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National Eye Institute Intramural Research Day

4th Annual NEI Intramural Research Day
October 31, 2003
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Cloister

NEI Research Day Posters
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8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D.
Welcome (in Cloisters' Lecture Hall)
9:15 a.m. Sheldon Miller, Ph.D.
Scientific Director
Introductory Remarks
9:30 a.m. Graeme Wistow, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Molecular Structure and Function
"Gene Discovery and Functional Genomics in the Eye"
10:00 a.m. Pat Becerra, Ph.D.
Chief, Protein Structure and Function Section, LRCMB
"Regulation of the Neurotrophic and Anti-angiogenic Activities of PEDF in the Retina"
10:30 a.m. Karl Csaky, M.D.
Head, Gene Therapy Group
"Lost in Translation: How Do Clinical Medicine and Basic Science Communicate?"
11:00 a.m. Emily Chew, M.D.
Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research
"The Age-Related Eye Disease Study: Its Beginning and Its Future"
11:30 a.m. Lunch (Cafeterias are available in Buildings 10, 31, 1, 45)
1:00-3:30 p.m. Poster Session (in Cloisters' Lecture Hall/Chapel)
(Light refreshments and beverages will be served)
3:30 p.m. Adjourn

NEI Research Day Committee
Peggy Zelenka--Committee Chair
Belinda Davis--Program Coordinator

Special Thanks to the Core Resources for their invaluable information, materials, and time.

Core Facility Chief Contact Person
Central Transgenic Facility Eric Wawrousek, Ph.D.
NEI Biological Imaging Core W. Gerald Robison, Jr. Ph.D.
Histopathology Core Facility Chi-Chao Chan, M.D.
EyeBank Graeme Wistow, Ph.D.
Colony Management & Research Support Jorge Sztein, Ph.D.
Division of Bioengineering and Physical, Office of Research Services Henry Eden, Ph.D.

Thank you to:
The NEI Office of Communications for their assistance and support of NEI Research Day &
Yvonne Mack of NIH Events Management for her excellent assistance and expert advice in planning and executing this event.

Thank you to:
V&R Beverage and Coffee Services, caterer &
Metropolitan Board Installers L.L.C. delivery, set-up and advice on poster boards

Department of Health and Human Services NIH, the National Institutes of Health