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The Wilmer Science Seminar Series 2018-2019

The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

All lectures will be in the Smith Atrium from 12:00p.m. until 1:00p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Wilmer Eye Institute is pleased to annouce the following speakers and dates for its Wilmer Science Seminar Series

Smith Building


Friday, September 6, 2019 - Cone Subtype Specification in Human Retinal Organoids

Robert Johnston, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University
Hosted by: Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019  

Dr. Bo Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hosted by: Carlo Iomini, Ph.D.

Thursday, December 12, 2019  

Dr. Rajesh Rao, M.D., Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan/Kellogg Eye Center 
Hosted by: Charles Eberhart M.D., Ph.D.

Monday, January 13, 2020 

Dr. John Penn, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Snyder Chair in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Hosted by: Jerry Lutty, Ph.D.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Dr. Steve Tsang, Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University
Hosted by: Elia Duh, M.D.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Dr. Janey Wiggs, Paul Austin Chandler Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Hosted by: Ian Pitha, M.D., Ph.D.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Dr. Kip Connor, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Hosted by: Malia Edwards, Ph.D.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Dr. Alex Cvekl, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hosted by: Amer Riazuddin, M.S., Ph.D.


The Robert H. and Clarice Smith Building
400 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231


The Smith building exterior

There is limited on-site parking at the Smith Building. The closest parking garage to the Smith Building is the McElderry garage.

From I-83

South Follow 83 South to the end at Fayette, follow Fayette and make a left onto Caroline Street. At the second traffic light, turn right onto McElderry Street. The entrance to the McElderry garage is on the right.

From I-95 Heading South

Take the Baltimore Beltway (Route 695) and follow signs for the Route 895 Harbor Tunnel Throughway. Take the next exit, which is MORAVIA Road. At the light, turn left and take next exit on right, which is Route 40. Follow Route 40 into city and pass the hospital complex on your right. Turn right on Caroline Street and at next light, turn right on McElderry Street. The entrance to the McElderry garage is on the right.

From I-95 Heading North

Driving from Washington DC, take Route 395 into the city. Turn right on Pratt Street. Follow Pratt Street and turn left on Caroline Street. Follow Caroline Street approximately six blocks and turn right on McElderry Street. The entrance to the McElderry garage is on the right.

Walking directions from McElderry Garage to the Smith Building

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