Cornea to Cortex

We have organised the Cornea to Cortex research seminar series for over 16 years, and have hosted esteemed UK-based and international researchers from a wide range of vision-related disciplines.

Cornea to Cortex

Academic staff from the School also showcase the world-class research being undertaken at Cardiff University.

The seminars usually take place on Wednesday between 13:00-14:00 each week, from October to April, and are held in the lecture theatre on the ground floor of the School. All are welcome to attend.

Autumn 2017 series

4 OctoberProf Chris Dickinson
University of Manchester
Host: Neema Ghorbani Mojarrad
Improving the evidence base in low vision
18 OctoberProfessor Mike Cheetham

Host: Marcela Votruba
“Protein homeostasis and retinal degeneration.”
8 NovemberLaura Edwards, Angharad Hobby & Deanna Taylor
City University

Host: David Whitaker
“Age-related eye disease: Clinical testing and

 An overview of current PhD research from the lab of Professor David Crabb in the areas of glaucoma, AMD and general retinal function.
15 NovemberDr Michael Johnson
Johnson & Furze Ltd
Host: Jez Guggenheim
"Better choices for better vision: Decision-making techniques and skills used by clinicians."
29 NovemberDr Marc DziaskoUCL
Host: Andrew Quantock
“Investigating the limbal stem cell niche: High-resolution imaging reveals unexpected cell-cell interactions in the human limbal crypts.”
13 DecemberDr Darryl Overby
Imperial College London

Host: Prof. Elena Koudouna
“Systems biology of glaucoma.”

For more information, please contact:

Craig Boote

Dr Craig Boote

Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director of Postgraduate Research

+44 29208 70586