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Insight, September 30, 2010
European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) Congress
October 6–9, Crete, Greece
ARVO symposium: Animal Models of Ocular Virus Infections
October 7, 11am–12:30pm.
Also: Visit the ARVO exhibit table.

ARVO at American Academy of Ophthalmology
October 16-19, 2010
Chicago, Ill.

ARVO symposium: Translational Science and Posterior Segment Disease: Bench to Bedside 
Monday, October 18
Grand Ballroom S100C
Search the program for SYM26 
Plus: Visit ARVO Booth 3062; 
Drop by ARVO Young Ophthalmologists Happy Hour 
Monday, October 18
McCormick Place, Room N132

Society for Neuroscience

November 13-17
San Diego, Calif.
Stop by ARVO Booth 3901
ARVO at American Academy of Optometry
November 17–20, 2010
San Francisco, Calif.
ARVO symposium: Normal and Abnormal Ocular and Visual Development
November 18, 1:30–5:30pm
See ARVO in Booth 345


How to Set Up & Manage a Clinical Trial Site
October 15, 2010, 4–9pm with dinner
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
FREE to registrants of the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.
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Members in the news
Marilyn Miller receives Howe Medal

Also, David M. Gamm and Alecia Gross win research awards from
E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. 

Everything ARVO
Videos: DoD and ARRA funding at work
ARVO members explain on camera how this funding has made a difference to their work.
Community news: US
FDA seeks advisory committee members

ARVO will nominate US  researchers for FDA Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drug Advisory committee: Apply by October 7

NIH eliminates correction window for grant submissions

NIH grant applicants can no longer address errors/warnings after the deadline.

Federal funding operating under continuing resolution

Final passage of Congressional appropriations for FY  2011 is put on hold.

Community news: Rest of the world
UK research community braces for drastic funding cuts

The Royal Society makes case for science funding as the British government takes steps to reduce spending • UK government also issues new stamp honoring ophthalmology breakthrough.

New panel will regulate use of stem cells in India

India government puts committee of experts in place to establish stem cell and gene therapy regulations.

Europe adopts new directive for animal research

New European directive replaces rules on animal testing dating back 14 years.

Foundation update
CFC campaign is underway
Federal employees can contribute to AFER through the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign until December 15.
US injunction on hESC research lifted; Vision examples are cited at stem cell hearing

Plus, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research submits comments opposing NIH merger.

ARVO Journals

Articles of note


New: Journal of Vision to offer video abstracts for peer-reviewed articles • noteworthy articles

Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

New openings in Australia, Texas and Minnesota

Grants and resources
Funding Opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide  
NIMH Outreach Partners • Women's health • BD Biosciences research • New! Diabetic retinopathy screening  • British Council for Prevention of Blindness • Career development

Useful Resources
Review NIH 2008-09 Biennial Report
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