Neurobiology of the Visual System
GMS AN 807
Prereq: GMS MS 703 or consent of instructor. This seminar is open to graduate students in all departments who have had a basic neuroscience course. Current research in visual anatomy and neurophysiology is discussed with an emphasis on how that research informs other areas of neuroscience, especially those fitting the interests of the students. Past topics have included: use of visual stimuli in fMRI, visual experiments to probe the physiology of cognition & consciousness, biological basis of computer vision. Students conduct literature reviews and present primary journal articles with guidance from faculty and guest speakers. Toth. 2 cr, Fall sem.