VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program offers the expertise of a range of scientists who are exploring frontiers in biomedical research. Held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Room R3012 of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, these seminars are open to Virginia Tech faculty, students, and staff; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine faculty, students, and staff; and Carilion Clinic faculty, staff, and trainees.

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What Are All These Wires For? Organizing Principles of Neocortical Circuits and Their Function

May 11, 2018 noon

Kevan A.C. Martin, Ph.D. Professor and Director Institute for NeuroInformatics, University of Zurich and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Switzerland

By Bradley Anglin

The Development and Function of IL-9-Secreting T Cells

Dec. 1, 2017 10:46 a.m.

The Development and Function of IL-9-Secreting T Cells Mark H. Kaplan, Ph.D. Billie Lou Wood Professor of Pediatrics Associate Director of the HB Wells Center for Pediatric Research Director of ...

By Gerry Martin

Massively Parallel All-Optical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Oct. 27, 2017 9:12 a.m.

Emilia Entcheva, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering George Washington University Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

By Gerry Martin

Understanding the Differentiation of Tissue Resident CD4+ T Cells

June 9, 2017 6:57 a.m.

Marion Pepper, PhD Assistant Professor, Immunology University of Washington

Role of Sodium Channel a and b1 Subunits in Epileptic Encephalopathy with SUDEP

March 3, 2017 8:18 a.m.

Lori Isom, PhD Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology; Assistant Dean, Recruitment and Pre-Candidate Graduate Education; Director, Program in Biomedical Sciences University of Michigan Medical School

Debunking the concept of one gene-one disease in inheritable sudden death

Feb. 24, 2017 9:51 a.m.

Mario Delmar, MD, PhD Patricia & Robert Martinsen Professor of Cardiology Professor of Medicine & Professor of Cell Biology New York University School of Medicine

Control of T follicular helper (Tfh) cell responses by IL-2

Feb. 17, 2017 8:49 a.m.

Andre Ballesteros-Tato, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology University of Alabama at Birmingham

Assembly and Maturation of Dengue and Zika Viruses

Dec. 9, 2016 10:07 a.m.

Richard J. Kuhn, PhD Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Director Director, Purdue Institute for Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease Purdue University