Joint IRTG/CRC Symposium Vision for action and beyond

Program of the joint IRTG-CRC-Symposium Vision for action and beyond

28. March 2019

Venue: Deutscher Sprachatlas, Pilgrimstein 16, D-35037 Marburg, Germany

Tel: +49 6421 2824160


Session I        9:00h – 10:30h 

Markus Lappe, Münster University, Germany

Visual space constructed from oculomotor behavior

Ziad Hafed, Tübingen University, Germany

Saccadic suppression by way of retinal-circuit image processing


Coffee Break      10:30h – 11:00h


Session II        11:00h – 12:30h

Bart Krekelberg, Rutgers University, Newark, USA

A neural substrate for visual stability in primary visual cortex

Stefan Everling, Western University, London, Canada

The common marmoset as an additional primate model for functional imaging and oculomotor physiology


Lunch break         12:30h – 13:30h


Session III         13:30h – 15:00h

Alexander Thiele, Newcastle University, UK

Attention related coordination of cortical state within and between areas V1 and V4 of the macaque

Concetta Morrone, CNR, Pisa, Italy

Rhythms in perception: action planning and behavioral oscillations


Coffee Break          15:00h – 15:30h


Session IV            15:30h – 17:00h

Doug Crawford, York University, Toronto, Canada

Neural mechanisms for egocentric vs. allocentric gaze coding in the frontal eye fields

Doug Munoz, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada

Neural circuits for saliency, priority and orienting


Coffee Break            17:00h – 17:30h


Key note                 17:30h – 18:30h

Nikos Logothetis, MPI Tübingen, Germany

Brain function – where do we come from and where do we go?