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Vascular Biology 2019

October 27-31, 2019 | Monterey, CA


AsilomarMerrillWebVascular Biology is the annual meeting of the North American Vascular Biology Organization.  This meeting will feature the Developmental Vascular Biology and Genetics Workshop and the Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering Workshop plus special symposia, a keynote lecture by Hal Dietz, Johns Hopkins University, entitled, "Leveraging Nature’s Success: Lessons from Modifiers of Cardiovascular Disease," a Pre-Conference Meeting for and organized by trainees, Award Lectures, joint symposia on Emerging Technologies and Imaging, and Vascular Transcriptomics: Discovery and Therapeutic Opportunities, and of course posters and exhibits.  Travel Awards for trainees will be available.

Go to the meeting web site.

Webinar Series

Decmeber 20 at 1:00pm | Timothy Hla


THlaHeadshotOn Thursday, December 20 at 1:00pm EST, NAVBO will present our eighth webinar entitled, "Sphingosine 1-phosphate signaling: From the receptor, signaling mechanisms to novel therapeutics by

Timothy Hal, Ph.D.
Patricia K. Donahoe Professor
Harvard Medical School
Department of Surgery
Investigator, Vascular Biology Program
Boston Children's Hospital

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Inflammatory cells in a healing wound (red and blue). The green cells have undergone apoptsis. Mouse skin.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Keratinized mouse skin.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Inflammatory cells (blue) entering a mouse skin wound near to a blood vessel. Apoptotic cells are stained green.
Maria Febbraio Lab, University of Alberta
Human endothelial cells exposed to BMP sprouting in fibrin matrix. Actin cytoskeleton in depth encoded colors.
Lauren Saunders (Bautch Lab)

For International Travelers to NAVBO Meetings

NAVBO is happy to help you in acquiring a Visa in order to facilitate your attendance at one of our meetings by issuing a letter of invitation, however, the following is required:

Prior to receiving a letter of invitation, each individual requesting an invitation letter must first register and pay for the conference. Conference registration fees are refundable (less the designated processing fee) if the visa application is denied. The refund request must be received in writing.

Once the payment has been received, requests for Letters of Invitation should be addressed by email directly to Bernadette Englert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note that each individual requesting an invitation letter must email a separate request.

A letter of invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of NAVBO. All expenses incurred in relation to the meeting are the sole responsibility of the attendee(s).

Please note that we cannot guarantee that you will receive a visa. The decision to grant visas is at the sole discretion of the Embassy or Consulate offices. NAVBO will not be able to contact or intervene with Embassy or Consulate offices on your behalf. NAVBO cannot change the decision of the Embassy or Consulate offices should your application be denied.

The following information is required before a letter of invitation can be issued:

Your CV (curriculum vitae or resume)
Name as it appears on your passport
Title/Position (Professor, graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, etc.)
Institutional address
City, Province, Country, Postal Code
Personal Street Address
City, Province, Country, Postal Code
Email
Passport number
Date of issuance
Date of expiration
Place of issue
Date of Birth
Place of birth
Nationality

You should also indicate briefly why you want to attend the conference.

All letters of invitation are generic in nature and will be signed and sent in PDF format that can be printed by the requester(s). No mailed (postal) letters of invitation will be sent. Due to the costs involved, we cannot send letters of invitation via express mail services.

It is the traveler's responsibility to check and confirm current visa requirements to enter the United States. To see if you require a visa, please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/wizard.html. NAVBO cannot be held responsible for travelers who do not confirm their visa requirements or who do not obtain the appropriate paperwork for travel to the conference.

For additional information regarding traveling in the United States, consult https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html or http://www.dhs.gov/how-do-i/visit-united-states.

Another helpful page is https://www.insuremytrip.com/research/us-travel-visa-information/ - please note we are NOT endorsing the services of Insure My Trip. 

This procedure is intended to assist participants who need to obtain a visa to attend the conference and is not an official invitation covering fees and/or any other expenses or financial support for attendance. NAVBO does not assume responsibility for the outcome of your visa application.

Awards

Drs. Fan, Jain and Ruhrberg
2018 Meritorious Awards

Highlighting

Josehp Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University

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