2011 Focus on Fellows Best Scientific Presentations with the NEI Leadership (L to R): Dr. Paul Sieving (Institute Director), Dr. Pierre Daye, Dr. Deborah Carper (Deputy Director), Dr. Sarah Sohraby (Deputy Scientific Director), and Szilard Sajgo.
Best Scientific Presentations
Dr. Pierre Daye (LSR, Dr. Optican), for his presentation, “From Isolated Experiments to the Big Picture: a Mathematical Model of Eye-Head Coordination”.
Szilard Sajgo (N-NRL, Dr. Badea), for his presentation, “Single Cell Analysis of Early Retinal Ganglion Cell Development”.
Holly Babcock (OGVFB, Dr. Brooks), for her presentation, “Zebrafish Modeling of a Novel 5q Deletion Syndrome in a Patient with Coloboma”.
Dr. Simon Hong (LSR, Dr. Hikosaka), for his presentation, “Understanding the Brain Learning Circuit Using Antidromic and Orthodromic Stimulation Studies”.
Scientific Director’s Awards
Dr. Preethi Chander (LRCMB, Dr. Redmond), in recognition of excellent service to NEI & NIH fellows and the wider community as an NEI Felcom member.
Dr. Norimoto Gotoh (N-NRL, Dr. Swaroop), in recognition of his outstanding work ethic & his intellectual contributions in phenotyping mouse models of retinal disease.
Marie-Audrey Kautzmann (N-NRL, Dr. Swaroop), in recognition of her perseverance, collegial and professional attitude, and contributions to enhancing the research capabilities of her fellow scientists.
2011 Focus on Fellows Scientific Director Award Winners with the NEI Leadership (L to R): Dr. Paul Sieving (Institute Director), Dr. Sarah Sohraby (Deputy Scientific Director), Dr. Deborah Carper (Deputy Director), Dr. Preeti Subramanian, Marie-Audrey Kautzmann, Dr. Preethi Chander, Dr. Cesar Perez-Gonzalez (Intramural Training Program Manager), and Lindsey Nugent.
Dr. Preeti Subramanian, (LRCMB, Dr. Becerra), in recognition of her dedicated mentoring for the NEI Summer Intern Program.
Dr. Preethi Chander (LRCMB, Dr. Redmond), Dr. Yingwei Chen (MSFG, Dr. Wistow), and Ms. Lindsey Nugent (LI, Dr. Gery), in recognition of their enthusiasm, effort, and dedication to the organization of a successful Focus on Fellows.