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October 26, 2017


American Academy of Ophthalmology
Nov. 11 - 14
New Orleans, La.
Booth 3513 

Society for Neuroscience 
Nov. 11 - 15
Washington, D.C.
Booth 3316


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Members in the news
Van Gelder awarded $50K Bressler Prize

Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD, was recognized by the Lighthouse Guild for his research on non-visual photoreception.

In remembrance

ARVO members fondly remember Jer R. Kuszak, PhD, FARVO, a longtime ARVO member.

Everything ARVO
Applications open for Leadership Development Program

The Women's Leadership Development Program is now accepting applications for participants and mentors for the 2018 – 2019 program year.
Deadline: Oct. 31

ARVO announces 2018 ARVO Scientific Image Contest winner
A pastel colored mouse retina, submitted by David Sousa, MD, won the second ARVO Scientific Image Contest.
Foundation news
Travel grants available to young researchers in developing countries

Apply for a Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowship (DCERF) to attend the ARVO 2018 Annual Meeting.
Deadline: Dec. 1

U.S. Advocacy
ARVO co-sponsors poster session on Capitol Hill
ARVO co-sponsored an event in which 18 young vision researchers shared research ideas and visited Congressional offices on Capitol Hill.
International Chapter Affiliates
ARVO-NED announces new course

The ARVO-NED International Chapter Affiliate announces a course on genetics in hereditary retinal disease.

ARVO-Egypt presenting workshop on international advocacy

ARVO-Egypt is sponsoring a workshop at the Al Watany Ophthalmology Summit on Oct. 27.

ARVOJobs
Openings in several U.S. cities

Employers are seeking research fellows, postdocs and faculty.

Fill your next position
Did you know ARVO members get discounted rates on job postings? And ARVO boosts the exposure of every job listed through social media promotion. 

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

    November deadlines:

    • NIH Loan Repayment Program
    • Fight for Sight Post-doctoral Fellowships
    • BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grants
    Awards
    Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research
    Nomination deadline: Jan. 30, 2018
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