Daniel T. Organisciak, Ph.D., has been named a 2009 Gold Fellow by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). A professor and former chair of biochemistry and molecular biology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Organisciak also directs the school’s Petticrew Research Laboratory, which was established in 1995 in honor of Stanley and Mary Petticrew of Springfield, Ohio. Research at the laboratory focuses on the role of environmental light in vision disorders.
ARVO selected Organisciak for the honor based on his accomplishments as a researcher and scientist, in addition to his leadership and activities within the association. Organisciak joined 71 other ARVO members from around the world in being selected as an inaugural Gold Fellow.
The ARVO Fellow designation was created to recognize longstanding members with an extensive record of research and service. Fellows are encouraged to serve as role models and mentors and to advance the association’s mission to promote vision research and prevent and cure of disorders of the visual system. Read more