[visionlist] Call for posters. Vision Research 2010

Rogers, Kelly (ELS-OXF) K.Rogers at elsevier.com
Fri Dec 4 00:24:58 PST 2009


Thirteenth Annual Vision Research Conference
Retinal ganglion cells: development, function, and disease 

Date: 30 April - 1 May 2010 
Location: Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

This conference aims to bring together leading basic and clinical
scientists to share the latest research on retinal ganglion cells and
their roles in vision and disease. The goal is to take a comprehensive
look at this critical and complex class of neurons, examining their
development and establishment of axonal and dendritic connections, their
diverse functions in processing signals from the outer retina and
detecting light directly, how they are affected in glaucoma, optic nerve
damage, and other disease conditions, and how our understanding of these
processes can lead to novel therapeutic approaches.

Call for poster presentations deadline: 3 February 2010
Submit your abstract online at
http://www.visionresearch-conference.elsevier.com/abstractsubmission.asp

Sessions
Signal processing by retinal ganglion cells Session Chair: David
Copenhagen, University of California at San Francisco, USA 

Photosensitive ganglion cells
Session Chair: David Berson, Brown University, USA

Ganglion cell development and axonal targeting 
Session Chair: Carol A. Mason, Columbia University, USA

Optic nerve damage and regeneration
Session Chair: Thomas Reh, University of Washington, USA

Mechanisms of ganglion cell death/animal models 
Session Chair: Richard Masland, Harvard University, USA

Pathogenesis/neuro-protection for ganglion cells 
Session Chair: Robert Weinreb, University of California at San Deigo,
USA

Gene defects associated with ganglion cell disease 
Session Chair: Janey L. Wiggs, Harvard University, USA

Novel therapeutic approaches in glaucoma 
Session Chair: Paul Kaufman, University of Wisconsin, USA

All abstracts will be refereed and a criterion of rejection will be lack
of originality. A condition of submission is that, if accepted, the
paper will be presented at the Thirteenth Annual Vision Research
Conference by one of the authors. 

Successfully submitted abstracts will be acknowledged with an electronic
receipt including an abstract reference number, which should be quoted
in all correspondence. Allow at least 2 hours for your receipt to be
returned to you.

Registration fees
For registrations received prior to the conference: 

Academic Registration Fee- $355 
Industrial Registration Fee- $520 
Student* Registration Fee- $220 
* Student registration fee applicable for undergraduate students or
those studying towards a post-graduate qualification. Must be
accompanied with a letter from your head of department attesting to your
student status

For registrations received onsite:

Onsite Academic Registration Fee- $414 
Onsite Industrial Registration Fee- $580 
Onsite Student* Registration Fee- $250 
* Student registration fee applicable for undergraduate students or
those studying towards a post-graduate qualification. Must be
accompanied with a letter from your head of department attesting to your
student status

Registration includes
Access to all conference sessions 
Access to poster areas 
Abstract book available at the conference and conference documentation 
Mid-session refreshments as scheduled in the conference program 
A Special issue of Vision Research containing original papers by the
invited speakers, to be mailed to all registered delegates after the
conference 
Please note: The registration fee does not include lunch on either
conference day. Lunch options will be available for delegates on a cash
basis.

Contact Us
Amy Hill
Thirteenth Annual Vision Research Conference Secretariat

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 843051
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 843958
Email: a.hill at elsevier.com

Mail: Amy Hill, Elsevier, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington,
Oxford OX5 1GB, UK

This event is sponsored by ARVO (www.arvo.org) and Elsevier's Vision
Research Journal.


Elsevier Limited. Registered Office: The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1GB, United Kingdom, Registration No. 1982084 (England and Wales).




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