Research Team Briefs
Feb. 16, 2017
Collaborative work by two assistant professors at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute was featured on the cover of the scientific magazine Microscopy & Analysis.
Feb. 16, 2017
Read Montague, inaugural holder of the Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professorship, has been invited to speak at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom as part of the Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience series.
Jan. 24, 2017
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation recognizes Steven Poelzing, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, where he focuses on the number one cause of death in the United States – sudden cardiac death. Sudden cardiac death claims 400,000 lives each year and victims of such events die before they reach help 95 percent of the time.
Dec. 7, 2016
Deborah Kelly, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will present at Georgia Tech’s Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology on Thursday, Dec. 8. Her talk is titled, “Improving Our Vision of Nanobiology.”
Oct. 25, 2016
Sarah Henrickson Parker, a research assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, contributed a chapter to the British Medical Association award-winning book, “Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-technical Skills.”
Oct. 11, 2016
The Decision Neuroscience Symposium of the Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory of the University of Melbourne, Australia, was held Tuesday in honor of Read Montague, the director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute.
Aug. 17, 2016
Stephanie DeLuca, the co-director of the Neuromotor Research Clinic at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently elected as a Director-at-Large of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.
June 23, 2016
Sarah Henrickson Parker will speak on the human factors of patient safety at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Surgical Patient Safety Course.
June 9, 2016
Virginia Tech’s Department of Biological Sciences honored Deborah Kelly with an Outstanding Research Award on May 5.
May 2, 2016
Read Montague, the Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor, was invited to speak at the eighth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Student Association at the University of California at Berkeley.
April 25, 2016
Sarah Henrickson Parker, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was nominated to serve on a grant review panel for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
March 25, 2016
Michael Friedlander, founding executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will serve as Ferrum College’s next executive in residence on March 30.
March 10, 2016
Warren Bickel, a professor and director of the Addiction Recovery Research Center at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was one of three panelists featured during the opening night of the play, “The Ice Cream Man,” on March 10.
March 3, 2016
Michael Friedlander, executive director of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently named a 2016 recipient of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine’s Distinguished Scientist Award.
Feb. 16, 2016
Gabriela Carrillo to present at American Society for Neurochemistry meeting.
Feb. 11, 2016
Harald Sontheimer, a professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently honored with a PROSE award for his textbook, Disease of the Nervous System.
Feb. 9, 2016
Alexus McBride recently won first place in the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology Science Fair and Student Project Forum.
Feb. 8, 2016
John Chappell, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will present at the February 9 “Bite of Science” as a featured speaker.
Feb. 8, 2016
Aboozar Monavarfeshani was recently named a recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Educational Enhancement Travel Award.
Feb. 3, 2016
Warren Bickel will participate in a symposium at Stanford University on December 1. Hosted by the Neurochoice Initiative, the symposium is titled, “Decisions about drugs: From neuroscience to policy.”