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Insight, January 14, 2013
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Survey: Help us plan ARVO's future

Apply to serve on a working group to continue developing the ARVO strategic plan for 2013 and beyond.

Board seeks nominations from IM, RC and VI Sections

Plus, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee calls for nominees from all sections and Cross-sectional Groups.

Members in the news
Dana receives RPB grant

Harvard Medical School ophthalmologist Reza Dana is the recipient of the Research to Prevent Blindness Senior Scientific Investigator Award.

Bhattacharya publishes study: Discovery may restore vision in demyelinating disease

Sanjoy K. Bhattacharya, PhD, MTech publishes findings in January issue of Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Community news
Agency backs Air Canada decision to end primate transport

Canadian Transportation Agency denies a legal complaint against the airline's decision to stop transporting nonhuman primates for research.

USDA publishes final rule about emergency preparedness
New amendments require better plans to protect animals during and after disasters.
View OLAW webinar on annual reporting

A recording of the 2012 Annual Report to the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare meeting is now available online. 

RPB names new president
Research to Prevent Blindness names Brian Hofland as its sixth president.
Advocacy
Funding deadlines loom

Plus, NAEVR and AEVR prepare for advocacy and education in 2013.

Stem cell research can proceed
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal against federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
Foundation news
Wanted: Items for WEAVR Silent Auction
Proceeds from the Women in Eye and Vision Research Silent Auction benefit young researchers.
ARVO Journals
IOVS

IOVS welcomes new Editor-in-Chief David Beebe.

JOV

•  JOV published Vision Meeting abstracts.
•  ARVO welcomes new Editor-in-Chief Dennis Levi.

TVST

Read the latest TVST article.

ARVOJobs
Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

Seeking candidates for ophthalmic formulation specialist and postdoc positions.

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide: 

New! Jan. 31 deadline: fellowship in clinical neuroscience • Translational biomedical imaging fellowship  Feb. 1 deadline: Fight for Sight-Prevent Blindness America Public Health Award • Young investigator student fellowships for female scholars   European Research Council grants for National Science Foundation U.S. researchers 

Awards

Tomorrow (Jan. 15) deadline: Inaugural VSS Davida Teller • Feb. 1, deadline: $10,000 Troutman-Véronneau Prize for cornea/corneal refractive surgery paper.

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