2013 Focus on Fellows Best Scientific Presentations (L to R): Mariana Rius, Dr. David Schneeweis (Deputy Scientifc Director), Dr. Jennifer Kielczewski, and Dr. Friedrich Kretschmer.
Best Scientific Presentations
Dr. Jennifer Kielczewski (LI, Dr. Caspi), for her presentation, “Tertiary Lymphoid Tissue Formation in the Chronically Inflamed Eye”.
Mariana Rius (OGVFB, Dr. Brooks), for her presentation, “Prohibitin is Required for Ocular Development in Zebrafish”.
Dr. Friedrich Kretschmer (N-NRL, Dr. Badea), for his presentation, “OKR Arena - an Open Source System to Quantify Optokinetic Responses”.
Scientific Director’s Awards
Dr. Rinki Ratna Priya (N-NRL, Dr. Swaroop), in recognition for the establishment of a whole exome sequencing Program and other contributions to the research program in N-NRL.
Dr. Jason Kenealey (LRCMB, Dr. Becerra), in recognition of his outstanding mentoring of summer interns.
Dr. Preeti Subramanian (LRCMB, Dr. Becerra), in recognition of her outstanding mentoring of postbaccalaureate fellows and summer interns.
Dr. Ping Chen (LI, Dr. Nussenblatt), Austin Fox (LI, Dr. Nussenblatt), Dr. Sima Hirani (LI, Dr. Nussenblatt), Dr. Anthony St. Leger (LI, Dr. Caspi), Shruti Shankar (MSFG, Dr. Wistow), Nesrine Taha (OGVFB, Dr. Brooks), and Dr. Hyunjin Yang (N-NRL, Dr. Swaroop), in recognition of their enthusiasm, effort, and dedication to the organization of a successful Focus on Fellows.
2013 Focus on Fellows Scientific Director Group Award Winners (L to R): Dr. Sima Hirani, Nesrine Taha, Dr. Cesar Perez-Gonzalez (Scientific Program Administrator), Dr. Hyunjin Yang, Dr. Tony St. Leger, and Austin Fox.