TFOS TRAVEL AWARDS @ ARVO 2012
The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) congratulates the following individuals for winning the TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2012:
These awards provide partial travel support for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or young investigators (35 years or younger), whose accepted ARVO ’12 abstract, in which they appear as first author, demonstrates significant scientific achievement in the field of tear film or ocular surface research. Each monetary award ($750.00) is accompanied by a free ticket to the TFOS Annual Dinner on the evening of Monday, May 7th in Fort Lauderdale, as well as membership in TFOS, that includes a subscription to The Ocular Surface (compliments of Alcon).
TFOS also expresses its appreciation to the TFOS Young Investigator Committee Members (listed below), who considered the hypothesis, experimental design, creativity, innovation, scientific results and significance of each abstract in making their evaluations:
Monica Alves (Brazil) Pablo Argueso (USA) Stefano Barabino (Italy) Cintia De Paiva (USA) Murat Dogru (Japan) Kari Green (USA) Ana Guzman Aranguez (Spain) Maria Markoulli (Australia) Alison McDermott (USA) Rachel Redfern Rump (USA) Johannes Schwartzkopff (Germany) Louis Tong (Singapore) Norihiko Yokoi (Japan)