Events for 2012

Neurotransmitter Transporters: Tales of Structure, Function, and Biology

Jan. 12, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Susan Amara, PhD

Thomas Detre Professor of Neuroscience and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; President of the Society for Neuroscience

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

A New Take on Uptake: Neurotransmitter Transporters and the Activation of Cellular Signaling Pathways by Amphetamines

Jan. 13, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Susan Amara, PhD

Thomas Detre Professor of Neuroscience and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; President of the Society for Neuroscience

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Evolution of an Adaptive Immune System of Defense

Jan. 19, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Max D. Cooper, MD

Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Lessons from the Lamprey: Monoclonal Antibodies and Their Biophysical Features

Jan. 20, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Max D. Cooper, MD

Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

New Approaches to Treating Chronic Pain: Targeting Central Sensitization

Jan. 26, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Robert Gereau, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology, Anatomy and Neurobiology; Chief, Basic Science Division, Washington University Pain Center, St. Louis, Missouri

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Amygdala Plasticity as a Neural Substrate for Chronic Pain

Jan. 27, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Robert Gereau, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology, Anatomy and Neurobiology; Chief, Basic Science Division, Washington University Pain Center, St. Louis, Missouri

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

What Therapeutic Drugs Do, Where They Go, and What They Are Good For

Feb. 2, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

John Scott, PhD

Edwin G. Krebs - Hilma Speights Professor of Cell Signaling and Cancer Biology, Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Cell Signaling in Space and Time

Feb. 3, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

John Scott, PhD

Edwin G. Krebs - Hilma Speights Professor of Cell Signaling and Cancer Biology, Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

How Does a Frog Egg Solve Geometry Problems?

Feb. 9, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Timothy J. Mitchison, PhD

Hasib Sabbagh Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

How Does Paclitaxel Work as a Cancer Medicine?

Feb. 10, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Timothy J. Mitchison, PhD

Hasib Sabbagh Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Developmental Neuroeconomics: Applications for Child and Adolescent Externalizing Disorders

Feb. 16, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Carla Sharp, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab, University of Houston, Texas

Special Seminars

Behavioral Choice Theory and Obesity

Feb. 23, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Leonard Epstein, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Buffalo, New York

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Food Reinforcement

Feb. 24, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Leonard Epstein, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Buffalo, New York

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

The Violent Brain: Ethical and Legal Implications

March 8, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Adrian Raine, DPhil

Richard Perry University Professor in the Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology and Chair of the Department of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

The Functional Neuroanatomy of Violence

March 9, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Adrian Raine, DPhil

Richard Perry University Professor in the Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology and Chair of the Department of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

The Functional Architecture of Face Processing in the Primate Brain

March 15, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Leslie Ungerleider, PhD

Chief of the Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Mechanisms for Perceptual Decision-Making in the Human Brain

March 16, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Leslie Ungerleider, PhD

Chief of the Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Back to the Future: Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry

March 29, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sarah Lisanby, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Translational Development of Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Treatments for Depression

March 30, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sarah Lisanby, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Your Genome and Your Health

April 5, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Richard Gibbs, PhD

Wofford Cain Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Director, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

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