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CANCELLED: Effect of Contemporary Societal Exposures on Adolescent Behavioral Health

April 10, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Adam Matthew Leventhal, Ph.D.

Founding Director
Institute for Health, Emotion, & Addiction Laboratory, University of Southern California
Institute for Addiction Science, University of Southern California

Professor of Preventive Medicine
Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

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CANCELLED: Neurovascular Interactions: Mechanisms, Imaging, Therapeutics

April 17, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Katherina Akassoglou, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator
Gladstone Institutes
University of California San Francisco

Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California San Francisco

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CANCELLED: Molecular Landscape to Management of Malignant Gliomas

April 17, 2020 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

W.K. Alfred Yung, M.D.

Professor, Neuro-Oncology and Margaret and Ben Love Chair of Clinical Cancer Care
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Member, Moon Shots Program™ Executive Committee

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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CANCELLED: Reprogramming the Brain Cancer Stem Cell

April 24, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

John Laterra, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-Director, Brain Cancer Program
Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Director
Neuro-Oncology Division
Von Hippel-Lindau Clinical Care Center
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Professor, Department of Neurology and Neuro-Oncology
Professor, The Holomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Oncology
Johns Hopkins Medicine

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CANCELLED: Re-establishing Developmental Pathways for Heart Regeneration

May 1, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kristy Red-Horse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
School of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford University

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Talk Title TBD

May 1, 2020 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Krishnankutty Sathian, MBBS, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Professor, Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences
Professor, Psychology
Director, Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Penn State

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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The epigenetic basis of memory formation and dysregulation in memory disorders

May 8, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Farah Lubin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Co-Director, Graduate Neuroscience Roadmap Scholar Program
Co-Director for Research, Mentored Experiences in Research, Instruction, and Teaching (MERIT) Program
Department of Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
School of Medicine

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Chemistry of the Adaptive Mind

May 15, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Roshan Cools, Ph.D.

Professor, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center

Principal Investigator
Donders Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center

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Aerobic fitness and susceptibility for metabolic dysfunction

May 29, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

John Thyfault, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center

Senior Scientist
Kansas City VA Medical Center

Scientific Director
Children’s Mercy Hospital Center for Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition Center

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Talk Title TBD

June 5, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Elena Boto

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Akt-mTOR signaling in TGF-b responsiveness and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition

June 12, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rik Derynck, Ph.D.

Professor
Departments of Cell/Tissue Biology and Anatomy
University of California, San Francisco

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The Fabric of the Neocortex

Sept. 11, 2020 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine

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Parkinson's Disease and Why Development Matters

Sept. 25, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Deanna Benson, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Neuroscience, and Friedman Brain Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Conference on Glial Biology in Medicine 2020

Oct. 4, 2020 at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Special Events

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Genetics of Invasive GBM cells

Oct. 9, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Nhan Tran, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Cancer Biology
Mayo Clinic

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Pediatric Robotics – a journey from the lab to a child’s home

Oct. 15, 2020 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Ayanna Howard, Ph.D.

Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Professor and Chair of the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing, Georgia Tech. Leader in human augmentation, developer of assistive robots in the home to therapy gaming apps to remote robotic exploration of extreme environments (Forbes top 50 U.S. women in tech)

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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Tiny conspiracies: cell to cell communication in bacteria

Oct. 29, 2020 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Bonnie Bassler, Ph.D.

Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and Chair, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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Connexin mutants and cataracts: clues to gap junction functions

Nov. 6, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Eric Beyer, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Chicago

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Baljit Khakh, Pioneers in Biomedical Education

Dec. 11, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Baljit Khakh,

Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

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Engineering Reproduction: From Bench to Bedside to Babies

March 4, 2021 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Teresa Woodruff, Ph.D.

Thomas J. Watkins Professor & Vice Chair of Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University

Chief, Division of Reproductive Science in Medicine
Northwestern University

Professor, Molecular Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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Genes Regulating Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

March 25, 2021 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Young, Ph.D.

Recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor; Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Rockefeller University

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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How Vaccines Train the Immune System in Ways No One Expected

April 15, 2021 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Christine Stabell Benn, M.D., Ph.D., D.M.Sc.

Professor, Global Health, University of Southern Denmark; Steering Board Member, The Bandim Health Project, Guinea-Bissau

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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Precision Neuroscience Conference

May 19, 2021 at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Precision Neuroscience Conference

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