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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Tiny conspiracies: cell to cell communication in bacteria

Sept. 3, 2020 , 5:30 p.m. at Virtual Presentation

Bonnie L. Bassler, Ph.D.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology Chair, Department of Molecular Biology Princeton University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Can Food be Addictive?

Sept. 4, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Ashley Gearhardt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Food Addiction Science and Treatment (FAST) lab
University of Michigan

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: The Fabric of the Neocortex

Sept. 11, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Personalized, Personalized Medicine: Lessons learned from Chasing My Cure

Sept. 11, 2020 , 1 p.m. at Virtual Presentation

David Fajgenbaum, M.D., MBA, MS.c.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Translational Medicine & Human Genetics, University of Pennsylvania

Founding Director, Center for Cytokine Storm Treatment & Laboratory (CSTL)

Associate Director, Patient Impact, Orphan Disease Center, University of Pennsylvania

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN)

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Design and Optimization of CAR T cells and their Application to Glioblastoma

Sept. 18, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Christine Brown, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Heritage Provider Network Professor in Immunotherapy Deputy Director, T cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory City of Hope

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Parkinson's Disease and Why Development Matters

Sept. 25, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Deanna Benson, Ph.D.

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

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: An event in the Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Seminar series

Sept. 25, 2020 , 1 p.m. at Virtual Presentation

Sherita Hill Golden, M.D., MHS

Hugh P. McCormick Family Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?

Oct. 2, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Daniel Kraft, M.D.

Faculty Chair for Medicine, Singularity University Founder and Chair, Exponential Medicine

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Genetics of Invasive GBM cells

Oct. 9, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Nhan Tran, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Cancer Biology
Mayo Clinic

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

Oct. 15, 2020 , 5:30 p.m. at Virtual Presentation

Ayanna Howard, Ph.D.

Chair and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Professor
School of Interactive Computing
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Pioneers In Biomedical Research lecture by Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.

Oct. 23, 2020 at Virtual Presentation

Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.

Yasmin Hurd, PhD Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics Icahn School of Medicine Director of the Addiction Institute, Mount Sinai

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Deconstructing regenerative medicine: from cells to exosomes and defined factors

Oct. 23, 2020 , 1 p.m. at Virtual Presentation

Eduardo Marbán, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Director, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS: Neurovascular Interactions: Mechanisms, Imaging, Therapeutics

Oct. 30, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Katerina 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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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Connexin mutants and cataracts: clues to gap junction functions

Nov. 6, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

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

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Chicago

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Pioneers In Biomedical Research lecture by Evan Scott, Ph.D.

Nov. 13, 2020 at Virtual Presentation

Evan Scott, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Microbiology-Immunology Northwestern University | McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science | Feinberg School of Medicine

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Can we ever really ‘see’ pain? Unravelling pain’s mysteries with neuroimaging

Nov. 19, 2020 , 5:30 p.m. at Virtual Presentation

Irene Tracey, MA (Oxon), D.Phil., FRCA, FMedSci

Warden, Merton College, Oxford; Professor of Anaesthetic Neuroscience, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences; Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Oxford

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Running on dopamine: metabolic regulation of reward seeking

Nov. 20, 2020 at Virtual Presentation

Nils Kroemer, Ph.D.

Nils Kroemer, Ph.D. Junior Group Leader, Faculty of Medicine Department of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, Section of Translational Psychiatry Computational Psychiatry Group neuroMADLAB: Neuroscience of Motivation, Action, & Desire University of Tübingen

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Are Health Surveillance and Accountability Consistent with Respect for Privacy?

Dec. 3, 2020 at Virtual Presentation

Anita L. Allen, J.D., Ph.D.

Anita L. Allen, J.D., Ph.D. Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law Professor of Philosophy University of Pennsylvania

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Pioneers In Biomedical Research lecture by Kristin R. Swanson, Ph.D.

Dec. 4, 2020 at Virtual Presentation

Kristin R. Swanson, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Precision NeuroTherapeutics Innovation Program Director, Mathematical NeuroOncology Lab Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Neurosurgery Mayo Clinic

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Cells That Tile Your Brain: astrocyte contributions to neural circuits and disease

Dec. 11, 2020 , 11 a.m. at Virtual Presentation

Baljit Khakh,

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

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The nervous heart: Insights into autonomic-mediated arrhythmias

Jan. 29, 2021 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Crystal Ripplinger

Crystal M. Ripplinger, Ph.D., FHRS, FAHA
Professor and Vice Chair for Research & Administration
Department of Pharmacology
University of California Davis

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Getting to Zero: Religious Leaders as Trusted Messengers for Eliminating HIV/AIDS

Feb. 5, 2021 at Virtual Presentation

A . Oveta Fuller, Ph.D

African Studies Center, International Institute Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical School University of Michigan

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

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Regulation of Endothelial Cell Specialization

Feb. 12, 2021 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Karen K. Hirschi

Director, Developmental Genomics Center Professor, Department of Cell Biology University of Virginia

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Rethinking Autism and Animal Models: A Systems Perspective

Feb. 19, 2021 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Andre Fenton, Ph.D.

Professor of Neural Science, Center for Neural Science, Neuroscience Institute at the NYU Langone Medical Center, New York University
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The Robert F. Furchgott Center for Neural and Behavioral Science, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Re-establishing Developmental Pathways for Heart Regeneration

Feb. 26, 2021 , 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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Reprogramming the Brain Cancer Stem Cell

March 5, 2021 , 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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Effect of Contemporary Societal Exposures on Adolescent Behavioral Health

March 12, 2021 , 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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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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The epigenetic basis of memory formation and dysregulation in memory disorders

April 2, 2021 , 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

April 9, 2021 , 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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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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Aerobic fitness and susceptibility for metabolic dysfunction

April 16, 2021 , 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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Multi-channel MEG measurements with a wearable OPM system

April 23, 2021 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Elena Boto

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

April 30, 2021 , 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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Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture series by Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.: Title to be announced

May 6, 2021 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering Institute for Medical Engineering and Science Professor of Computational Neuroscience Picower Institute for Learning and Memory Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia Harvard Medical School Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital

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Stem Cells and Genomics for Cardiovascular Diseases

May 7, 2021 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Joseph C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
Simon H. Stertzer, M.D., Professor of Medicine & Radiology
Stanford University School of Medicine

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Precision Neuroscience Conference

May 19, 2021 at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Precision Neuroscience Conference

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Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar with Lisa Marsch

May 28, 2021 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Lisa A. Marsch, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health
Director, Northeast Node National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
Andrew G. Wallace Professor
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dartmouth College

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