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Scientific Presentation and Training Award Recipients

March 1st 2022

Kadjita ASUMBIA (supervisor: Dr. Stuart Trenholm)
PhD student – Montreal Neurological Institute – McGill Université
Congress: Computational and Systems Neuroscience (COSYNE) 2022 March 16 to 22 2022, Lisboa Congress Center, Lisboa, Portugal 
Title:
Flexible cue anchoring strategies enable stable head direction coding in blind animals

Deborah VILLAFRANCA-BAUGHMAN NOEL (supervisor: Dr. Adriana Di Polo)
PhD student – Centre de recherche du CHUM (CRCHUM)- Université de Montréal
Congress: The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) – May 1st to 4th 2022, Colorado Convention Center, Denver (Colorado), USA  
Title:
A novel femtomolar hemodynamic modulation strategy reveals major microvascular defects in glaucoma at single-pericyte scale


June 1st 2022

Gabrielle AUBIN (supervisor: Dr. Walter Wittich)
PhD student – École d’optométrie – Université de Montréal
Congress: 13th International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation conference (Vision 2022)  July 5 to 8 2022, The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD), Dublin, Ireland
Title:
Words on the Brain: Can Reading Rehabilitation for Low Vision Improve Cognitive Functioning?

Anne Xuan-Lan NGUYEN (supervisor: Dr. Isabelle Hardy)
MD student – McGill University
Training: Ophthalmic Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (Dr. Albert Wu research group)- July 4 to 31 2022, Stanford, California, USA


September 1st 2022

Katarzyna JUREWICZ (supervisor: Dr. Suresh Krishna)
Postdoctoral Fellow – McGill University
Training: EMBO practical course: Barcelona Summer School for advanced modeling of behavior September 1st to 8 2022, Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, Spain
Title:
Modeling goal-directed search during active vision


December 1st 2022

… to come….