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Monday, April 25, 2016 (all day) to Tuesday, April 26, 2016 (all day)

You are cordially invited to attend the 2016 Vision Science Graduate Research Conference, taking place on April 25th and 26th in OPT 1129. Presentations will commence at 10:00 a.m.  

The schedule of talks is listed below:

Monday, April 25, 2016

Presenter

Abstract Title

10:00 - 10:20

Varadhu Jayakumar

Signal detection theory examination of ocular surface sensory processing of corneal pneumatic

10:20 - 10:40

Han (Joanne) Qiao

Deposition of fluorescently tagged lysozyme on silicone hydrogels in a novel in vitro eye model

10:40 - 11:00

BREAK - Student Commons

11:00 - 11:20

Kalpana Rose

Baseline retinal blood flow and oxygen saturation in choroidal melanoma

11:20 - 11:40

Asmaa Bakroon

Motion processing in Autism Spectrum Disorder

11:40 - 12:00

Akshay Gurdita

The effects of isoflurane and ketamine:xylazine on the scotopic threshold response in albino rats with elevated intraocular pressure.

12:00 - 1:30

AWARDS PRESENTATION AND LUNCH

1:30 - 1:50

Rajkumar Nallour Raveendran

Effect of binocular interaction on stability of fixation

1:50 - 2:10

Mansour Alghamdi

The Association between Visual Attention and Virtual Reality Video Games, Balance and Mobility in Older Adults

2:10 - 2:30

Jordan Rossy

Combined effects of benzalkonium chloride and UV irradiation on the bovine lens in vitro

2:30 - 2:50

BREAK - Student Commons

2:50 - 3:10

Balsam Alabdulkader

Design and testing of an Arabic continuous text near acuity chart

3:10 - 3:30

Dania Abuleil

Measures of neural plasticity in the adult visual system

Tuesday,April 26, 2016

Presenter

Abstract Title

10:00 - 10:20

Clement Afari

Characterization of retinal cell degeneration and visual function loss in post-hatch Smoky Joe chickens.

10:20 - 10:40

Viquar Unnisa Begum

Noise coherence thresholds for stereopsis

10:40 - 11:00

Ian Erkelens

Phasic & Tonic vergence motor behaviour is affected by stimulus direction.

11:00 - 11:20

BREAK - Student Commons

11:20 - 11:40

Lacey Haines

Comparison of corneal epithelial thickness of keratoconic patients before and after corneal cross-linking surgery using optical coherence tomography

11:40 - 12:00

Marieke Creese

Visual function and skiing performance of visually impaired Paralympians

12:00 - 1:30

LUNCH WITH Dr. Webb

3:30 - 4:30

KEYNOTE: Dr. Garth Webb

Theme: Ocumetic's Bionic Lens

4:30

Reception - Outside Witer Learning Resource Centre - 2nd Floor


Please RSVP to this event by emailing: sforsyth@uwaterloo.ca

Location 
OPT - Optometry Building
Room 1129
200 Columbia Street West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada