Vision Sciences (Retired Org)

Academic Department

People

Faculty Position

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    David Corliss, Associate Professor - Emeritus (P) 2011 -

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    Raj Singh, Assistant Professor - Research (P) 2004 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Christine Curcio, Associate Professor (S) 1994 -

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    Cynthia Owsley, Assistant Professor (S) 1986 -

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    Franklin Amthor, Assistant Professor (S) 1984 -

    My career has been devoted to understanding neural computation, both for its own sake and for the sake of making neural prosthesis that restore and augment human function. My specific research has been to investigate complex neural computations in retinal ganglion cells, the first locus in the visual system of highly specific and nonlinear analyses such as motion and directional selectivity.

    The first task I took on as a retinal researcher was to identify, by intracellular recording and...

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    Kristina Visscher, Assistant Professor (S) 2010 -

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    Mark Bolding Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2013 -

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    Shu-Zhen Wang, Associate Professor (S) 2003 -

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    Trygve Tollefsbol Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2000 -

    Dr. Tollefsbol is a professor of Biology and a senior scientist in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, and the Comprehensive Diabetes Center. He is director of the UAB Cell Senescence Culture Facility, which he established in 1999.

    Dr. Tollefsbol holds doctorate degrees in molecular biology and osteopathic medicine and has published over 120 articles related to the fields of epigenetics, telomerase, aging, and c...

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    Vladimir Parpura, Associate Professor (S) 2007 -

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