Congratulations to Natalie Kipling pictured here with Prof Sarah Coupland (left) and Dr Helen Kalirai (right) for achieving a very high mark of 88% in her undergraduate final year project 'Immunohistochemical characterisation of uveal melanoma cells grown as 3D spheroids'. Natalie is completing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at Liverpool John Moores University and did her final year project with Prof Coupland and Dr Kalirai in LOORG with help from the Immunohistochemistry team and Histopathology department at the Royal Liverpool Hospital. Well done Natalie!
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) has elected Professor Sarah Coupland as their new Vice-President Elect for 2017-2018.
ARVO is the largest eye and vision research organisation in the world. It has helped to advance research into understanding the visual system and preventing, treating and curing its disorders. Over 12,000 researchers from 75 countries are members and attend the annual meeting in May each year.
Prof Coupland, said: “I am honoured to have been elected to this prestigious position, and I am looking forward to playing such a significant role in promoting its members and the field of ophthalmology and vision research.”
The announcement was made at the ARVO 2016 Annual Meeting in Seattle, and marks the first time a non-US female has been elected to the role. Congratulations to Sarah!