Events for 2013

The Changing Medical View of Memory Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease

May 3, 2013 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Sign me up! A new model and field experiment on volunteering

May 24, 2013 , 12:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Daniel Houser

Professor of Economics Chairman, Department of Economics Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia

Special Seminars

Multi-scale modeling of healing myocardial infarcts: Interactions between mechanical environment, scar formation, and left ventricle function

May 30, 2013 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jeffrey Holmes, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medicine

Special Seminars

Understanding the Role of Connexin43 in Vascular Cells via a Small Interference RNA Approach

July 9, 2013 , 1:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Hung-I Yeh, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Mackay Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan

Special Seminars

Evaluation of Modafinil in Preclinical Behavioral Assays of Abuse Liability

July 11, 2013 , 3 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Amanda Quisenberry, M.S.

Doctoral Candidate in Psychology, Western Michigan University

Special Seminars

International Gap Junction Conference

July 13, 2013 at Francis Marion Hotel

Sponsored Conferences

Medical Research Camp at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

July 22, 2013 , 9 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Special Events

State and Trait Factors Underlying Now-Versus-Later Decision-Making Behavior

July 22, 2013 , 3 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Christopher T. Smith

Doctroal Candidate, Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Special Seminars

Functional Morphogenesis of the Developing Heart

July 30, 2013 , 1:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

David Sedmera, MD, DSc

Professor of Anatomy and Vice Dean, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague

Special Seminars

Losing It in the Amygdala: The Transition from Specific to Generalized Fear (CANCELLED)

Aug. 5, 2013 , noon at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Shona Chattarji, PhD

Professor, National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India

Special Seminars

Engaging the Public in Biomedical Research

Aug. 15, 2013 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Yvonne Maddox, PhD

Deputy Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

Dynamic Imaging of Dopamine Neurotransmission in the Live Human Brain

Aug. 20, 2013 , 10:30 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rajendra D. Badgaiyan, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo; Director, Neuroimaging and Molecular Imaging Laboratory, University at Buffalo; and Medical Director, Chemical Dependency Clinic, Erie County Medical Center; Buffalo, New York

Special Seminars

Holoprosencephaly and Fatty Liver: From Rare Diseases to Common Health Problems

Aug. 23, 2013 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Maximilian Muenke, MD

Chief and Senior Investigator, Medical Genetics Branch; Head, Human Development Section; National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Cardiovascular Progenitors Derived from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Sept. 4, 2013 , 1:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Stephen Dalton, PhD

Professor, GRA Eminent Scholar, and Chair, Molecular Cell Biology, and Director, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Georgia

Special Seminars

Imaging the Dynamics of Cortical Circuits During Behavior

Sept. 6, 2013 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Karel Svoboda, PhD

Group Leader, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, Virginia

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

HIV/AIDS and HLA B*57: Insights from Rules and Exceptions

Sept. 13, 2013 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Richard Kaslow, MD, MPH

Deputy Chief Officer, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Exosomes as an Emerging Target in Cancer Progression and a Nanovector for Cancer Therapy

Sept. 16, 2013 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Huang-Ge Zhang, DVM, PhD

Professor and Founders’ Chair in Cancer Research, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Director of the Chemoprevention Program, University of Louisville

Special Seminars

Novel Arrhythmia Mechanisms in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Sept. 23, 2013 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sabine Huke, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Special Seminars

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