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2022 News


March 2, 2022

Congratulations– Kristina Chern receives travel grant for the upcoming Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting
Kristina, a fifth year IDP student in the Ocular Gene Therapy Laboratory (OGTL) has been awarded the ‘Knights Templar Eye Foundation Travel Grant’ to attend the ARVO annual meeting, held May 1-4, 2022 in Denver, CO. Kristina will present her poster entitled ‘Safety and Efficacy of recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) mediated transduction in the anterior chamber of the African Green Monkey (Chlorocebus sabaeus) in May 1 from 12:15 – 2:15 p.m (Posterboard A0032). Feel free to stop by and congratulate Kristina and look over at her fantastic work!


February 21, 2022

Congratulations – Alex Tatepasses his qualifying exam
Alex Tate, a second-year graduate in the Neuroscience Doctoral Program (NDP), successfully passed his qualifying exam in front of a committee consisting of Drs. Daniel M. Lipinski, DPhil, Joseph Carroll, PhD, Alison Ebert, PhD and Christopher Pawela, PhD. Alex will continue his work on the development of laser speckle contrast imaging technologies to assess retinal vascular function in neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s.