Advance Sessions with an Expert

These sessions are informal, small group discussions led by an ARVO member expert. Attendees drive the conversation via their questions. No preregistration is required. Attendees can move between the concurrent sessions. These sessions are not recorded. 

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 12:50 - 1:50pm EST

Lab management: Advice for the inexperienced
Hosted by: Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO

SUNY Distinguished Professor. Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor
Vice-Chairman and Director of Research Department of Ophthalmology and Ira G. Ross Eye Institute Vision Research Center
Professor, Department of Biochemistry University at Buffalo/State University of New York , Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and
Research Health Scientist VA Western NY Healthcare System (VAWNYHS)
Buffalo, NY

Commercialization: How and when to get started
Hosted by: Kapil Bharti, PhD

Senior Investigator
Ocular and Stem Cell Translational Research Section
National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute
Bethesda, Md.

Thursday, Feb. 2, 12:30 - 1:30pm, EST

Simplifying collaborations and consortiums
Hosted by: Petr Y. Baranov, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Mass.

Overcoming setbacks when starting a research career 
Hosted by: Amandio A Rocha-Sousa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto
Porto, Portugual

Applying for grants: A practical guide
Hosted by: Tiziana Cogliati, PhD

Program Officer
Division of Aging Biology
National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Md.

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