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Insight, June 13, 2011
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Call for abstracts
Ocular Cell Biology Meeting
Sept. 7 – 10, 2011
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Submit abstracts by July 5 deadline.

Call for proposals
ARVO Education Courses
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Submit proposals by June 30 deadline.

Members in the news
Neeru Gupta chosen for AAO leadership program
ARVO's nominee will participate in the American Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Program, Class of 2012.
Matteo Carandini awarded inaugural Wellcome prize

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology professor earns prize of at least £1 million for research study.

ARVO members merit NIHR appointments

The National Institute for Health Research adds four ARVO members to its team: 
         •  James Bainbridge, PhD, FRCOphth 
         •  Peter Shah, FRCOphth 
         •  John Marshall, PhD, FARVO 
         •  Julie Daniels, PhD

Pierce gets Mass. Eye and Ear appointment

Eric Pierce, MD, PhD, will hold dual positions, focusing on retinal degeneration and genetic therapies.

Community news
Joint ventures produce two new vision centers

           •  Wills Eye Institute and Thomas Jefferson University establish
              multidisciplinary vision research center in Philadelphia. 
           •  Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Schepens Eye Research
              Institute join forces.

Advocacy update
NIH guide for lab animals deemed controversial

ARVO Animals-in-Research Committee proposes NIH hold meetings of animal care and law experts before implementing the new guide.

Wanted: Feedback on international animal policy
Action needed by June 17: ARVO Animals-in-Research Committee seeks comments on International Guiding Principles.
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National Association for Biomedical Research offers details on NIH animal lab guide  Alzheimer Research Forum shares keys to building online research communities.

Foundation news
AFER events garner support

Members turn out at 2011 Annual Meeting events to raise funds.

ARVO Journals

Color figures are cost-free for ARVO authors  IOVS publishes its first bilingual abstract.


10th Anniversary celebration in pictures • Special issue: JOV 10th Anniversary reviews

Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

New positions in Florida, Maine and Texas

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

Updated: ARVO Funding Guide 
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine Wellcome Trust India Alliance Fellowships • Research to Prevent Blindness • International neuroscience fellowships • American Diabetes Association Department of Defense funding


Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award • Scientific Papers in Nanotechnology for Young Researchers competition

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