Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab participates in the 12 Semana de la Ciencia in Madrid at the Institute of Optics

The Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab participates in the 12 Semana de la Ciencia in Madrid at the Institute of Optics, CSIC with two events:

Tuesday, November 13 17:00-18:00. “History of Optical Corrections of Visual Defects”, by Sergio Barbero http://www.madrimasd.org/semanaciencia/2012/buscador-de-actividades/MostrarActividad.aspx?id=10087

Friday, November 16, 16:00-18:00. “Interactive Workshop on Optics, Puzzle, and Laser Maze”, by Institute of Optics Optical Society of America Student Chapter IOSA

http://www.madrimasd.org/semanaciencia/2012/buscador-de-actividades/MostrarActividad.aspx?id=10085

Reservations: Armando Gómez, Tel.: Ext.942302 915616800, E-mail: armando.ga@io.cfmac.csic.es

Susana Marcos, elected Director at Large of the Optical Society of America

OSA announced yesterday (Oct 16)  the results of its annual election at its Business Meeting held in Rochester, NY. Susana Marcos will be serving OSA for three years as a member of the Board of Directors. OSA is the largest Optical Society worldwide, with over 180.000 members, 30 of them Nobel Laureates. OSA promotes the advance in the science of optics and light providing resources for education, science and business leaders in this field.

CSIC Press release on adaptation to astigmatism study

The CSIC Department of Communication has just published a Press Release featuring our PLOS One study on neural adaptation to astigmatism and astigmatic corrections.

Link to full text of press release: (in Spanish)

Link to PLOS One publication.

New in the lab: Dr. Enrique Bustos

We welcome Enrique Bustos, who joins the Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab as a Research Manager. Enrique comes to us from CSIC Office of Technology Transfer, and has scientific (chemical physics)  and research managing backgrounds (IP, technology commercialization, and fund raising among others).

 

 

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