NEI Intramural Events
Focus on Fellows
Thursday September 6, 2007
Dr Sheldon Miller, Scientific Director, NEI
|9:00||Maximizing Mentoring Relationships
Dr Sharon Milgram, Director, NIH training program, Office of Intramural Training and Education
|10:30||A second path from eye to cortex: relay neurons in the primate pulvinar
R.A. Berman, R.H. Wurtz, LSR
|10:55||Evidence for Notch(2) signaling in lens differentiation
S. Saravanamuthu, CY Gao, PS Zelenka, LMDB
|11:20||Methionine sulfoxide reductase A (MSRA) gene is regulated by two promoters.
I. Pascual, I.R. Rodriguez, LRCMB
|11:45||Inflammatory Cytokines Inhibited PDGF-C and -D Induced Human RPE Proliferation/Migration
R. Li, A. Maminishkis, F. Wang, T. Banzon, S. Jalickee, S. Miller, OSD
|12:10||Clinical and Genetic Study of Ocular von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) Disease
W. Wong, E. Agron, H. Coleman, G. Reed, M. Linehan, J. Peterson, G. Glenn, E. Chew, OGVFB
|12:35||Essential role for IL-23 but not for the Th17 effector response in pathogenesis of experimental ocular autoimmunity.
D. Luger, Phyllis Silver, Daniel Cua, Zoe Chen, Yoichiro Iwakura, Edward Bowman, Nicole Sgambellone, Chi-Chao Chan, Rachel Caspi, LI
|13:45||Workshop on Visas issues
Amy Powers, Immigration Policy Analyst, and Vivian Weaver, Senior Immigration Specialist, Division of Immigration Services)
Life after NIH (what are the options)
Thursday September 6, 2007
Grants workshop (Extramural team)
NEI Funding 101
Lore Anne McNicol PhD.,
Director of Extramural Research, NEI
Postdoc to Independent Investigator : Funding your Research Career
Chyren Hunter PhD.,
Program Director and Training Officer, NEI
Does the Intramural Post Doctoral Training Program Prepare You for a Career as an Independent Investigator in Academics?
Nancy J. Philip, PhD.,
Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology
Thomas Jefferson University
Introduction to NEI Extramural Programs: Research Highlights
Retina Programs, Andrew Mariani, PhD.
Anterior Segment, Ellen Liberman, PhD.
Neuroscience, Michael Oberdorfer, PhD.
Clinical Research, Donald Everett, MA.
Friday September 7, 2007
|8:45|| Overview of the NEI fellows population
Dr Sarah Sohraby, Deputy Scientific Director
|9:00|| Key note lecture : "Gene Sharing, Neutrality and Thoughts on Science and Being a Scientist"
Dr Joram Piatigorsky, Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, NEI
|10:20||Intermediate uveitis and retinal pigment epithelial dysfunction following tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte and interleukin-2 immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma S. Yeh, R. Bishop, W. Wong, Z. Li, R. Caruso, G. Levy-Clarke, D. Palmer, N. Restifo, S. Rosenberg, R. Nussenblatt, LI|
|10:40||Closing the Gap: Novel Participants in Optic Fissure Closure. J. Brown, R Bonner, P Munson, S Loftus, R Alur, F Onojafe, W Chan, B Brooks, OGVFB|
|11:00|| Expression of c-fos in an Experimental CNV model
M. Campos, J. Amaral, J. Tsai, P. Becerra, R. Fariss, OSD
|11:20|| A PEDF receptor in the retina: Structure-function relationships.
S. Locatelli-Hoops, L. Notari, R. Heredia, S.P. Becerra, LRCMB
|11:40||Olfactomedin and myocilin: new roles in normal eye development and pathology.
N. Nakaya, H-S LEE, H-S Kwon, S. Tomarev, LMDB
|12:00|| A top-down origin of choice-related activity in sensory neurons.
H. Nienborg, Bruce G. Cumming, LSR
|13:00||The GRIP and FIRCA programs, Dr Aron Primack, Program Officer
Division of International Training and Research, The Fogarty International Center
|13:45||Workshops on Career Training, Patricia M. Sokolove, Ph.D. Deputy Director Office of Intramural Training & Education, NIH|
|14:15||FELCOM presentation : Bobbie Austin|
|14:45||Closing remarks and AWARDS Presentation|