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October 14, 2014

What do you want to keep sight of?
Help support the work of vision researchers by posting on the new ARVO Foundation Facebook page a photo of the person, pet, place or object that you never want to lose the ability to see. And make a donation to help vision researchers continue their vital work.

YO ARVO! Exploring careers in research
for students and trainees
Sunday, Oct.19
2:30 – 3:30pm, YO Lounge
Grand Concourse, McCormick Place
Featured speaker: ARVO President William Mieler, MD,

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ARVONews goes digital
New: Read the latest issue of ARVONews in digital format from your computer, tablet or smart phone. 
Advocacy & Outreach section added to website

New: Toolkits, opportunities and an online community are some of the resources available to help members share their research beyond the lab.

Members in the news
McNicol retires from NEI

Loré Anne McNicol, PhD, who served as director, Division of Extramural Research, looks back at her 25-year career at NEI.

Hartnett honored by WIO

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, was presented with the 2014 Women in Ophthalmology Scientific Contribution Award and the Honorary Lecture Award.

Fliesler honored for achievement, service

Steven Fliesler, PhD, FARVO, was presented with the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities at the University of Buffalo.

Ambati recognized with NIH Pioneer Award

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, was presented with $3.7 million award to continue working on his genetic discovery and its role in ocular disorders.

Foundation news
Nominate now: 10K Vogel Award for Pharmaceutical Research
The ARVO Foundation is accepting nominations now through Dec. 31, 2014, for the 2015 award.
Community news
Help NEI identify gaps
As part of its Audacious Goal Initiative, the National Eye Institute  is seeking input on identifying gaps in knowledge relevant to regenerating neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system.
Deadline Nov.1
U.S. Funding
Young researcher pushes legislators to fund NIH
Research fellow Adiv Johnson, PhD, represented ARVO and NAEVR at a rally of over 300 advocates for medical research.
Senate bill avoids government shutdown
The U.S. Senate passes a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December.
ARVO journals
Editor-in-chief discusses impact of IOVS

  •  JOV call for papers: Ensemble Encoding in Vision special issue
  •  Receive a discount on TVST page charges

New openings throughout the U.S. and in Germany

Chair, postdoc and academic positions are available.

Funding opportunities

New: ARVO Funding Guide is now a searchable database with over 200 opportunities listed.

American Cancer Society Clinical Cancer Research Professor • Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid • Anne McLaren Fellowships (for women)

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