[visionlist] REMINDER: Deadline for travel fellowships to Engineering the Eye II March 31, 2006

Michele Schultz michele at cvs.rochester.edu
Tue Mar 28 19:54:56 GMT 2006


>The deadline for travel fellowships to Engineering the Eye II is 
>quickly approaching!!
>Applications for travel fellowships should be made by 31st March 
>2006 using the Application Form (.doc) found at
>http://www.cvs.rochester.edu/Ireland/submit.html
>
>Electronic registration and abstract submission are now available. 
>The registration and abstract submission deadlines are 30 April 
>2006.  Visit
>http://www.cvs.rochester.edu/Ireland/submit.html
>
>We hope to be able to offer a number of travel fellowships of value 
>500 Euro (about 600 USD). Applicants will be selected on the basis 
>of the relevance of their research to the subject of the meeting and 
>their achievements to date, taking into account the stage of their 
>training (starting MD/PhD or experienced post-doc).
>
>Engineering the Eye II: Imaging the Retina
>June 19-21, 2006
>National University of Ireland, Galway
>
>Co-organized by Applied Optics, Department of Experimental Physics, 
>National University of Ireland, Galway & Center for Visual Science, 
>University of Rochester
>
>This conference will bring together scientists engaged in the 
>discovery of retinal function, clinical researchers engaged in the 
>understanding and treatment of retinal disease, and engineers with 
>expertise in advanced optical techniques in retinal imaging. 
>Advances in the technology of optical imaging in the eye, such as 
>optical coherence tomography (OCT), scanning laser ophthalmoscopy, 
>two-photon and fluorescence imaging, and adaptive optics have opened 
>up new opportunities to advance our understanding of retinal 
>function and disease, and allowed new diagnostic techniques to be 
>developed.
>
>By bringing scientists working in these related fields together for 
>the first time in a concentrated workshop environment, we hope to 
>stimulate new collaborations and progress, particularly in our 
>understanding of how new technology might accelerate our scientific 
>understanding of normal retina and retinal disease. The format of 
>the conference - 3 plenary papers, 20 invited talks, Evening 
>Discussion Sessions and a poster session, with plenty of time for 
>formal and informal discussions - is designed to encourage debate at 
>the very highest level, and the speakers are all recognised as 
>leaders in their speciality. We aim to make a real impact on 
>progress in this field.
>
For more information, visit http://www.cvs.rochester.edu/Ireland/
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Michele Schultz                         email: michele at cvs.rochester.edu
Center for Visual Science                phone: 585 275 8659
University of Rochester                    fax: 585 271 3043
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