They keynote this year at ARVO was delivered by Barry Marshall. No, not vision, but an interesting story nonetheless.
Sam Wu introducing Wolfgang for his award speech.
The big news for the Moran Eye Center this year was Wolfgang Baehr winning the Proctor Medal for his lifelong work in understanding the phototransduction cascade. Congratulations Wolfgang.
Wolfgang and Olaf Strauss.
Sam, Wolfgang and Robert.
Robert, Randy and Wolfgang.
Ron Gregg. Ron, sorry we did not get a chance to catch up when I was in Louisville. Next round is on me.
Robert Marc at dinner.
John Dowling at the Dowling Reception.
The Orlando Convention Center was pretty nice, but…
The lights in the convention center made photography inside rather difficult as can be seen in the next animated gif…
The lights inside the Orlando convention center cycle in such a manner that they fool the eye into seeing a more natural wavelength and are decent for poster viewing, but awful for photography. Here is Rene Renteria and his student, Nikolay Akimov while the color balance shifts all over the spectrum. If your pictures from the convention center have funny looking color, this is why…
Hey Rene, good to see you again. Sorry about the crazy photograph and atrocious, awful lighting… Next year in Denver, hopefully the lighting won’t be so bad.
Machelle Pardue, Crystal, Eerik and Rebecca.
Robert talking with Crystal and Jefferson.
Becca presenting at her first big science conference. You rocked it Becca.
Bernhard Weber and Hemin Chin.
Hemin Chin’s craaaaazy shoes.
Matt McMahon talking with Steve Fliesler.
Paul Sieving communicating the direction of the NEI.
Meetings were pretty packed, but a few of us did manage to get out and see some of the wildlife around Florida including gators, herons, cormorants and even manatees!
See you next year, and next time I’ll get the pics posted sooner.