Events for 2015

Linking Discoveries in Developmental Biology to 3-Dimensional Printing of New Tissues and Micro-Organs

Jan. 8, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Roger R. Markwald, PhD

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

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Fourth Annual Delta Dental Oral Health Endowed Lecture

Jan. 8, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Special Seminars

Poverty, Biology, and Health: Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

Jan. 22, 2015 , 3:30 p.m. at Fralin Life Science Institute

Craig Ramey, PhD, and Sharon Ramey, PhD

Distinguished Research Scholars, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Research Professors of Psychology, Virginia Tech; Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia

Special Events

The Civil Rights of Health, Education, and Biology: The Enduring Legacy of Martin Luther King

Jan. 23, 2015 , 12:20 p.m. at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute

Craig Ramey, PhD, and Sharon Ramey, PhD

Distinguished Research Scholars, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Research Professors of Psychology, Virginia Tech; Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia

Special Events

Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: Bedside to Bench and Back Again

Feb. 6, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Fallon, MD

Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Molecular Architecture of the Circadian Clock in Mammals

Feb. 12, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Joseph S. Takahashi, PhD

Loyd B. Sands Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; Member, National Academy of Sciences; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine; Dallas, Texas

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

POSTPONED: Structure and Function of the Heart [Heart School 2015]

Feb. 16, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

W. Scott Arnold, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Carilion Clinic

Heart School 2015

POSTPONED: Low-Cost, High-Performance Millitesla MRI

Feb. 16, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Matthew Rosen, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Physics, Harvard University

Special Seminars

POSTPONED: Building Blocks of the Human Heart [Heart School 2015]

Feb. 17, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

James Smyth, PhD

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Heart School 2015

POSTPONED: And So It Flows: The Human Vasculature System [Heart School 2015]

Feb. 18, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

John Chappell, PhD

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Heart School 2015

POSTPONED: Congenital Cardiac Disorders [Heart School 2015]

Feb. 19, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Joelle Miller, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist, Carilion Clinic

Heart School 2015

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: New Insights Reveal Provocative Complexities

Feb. 20, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Lisa Guay-Woodford, MD

Hudson Professor of Pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, Associate Vice-President for Clinical and Translational Research, George Washington University, Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Food for Thought: Chefs Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

March 16, 2015 at restaurants and specialty stores

Brain Awareness Week

Understanding the Cerebral Cortex: The Legacy of Roanoke’s Vernon Mountcastle

March 16, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Friedlander, PhD

Professor and Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

At the Crossroads: Art, Science, Research

March 17, 2015 , 7:30 p.m. at Moss Arts Center

Brain Awareness Week

Development of the Social Brain [Brain School 2015 seminar]

March 18, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Pearl Chiu, PhD

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

Infectious Causes of Heart Failure: Viral Myocarditis

March 19, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Kirk Knowlton, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiology, Edith and William M. Perlman Chair in Clinical Cardiology, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California

VTCRI Distinguished Public Lectures

Nucleotide Repeat Expansions: Inflammation, Neurodegeneration, and the Role of MicroRNA in Pathogenesis

March 20, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Erin Pennock Foff, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Cognitive Neurology Division, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Developing Brain: Conception to Birth [Brain School 2015 seminar]

March 23, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Fox, PhD

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

How the Earliest Experiences in Life Affect a Baby’s Brain and Behavior [Brain School 2015 seminar]

March 25, 2015 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Craig Ramey, PhD

Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

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