Events Related to Synaptic Function

Investigating Synaptic Dysfunction in Human Neuronal Models of Tauopathy

March 2, 2017 , 10 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Tara Tracy, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, J. David Gladstone Institutes, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, Department of Neurology,
University of California, San Francisco

Special Seminars

Synaptic, Spiking and Vascular Cortical Maps of Sensory Stimulus Selectivity

Nov. 22, 2016 , 1:25 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Prakash Kara

Associate Professor, Neuroscience and Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina; Clemson Bioengineering

Special Seminars

The Molecular Control of Synaptic Plasticity and Its Importance for Precision Neuroscience

Oct. 6, 2016 , 3:45 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Clive Bramham, M.D./Ph.D.

Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Biomedicine and KG Jebsen Centre for Neuropsychiatric Disorders, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

The Role of Patterned Stimulation in Inducing Synaptic Plasticity in the Normal and Injured Brain

Oct. 6, 2016 , 10:50 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

Vice President of Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech; Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; and Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Synaptic Biomarkers: Promise and Perils for Identifying and Using Them to Optimize Neuronal Health

Oct. 5, 2016 , 3:10 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Greg Valdez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Balancing Ultrastructural Synaptic Plasticity During Changes in Synapse Function

April 18, 2014 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Kristen Harris, PhD

Professor of Neurobiology, Center for Learning and Memory, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Texas

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Roles for Extracellular Matrix Molecules in Synaptic Targeting and Synaptic Differentiation

June 5, 2012 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Michael Fox, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia

Special Seminars

Synaptic Effects of Aging and ALS From Cellular Phenomena to Molecular Analysis

Aug. 16, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Gregorio Valdez, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Center for Brain Science, Harvard University

Special Seminars

Molecular mechanisms underlying synaptic dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease and Phelan-McDermid syndrome

May 20, 2011 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Craig C. Garner, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Co-Director, Center for Research and Treatment of Down Syndrome, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif.

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Synaptic plasticity; the brain's response to experience

May 6, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Robert C. Malenka, PhD, MD

Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Co-Director, Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Neurosciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif.

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures