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This was a very popular & well attended lecture given by Anthony Barnhart during the

month of November. Left to right:  Anthony Barnhart, Michael Paradiso, John Davenport. 

Photo credit: Tracey Maroni


The Center for Vision Research

at the

Brown Institute for Brain Science



CVR 2014-2015 Lecture Series 

Save the Dates!

Mon, March 9

Mark F. Bear, PhD

Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and

Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Higher brain functions served by lowly primary visual cortex

3:30pm reception  |  4:00pm lecture 

Smith-Buonanno 106

Wed, April  8

Bruno Olshausen, PhD

Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute & School of Optometry

University of CA, Berkeley

Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience

Title: TBA

3:30 reception | 4:00pm lecture

Marcuvitz Auditorium Sidney Frank Hall