PUBLIC PLENARY LECTURE
National Institute of Health
Dr. Conway is a native of Zimbabwe and a transplant first to Canada, then to the USA. Conway completed undergraduate training in Biology at McGill University, a Masters of Medical Sciences at Harvard Medical School, a PhD in Neurobiology at Harvard University, and a Junior Fellowship in the Harvard Society of Fellows working with David Hubel. Conway has held positions at the Kathmandu University Medical School in Nepal where he served as the Director of Education for Physiology and Pathophysiology; at Harvard Medical School as a Lecturer on Neurobiology; at Wellesley College as Associate Professor of Neuroscience; and at M.I.T. as Principal Research Scientist. Conway has received fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the University of Bremen and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. Prior to joining the LSR in 2016, Conway’s lab was supported by extramural grants from the Whitehall Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. Outside of his NIH responsibilities, Conway is an active artist with a studio in Washington D.C
SATURDAY SCIENCE LECTURE
Roger T. Hanlon
Marine Biological Laboratory
Roger Hanlon studies color and pattern in the skin of animals, with special emphasis on the most advanced and sophisticated system of rapid adaptive coloration known on earth: the oceanic cephalopods (octopus, squid and cuttlefish) and selected fishes that instantaneously change their skin patterns and complexion for a wide range of communication and camouflage.
Independent artist; basICColor Ambassador
Christopher is a visual artist (painter, photographer) and color management expert (use and profiling of digital cameras, scanners and inkjet printers, and research consultant on fine art reproduction).
Karen is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She studies visual perception and cognition, with a focus on color cognition, information visualization, perceptual organization, and navigation in virtual environments.