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K. Nicholas Leibovic, Ph.D., Department of Biophysical Sciences, UB
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  K. N. Leibovic is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biophysical Sciences, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and a member of the Center for Cognitive Science. He has served as Assistant Director of the Center for Theoretical Biology, Director of Graduate Studies in Biophysics, on numerous committees and on the Faculty Council of the School of Medicine. He has also served as Program Direcror of the Neuroscience Research Program at MIT, and he has been a Visiting Professor at Berkeley, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard, at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Institute of Ophthalmology in London. His research interests are broadly, in information processing in the nervous system. This includes problems of representation and computation in parallel systems with converging and diverging pathways; the neural bases of psychophysical phenomena, especially in vision; theoretical and experimental studies on vertebrate photo receptors, including transduction and adaptation. He is the author of numerous publications, book chapters and books, the most recent being Science of Vision, Springer Verlag, 1990. He has initiated new courses in Nervous System Theory and Interdisciplinary Topics in Vision. He has been an invited speaker, including "Distinguished Lecturer" at meetings, industrial research laboratories and universities in the USA and Europe.


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