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Beyond Vision: The Impact of Light on Behavior

Graduate Student Sponsored Lecture

  • This event already took place in November 2023
  • Caspary Auditorium

Event Details

Friday Lecture Series
Samer Hattar, Ph.D., senior investigator, chief of the section on light and circadian rhythms, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
Speaker bio(s)

Samer Hattar is a chronobiologist and a leader in the field of non-image forming photoreception. He was previously an associate professor in the Department of Neuroscience and the Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He is best known for his investigation into the role of melanopsin and intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGC) in the entrainment of circadian rhythms.

FLS lectures will take place in Caspary Auditorium and virtually via Zoom. We recommend virtual participants log out of VPN prior to logging in to Zoom. Please do not share the link or post on social media. This talk will be recorded for the RU community.

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