Events for 2016

The Dynamic Complexity of Cancer Stem Cells

Jan. 15, 2016 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Jeremy N. Rich, MD, MHSc

Chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic; Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

What Happens if People Power Research? [POSTPONED]

Jan. 28, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sharon Terry

President and Chief Executive Officer, Genetic Alliance
Co-Founder, Genetic Alliance Registry and Biobank
Washington, DC

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Neurodiversity

Jan. 28, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Alicia Cohen

Associate Director for Diversity Education and Training
Organizational and Professional Development
Virginia Tech

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Chronic Metabolic Acidosis: The Progression From Scientific Concept to Clinical Importance to Therapy

Jan. 29, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Robert J. Alpern, MD

Ensign Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Dean, Yale School of Medicine

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Health Care in America: From Politics to Progress!

Feb. 4, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Darrell G. Kirch, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Washington, DC

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion: Awareness-Action

Feb. 10, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Jamie Washington

President and Founder, Washington Consulting Group

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Understanding the Rules of Life

Feb. 11, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

James L. Olds, PhD

Assistant Director for the Directorate of Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
Arlington, Virginia

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

[CANCELLED] Role of Sodium Channel SCN1A and SCN1B in Dravet Syndrome and SUDEP

Feb. 19, 2016 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Lori L. Isom, PhD

Interim Chair and Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology; Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Intersectionality 101

Feb. 23, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Natasha Cox, PhD

Assistant Director and LGBT Community Advocate, Intercultural Engagement Center, Virginia Tech

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Integrating Actin and Adhesion Dynamics in Cell Migration

March 11, 2016 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Clare M. Waterman, PhD

NIH Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Cell and Tissue Morphodynamics, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

What Our Brains Don't 'See'

March 14, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Fox

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

The Epileptic Brain

March 15, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Susan Campbell

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

Learning, Memory, & The Aging Brain

March 16, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rosalyn Moran

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

Pain, It’s Not Just In Your Mind: Can You Make It Go Away?

March 17, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Friedlander

Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

Understanding Ourselves and Our Multicultural Conflict Dynamics

March 22, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Dale Robinson

Assistant Director for Training, Education, and Outreach Office of Equity and Access Virginia Tech

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Medical Student Research Symposium 2016

March 23, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Special Seminars

Biological Pacing—Still Coming: But How? When? Where?

March 24, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael R. Rosen, MD

Gustavus A. Pfeiffer Professor of Pharmacology and Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University
New York, New York

Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Stress Urinary Incontinence: Pathophysiology, Spectrum of Treatment and Outcomes - A Quality of Life Condition.

March 25, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Holly E. Richter, MD, PhD, FACOG, FACS

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology and Geriatrics
J Marion Sims Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Exploring Title IX (1972) and the Violence Against Women Act (2013)

April 5, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Dale Robinson

Assistant Director for Training, Education, and Outreach Office of Equity and Access Virginia Tech

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

9th Annual Life Science Forum: A Meeting of the Minds

April 7, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

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