Events for 2014

Innovations in Stroke Neurorehabilitation

Jan. 9, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Steven L. Wolf, PhD

Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Professor of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine; Professor, Department of Cell Biology; Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Oxidative Stress: The Prime Cause of Disease and Disability in the Second Half of Life? From Molecules to Models to Novel Medicines

Jan. 10, 2014 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Christopher S. Wilcox, MD, PhD

Chief of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension; Director, Center for Hypertension, Kidney and Vascular Health, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Genes, Mutations, and Heart Valve Disease (CANCELLED)

Jan. 16, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Roger R. Markwald, PhD

Distinguished University Professor; Chair, Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology; Director, Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

DNA Methylation and Chromatin Architecture: The Nuts and Bolts of Gene Regulation

Jan. 24, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Paul A. Wade, PhD

Senior Investigator, Molecular Carcinogenesis Laboratory/Eukaryotic Transcriptional Regulation Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Mechanisms of Autoimmune Synaptopathies

Jan. 31, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rita J. Balice-Gordon, PhD

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

What Is the BRAIN Initiative and What Will It Teach Us About Ourselves?

Feb. 20, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Joshua Sanes, PhD

Paul J. Finnegan Family Director, Harvard Center for Brain Science, Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Experiments on Trust and Reciprocity: From Brains to Virtual Worlds

Feb. 20, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Kevin A. McCabe, PhD

Professor, Economics, Law and Neuroscience, and Director, Center for the Study of Neuroeconomics, George Mason University

Special Seminars

Wiring Up the Retina

Feb. 21, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Joshua Sanes, PhD

Paul J. Finnegan Family Director, Harvard Center for Brain Science, Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Risks of Pegylated Interferon Therapies for HCV Infections in Patients with Cirrhosis

Feb. 28, 2014 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

John M. Vierling, MD

Professor, Medicine and Surgery; Chief of Hepatology; Director, Baylor Liver Health; Director, Advanced Liver Therapies; Baylor College of Medicine, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Mapping Depression Circuits: Foundation for New Treatment Strategies Using Deep Brain Stimulation [Brain School seminar]

March 6, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Helen Mayberg, MD

Professor, Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology; Dorothy C. Fuqua Chair of Psychiatric Neuroimaging and Therapeutics; Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

Brain Awareness Week, VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures, Brain School

Your Brain on Advertising

March 12, 2014 , 4 p.m. at Science Museum of Western Virginia

Ann Harvey, PhD

Research Scientist, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week

Brain Assembly: Making the Right Connections Through Genes and Experience [Brain School seminar]

March 13, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Fox, PhD

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

How Social Relationships Help Build (and Rehabilitate) Our Brains [Brain School seminar]

March 20, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sharon Ramey, PhD

Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

Conducting Mechanism-Based Clinical Trials for Genetic Disorders: Neurofibromatosis Type 1 [PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE]

March 21, 2014 , 8 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD

Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Chair, Medical Genetics; Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics; Director, Heflin Center for Genomic Studies; The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Careers in Educational Media for Biomedical PhDs

March 21, 2014 , 2:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michele Korf, MA

President, Michele Korf and Associates

Special Seminars

The Biological Basis of How We Learn, Remember, and Use Information [Brain School seminar]

March 27, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Friedlander, PhD

Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, and Associate Professor for Health Sciences, Virginia Tech

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

Is Connexin 43 a Pivot Regulating T Cell Differentiation and Activation?

April 1, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Piotr Kraj, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor, Center of Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University

Special Seminars

Charting Our Future Together: Envisioning a Diverse, Adaptive, and Networked Biomedical Science Ecosystem

April 3, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Gary Gibbons, MD

Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Member, Institute of Medicine, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

How Viruses Infect the Brain

April 10, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Terence S. Dermody, MD

Dorothy Overall Wells Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology; Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Lamb Center for Pediatric Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Southwest Virginia Life Science Forum

April 15, 2014 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

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