Sarasota Symposium


2013 ISER Sarasota Symposium - Information

Thank you to all who attended and participated in the 2013 ISER Sarasota Symposium, September 29 - October 2 in Sarasota, Florida!

2013 Symposium Abstracts are available in PDF format here.


General Information
On-line registration is now closed

Registration will be possible on-site (Hyatt Regency Sarasota)
Starting Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 16:00

Registration Desk hours:
Sunday, September 29, 201316:00 - 19:00
Monday, September 30, 20137:00 - 18:30
Tuesday, October 1, 20137:00 - 18:00
Wednesday, October 2, 20137:00 - 18:00


We are delighted to invite you to the ISER 2013 Sarasota Symposium taking place September 29 - October 2, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, Florida, USA. Join us for innovative scientific program focused on Molecular Mechanisms in Glaucoma.

This symposium will bring together leaders in the field of glaucoma to discuss molecular mechanisms that underlie the pathobiology of the condition. We will employ a Gordon Conference format, anticipating that the intimate setting will encourage informal interaction and will offer ample opportunity to refresh or form new collaborations, develop novel hypotheses, and make new friends.

The program will feature world-class keynote speakers and hot topics that include:

  • Biomechanics
  • Immune modulation of disease
  • Cell injury/recovery
  • Matrix biology
  • Mouse models
  • Cell/tissue regeneration

Invited keynote speakers include:

  • Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat, Ph.D.
  • Claude F. Burgoyne, M.D.
  • David L. Epstein, M.D.
  • Simon W.M. John, Ph.D.
  • Helmut Kettenmann, Ph.D.
  • Harry Quigley, M.D.

Join us in Sarasota to advance your knowledge, share your breakthrough research, and network with colleagues.

Important Dates

June 19, 2013 - Notification of abstract acceptance

June 19, 2013 - Notification of travel fellowship awards

July 15, 2013 - All presenters are required to preregister to ensure inclusion of the abstract in the Meeting publications

August 29, 2013 - Early registration closes

August 30, 2013 - Regular registration fees apply