News and Events


Congratulations to our newest trainees!

Appointments of Year 19 Trainees begin September 1, 2021. Congratulations Joseph Rosas, Elizabeth Fishman, Carlos Pineda, and Alyssa Sanchez!

Summer Special Event! - July 2021

Join us as we celebrate UC Davis vision science, support our trainees, and enjoy being together in person again!

All members of the vision community are welcome – feel free to forward this email to your lab members and colleagues.

Please be sure to RSVP so we can plan and so you can get subsequent parking directions and weather-related instructions.
RSVP's to Theresa Geer @

Questions?  Email Marie at

Trainees meet with National Academy of Sciences President

Vision Science Trainees Kaity Ronning, Aaron Beckner, Adam Miltner and Eric Miller and 14 other graduate students selected by the Dean’s Office had lunch and an informal discussion with National Academy of Sciences President Dr. Marcia McNutt after her campus address “The Climate for Women in STEM: Past, Present, and Future”.

UC Davis Center for Vision Science Symposium

Annual UC Davis Center for Vision Science Symposium.

Trainees met with keynote speakers Jonathan Horton (UCSF) and Don Zack (Johns Hopkins) over breakfast prior to the day-long symposium.  In addition to UC Davis faculty, current and former T32 Vision Trainees Joel Miesfeld, Adam Miltner, Aaron Beckner, Kaity Ronning, and Aaron Kho presented their latest work to a lively audience.