Understanding the human visual system

Professor funded by the Foundation continues to make groundbreaking discoveries in his field

March 8, 2019

In 2017, renowned neurobiology professor Jianhua “JC” Cang began work at the University as the Paul T. Jones Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor. Cang’s research continues to make groundbreaking discoveries about the human visual system.


JC Cang

Paul T. Jones II Professorship



The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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