Events Related to Developmental Disorders

Precision Medicine for Opioid Use Disorder

April 4, 2018 , 3 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Andrew S. Huhn, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Special Seminars

A Path from Genes to Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome and Related Developmental Brain Disorders

Oct. 19, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Mark Bear, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences MIT

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

POSTPONED: Genetic Approaches to Tackle Neurodegenerative Disorders

April 14, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Huda Zoghbi, MD

Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics; Professor, Pediatrics – Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience; Professor, Neuroscience; Professor, Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences; Professor, Developmental Biology; Professor, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Baylor College of Medicine HHMI Investigator; Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute Texas Children's Hospital

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

A New Way of Thinking about Neurological Disorders: Protein Dosage and RNA-Binding Proteins

Feb. 23, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Vincenzo A. Gennarino, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine

Special Seminars

Protein Dosage and Neurological Disorders

Feb. 22, 2017 , 3 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Vincenzo A. Gennarino, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine

Special Seminars

A New (Immune) Look into Neurological Disorders

Oct. 7, 2016 , 9 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D.

Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), University of Virginia

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Gene Targeting into the 21st Century: Modeling Human Disease from Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

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

Mario Capecchi, PhD

Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2007
Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Gaucher Disease and Parkinsonism: Insights from a Rare Disorder

Sept. 4, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Ellen Sidransky, MD

Chief, Section on Molecular Neurogenetics MGB, National Human Genome Research Institute

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Basal Ganglia and Movement Disorders

Aug. 6, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Uhnoh Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Basic Sciences, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Special Events

Fear and Fear-Related Disorders: From Pavlov to PTSD

May 21, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD

Professor, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Member, Institute of Medicine

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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

Synapses, Muscular Dystrophy, and Brain Disorders

Oct. 3, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Lin Mei, MD, PhD

Director of Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Professor of Neurology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Disorders

April 18, 2014 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Elizabeth C. Engle, MD

Professor, Neurology and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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

The Changing Medical View of Memory Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease

May 3, 2013 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Now vs. Later: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies of Impulsive Choice in Addictive Disorders

Nov. 26, 2012 , 2:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Amlung

MS

Special Seminars

Therapeutic strategies for mitochondrial disorders

May 1, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sarika Srivastava, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

Developmental Neuroeconomics: Applications for Child and Adolescent Externalizing Disorders

Feb. 16, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Carla Sharp, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab, University of Houston, Texas

Special Seminars