Skiers with Visual Impairment

4:10 – 4:30

Alan Yee

Superior dynamic visual acuity performance of athletes

Tuesday,
April 25, 2017

Presenter

Abstract Title

9:20 – 9:40

Claudia Martin Calderon

Can cerebellar TMS modulate saccadic control and plasticity?

9:40 – 10:00

Ian Erkelens

Preprogramed response properties predict short-term sensorimotor plasticity in vergence eye movements

10:00 - 10:20

 

BREAK - Student Commons

10:20 – 10:40

Peyman Gholami

Segmentation and Measurement of Chronic Wounds for Bioprinting

10:40 – 11:00

Norah Alkanhal

Development of Form Visual Acuity in Infants Using Schematic Faces

11:00 - 11:20

Priyanka Roy

Real-time automated segmentation of retinal layers in SD-OCT images

11:20 - 11:40

Clement Afari

The photopic negative response in full-field electroretinograms of optic nerve-sectioned young chicks.

11:40 - 12:00

Amritha Stalin

Determining the feasibility of using sports-specific visual function assessments in Paralympic skiers with visual impairment

12:00 – 1:30

 

LUNCH WITH Dr. Porreca

3:30 – 4:30

KEYNOTE:

Dr. David Porreca

 

Theme: Vision and Medieval Magic

4:30 – 5:30

 

RECEPTION - outside of Witer Learning Resource Center

 

Please RSVP to this event by emailingsforsyth@uwaterloo.ca

Location 
OPT - Optometry Building
Room 1129
200 Columbia Street West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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