Events for 2012

Multisensory Integration and Visual Perception in the Human Brain Studied with Electrocorticography, fMRI, and TMS

July 23, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael S. Beauchamp, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Special Seminars

Alcohol Misuse Among College Students: Identifying Antecedents to Inform Intervention

July 26, 2012 , 3:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Matthew Pearson

Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Special Seminars

Real-Time Metabolic and Molecular Imaging by Hyperpolarization

Aug. 1, 2012 , 2 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Pratip K. Bhattacharya

PhD

Special Seminars

Progress in Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research

Aug. 31, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Eric Sorscher, MD

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Translating New Neurons from Mice to Humans: The Computational Neuroscience of Scale

Oct. 1, 2012 , 10:30 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

James Bradley Aimone, PhD

Senior Member of Technical Staff, Cognitive Modeling Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Special Seminars

Children’s Right to Thrive: The Promise and Barriers to Putting Science into Action

Oct. 4, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Craig Ramey, PhD and Sharon Ramey, PhD

Distinguished Research Scholars, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Research Professors of Psychology, Virginia Tech; Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia

Distinguished Public Lectures

Brain Computer Interfaces Increase Whole-Brain Signal-to-Noise

Oct. 5, 2012 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Stephen LaConte, PhD

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The Cardiac Conduction System: From Development to Disease

Oct. 19, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Glenn I. Fishman, MD

Director, Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology William Goldring Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiovascular Research Program, New York University School of Medicine and Medical Center, New York, New York

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

GABA Neurons in Schizophrenia: From Circuits to Cells to Molecular Regulation

Oct. 25, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Francine Benes, MD, PhD

William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Program in Structural and Molecular Neuroscience, McLean Hospital Director, Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center, McLean Hospital Belmont, Massachusetts

Distinguished Public Lectures

Chemical Probing Interactions of the Urokinase Receptor

Nov. 2, 2012 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Samy Meroueh, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Developing Treatment for Hereditary Neuromuscular Diseases

Nov. 9, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kenneth Fischbeck, MD

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Brain and the Law

Nov. 12, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

David Eagleman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Laboratory for Perception and Action; Director, Initiative on Neuroscience and Law, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Distinguished Public Lectures

Time and the Brain

Nov. 13, 2012 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

David Eagleman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Laboratory for Perception and Action; Director, Initiative on Neuroscience and Law, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Dissecting Systemic Mediators of Cancer Therapy Resistance and Metastasis

Nov. 26, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Swarnali Acharyya

PhD

Special Seminars

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

Nov. 26, 2012 , 2:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Amlung

MS

Special Seminars

Improving Cancer Therapy: By Targeting Metastasis, Chemoresistance, and Cachexia

Nov. 27, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Swarnali Acharyya

PhD

Special Seminars

Intravital Microscopy Reveals Mechanisms of Lymphatic Function and Blood Vessel Anatomosis

Dec. 4, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Shan Liao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Edwin L. Steele Laboratories, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

Lymphatic Contraction During Inflammation and Cancer Metastasis

Dec. 5, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Shan Liao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Edwin L. Steele Laboratories, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

Personalized Cancer Medicine: Are We There Yet?

Dec. 6, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Eileen Dolan, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology; Co-Director, Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics Program of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Chicago, Illinois

Distinguished Public Lectures

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