BIOLOGY OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM STUDY SECTION
BVS
06/18/19 - 06/19/19
Meeting Roster


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CHAIRPERSON
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CALKINS, DAVID J, PHD
PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND VISUAL SCIENCES
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
NASHVILLE,  TN,  37232

MEMBERS
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ANDERSON, MICHAEL G, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY
AND BIOPHYSICS, AND OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND VISUAL SCIENCES, CARVER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
IOWA CITY,  IA,  52242

ASH, JOHN D, PHD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
GAINESVILLE,  FL,  32610

BROCKERHOFF, SUSAN E, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
SEATTLE,  WA,  98195

CHEN, SHIMING, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND VISUAL SCIENCES, AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
SAINT LOUIS,  MO,  63110

CHEN, CHING-KANG JASON, PHD *
PROFESSOR
CULLEN EYE INSTITUTE
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY
AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, AND NEUROSCIENCE
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
HOUSTON,  TX,  77030

CHENG, CATHERINE K, PHD *
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY
INDIANA UNIVERSITY
BLOOMINGTON,  IN,  47405

COOK, TIFFANY, PHD *
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE AND GENETICS
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
DETROIT,  MI,  48201

COTE, RICK H, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR, CELLULAR
AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
DURHAM,  NH,  03824

CVEKL, ALES, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND VISUAL SCIENCES, AND GENETICS
ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
BRONX,  NY,  10461

FARRENS, DAVID L, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
OREGON HEALTH AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
PORTLAND,  OR,  97239

FERRINGTON, DEBORAH, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND VISUAL NEUROSCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
MINNEAPOLIS,  MN,  55455

FISCHER, ANDY J, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSCIENCE
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS,  OH,  43210

GAN, LIN, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSCIENCE
AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY
AUGUSTA,  GA,  30912

GORBATYUK, MARINA, PHD *
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF VISION SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, BIRMINGHAM
BIRMINGHAM,  AL,  35233

HAIDER, NEENA B, PHD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
SCHEPENS EYE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL
BOSTON,  MA,  02114

KANTOROW, MARC, PHD *
PROFESSOR AND ASSISTANT DEAN OF GRADUATE PROGRAMS
CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY
BOCA RATON,  FL,  33467

KWAN, KRISTEN M, PHD *
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF HUMAN GENETICS
AND OPHTHALMOLOGY, AND VISUAL SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
SALT LAKE CITY,  UT,  84112

LITON, PALOMA, PHD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND PATHOLOGY
DUKE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DURHAM,  NC,  27710

MCHAOURAB, HASSANE S, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY
AND BIOPHYSICS
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
NASHVILLE,  TN,  37232

MCKAY, BRIAN S, PHD *
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHLAMOLOGY
AND VISION SCIENCE
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
TUCSON,  AZ,  85724

MENKO, A. SUE, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY, ANATOMY
AND CELL BIOLOGY
THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY
PHILADELPHIA,  PA,  19107

NAASH, MUNA I, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
HOUSTON,  TX,  77204

OPRIAN, DANIEL D, PHD *
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
WALTHAM,  MA,  02454

PERKINS, BRIAN D, PHD *
ASSOCIATE STAFF, DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMIC RESEARCH, COLE EYE INSTITUTE
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
CLEVELAND CLINIC LERNER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
CLEVELAND,  OH,  44195

PETERS, DONNA M, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY
MEDICINE, OPHTHALMOLOGY AND VISUAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
MADISON,  WI,  53706

RAJALA, RAJU, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
OKLAHOMA CITY,  OK,  73104

THORESON, WALLACE B, PHD *
PROFESSOR AND RESEARCH DIRECTOR
TRUHLSEN EYE INSTITUTE
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
OMAHA,  NE,  68198

TOMLINSON, ANDREW, PHD *
PROFESSOR
ZUCKERMAN INSTITUTE
DEPARTMENT OF GENETICS AND DEVELOPMENT
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
NEW YORK,  NY,  10027

VICZIAN, ANDREA S, PHD *
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
AND VISUAL SCIENCES
SUNY UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
SYRACUSE,  NY,  13210

VOLLRATH, DOUGLAS E, PHD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF GENETICS
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
STANFORD,  CA,  94305

WEI, XIANGYUN, PHD *
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY,
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, AND MICROBIOLOGY
& MOLECULAR GENETICS, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
PITTSBURGH,  PA,  15213

WEISS, ELLEN R, PHD
PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF CELL BIOLOGY
AND PHYSIOLOGY
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
CHAPEL HILL,  NC,  27599

YORIO, THOMAS, PHD *
PROFESSOR AND PROVOST EMERITUS
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE,
AND NORTH TEXAS EYE RESEARCH INSITUTE
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER
FORT WORTH,  TX,  76107

ZHANG, XIN, PHD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENTS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, PATHOLOGY,
AND CELL BIOLOGY
COLLEGE OF PHYSICANS AND SURGEONS
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
NEW YORK,  NY,  10032

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
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CHAITIN, MICHAEL H, PHD
SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OFFICER
CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC REVIEW
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
BETHESDA,  MD,  20892

EXTRAMURAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT
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OWENS, SEAN M
EXTRAMURAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT
CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC REVIEW
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
BETHESDA,  MD,  20892


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