VTCRI Eric Shullman Distinguished Public Lectures
The VTCRI Eric Shullman Distinguished Public Lecture Series brings nationally renowned experts to Roanoke. The free public lectures are open to members of the general public as well as to Virginia Tech and Carilion faculty, students, and staff. The lectures are co-sponsored by Virginia Tech's Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health Graduate Program.
“The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute is bringing some of the world’s leading medical researchers and scientific thought leaders to Roanoke as part of our mission to engage the community in the excitement and promise of scientific research,” says Michael Friedlander, PhD, executive director of the institute and host of the seminar series. "We’re absolutely delighted to be able to share the insights of such highly sought after experts in such a range of fascinating topics. We're also very proud to introduce these speakers to the blossoming partnership that Virginia Tech and the Carilion Clinic have forged for bringing the future of medical science for better health to the Roanoke region, the Commonwealth, and the nation."
Director, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH
Director, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute; Chair, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology; Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Physiology and Cell Biology; William D. and Jacquelyn L. Wells Chair in Cardiovascular Research; Associate Dean, Basic Research Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Unraveling the Multigenerational Syndrome of Diabetic Embryopathy: From Cell Signaling to Clinical Care
Dean, School of Medicine; Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Vice President, Medical Affairs; Bowers Distinguished Professor; University of Maryland
University of California, Irvine
Distinguished Professor of Neuroeconomics
Director of the Center for Neuropolicy
Professor of Psychology
Director, MRI Center, Facility for Education & Research in Neuroscience
Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health