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March 28, 2016


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    Regular and Life members: Vote for your candidates now through
    May 1, 5:30pm U.S. Pacific Time.

    Members in the news
    Bassnett recognized for lens research

    The National Foundation for Eye Research will present Steven Bassnett, PhD, with the 2016 Cataract Research Award at ARVO 2016 in Seattle.

    Events and education
    Call for conference proposals: Deadline is March 31

    Share your ideas for a two- or three-day research conference that will take place October 2017 or later.

    Register in advance for a Saturday Education Course

    Launch your stay in Seattle with a full-day or half-day course on topics that include visual electrophysiology, diabetic retinopathy, genome engineering, intellectual property and epigenetics.

    ARVO members thank Congress, push for more support

    ARVO advocates, including ARVO President John Clark, PhD, FARVO, asked Congress for NEI funding at $770 million in 2017.

    Foundation news
    Vemuganti to speak at WEAVR Luncheon

    Purchase your tickets to the annual Women in Eye and Vision Research Luncheon at ARVO 2016, featuring Geeta K. Vemuganti, DNB, FAMS, MD.

    ARVO Journals
    TVST features Perspectives on VEGF by past Champalimaud awardees

    •  An IOVS Research Highlight on a photochemical procedure using rose bengal and green light as an alternative to corneal cross-linking with riboflavin and UVA
    •  JOV study on flexible timing on eye movements when catching a ball

    Apply for faculty, clinical, research and postdoc positions

    View the most recent postings in ARVOJobs at a number of universities and the Lifelong Vision Foundation.

    Funding opportunities

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

    Get more information on funding opportunities:    

    International Council of Ophthalmology   
    Deadline: March 31
    American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grants
    Deadline: April 1
    • American Academy of Optometry Career Development Award
    April 1 deadline
    Eye Bank Association of America Research Grant
    Deadline: April 15


    2016 CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award
    Deadline: March 31

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