Events for 2018

Defining Transcriptional Parallels Between Gliogenesis and Glioma

Jan. 10, 2018 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Stacey Glasgow, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Center for Cell & Gene Therapy
Department of Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Special Seminars

GJA1-20k functions as a cardiomyocyte stress response protein

Jan. 11, 2018 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Robin Shaw, M.D./Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine
Wasserman Endowed Chair in Cardiology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Special Seminars

Mechanisms and Significance of Microglial Dynamics in the Brain

Jan. 16, 2018 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Ukpong Eyo, Ph.D.

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic

Special Seminars

The Neuroscience Of Stress-Reward Interactions: Preclinical Approaches Toward Therapeutic Targets In Addiction

Jan. 19, 2018 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Danny Winder, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Pharmacology, and Psychiatry
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Sounds In Silence: How Glial Cells In The Ear Shape Development Of The Auditory System

Jan. 26, 2018 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Dwight E. Bergles, Ph.D

Professor of Neuroscience
Associate Director, Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute
The Soloman H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes

Feb. 8, 2018 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.

Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health;
Chief, Molecular and Clinical Hematology Branch/NIDDKD
Chief, Molecular Hematology Section, Molecular and Clinical Hematology Branch/NIDDKD

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Role of TL-1A/DR3 in Intestinal Inflammation

Feb. 9, 2018 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Fabio Cominelli, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
Departments of Medicine and Pathology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Investigating the Spike-Based Computations of the Brain

Feb. 12, 2018 , 11:30 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Ben Dongsung Huh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Special Seminars

Systems Neuroscience Beyond the Tuning Curve

Feb. 15, 2018 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

John Pearson, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor
Duke Institute for Brain Science
Duke University

Special Seminars

Democratizing Discovery Health with N=Me

Feb. 16, 2018 , 12:50 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Elizabeth Ofili, M.D.

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Clinical Research Center
Senior Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research
Morehouse School of Medicine

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Adaptive and Maladaptive Dynamics of Reward Learning and Mood

Feb. 22, 2018 , 10:30 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Eran Eldar, M.D., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
University College London

Special Seminars

Social Brain Function in Anorexia Nervosa

Feb. 26, 2018 , 6:45 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Carrie J. McAdams, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School

Special Seminars

NOTE NEW DATE: Brain School: The Nature of Addiction

March 13, 2018 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute


Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

NOTE NEW DATE: Brain School: Kids' Night: Digital Devices and Development

March 15, 2018 , 6 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute


Brain Awareness Week, Brain School

The Development of the Modern Cochlear Implant and the First Substantial Restoration of Human Sense Using a Medical Intervention

March 16, 2018 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Blake Wilson, Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Eng., Dr.med.hc (multi)

Co-Director, Duke Hearing Center, Duke University Medical Center
Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical CenterScholar in Residence, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The Anatomy of Beliefs: Insights from Social Neuroscience and Computational Psychiatry

March 21, 2018 , 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Xiaosi Gu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Behavioral and Brain Science
Director, Computational Psychiatry Unit
The University of Texas at Dallas

Special Seminars

On the Rational Boundedness of Cognitive Control

March 22, 2018 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Jonathan Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.

Robert Bendheim and Lynn Bendheim Thoman Professor in Neuroscience
Professor of Psychology
Co-Director, Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton University

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium 2018

March 23, 2018 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Special Events, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

The SHINE Trial (Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort): Considering Trial Design

March 30, 2018 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Karen Johnston, M.D.

Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair of Neurology
Director, Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia
President, Association of University Neurology Professors
University of Virginia

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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