Events for 2015

VTCSOM Medical Student Research Symposium 2015

March 27, 2015 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Special Seminars

Neuromodulation of the Sensorimotor Network in Parkinson’s Disease: A Therapy and an Investigative Tool

April 3, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Helen Bronte-Stewart, MD

John E. Cahill Family Professor of Neurology, Director, Stanford Movement Disorders Center, Division Chief, Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Low-Cost, High-Performance Millitesla MRI

April 13, 2015 , 3 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Matthew Rosen, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Physics, Harvard University, Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts General Hospital Low Field MRI and Hyperpolarized Media Laboratory MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

Marijuana Intoxication, Withdrawal and Relapse: Human Laboratory Studies

April 17, 2015 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Margaret Haney, PhD

Professor of Clinical Neurobiology in Psychiatry, Associate Director of the Substance Use Research Center, Columbia University Medical Center, Director of the Marijuana Research Laboratory, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Scientific Reporting for Major News Organizations

April 23, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

BEST program

Fruit Flies and the Human Heart: The Evolution and Function of Potassium Channels From the Inside Out

April 30, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Gail Robertson, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin

Distinguished Public Lectures

Succeeding as a Scientific Editor for a Major Biomedical Research Journal

April 30, 2015 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

BEST program

Novel Roles for Immune Molecules in Brain Development and Disease

May 8, 2015 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

A. Kimberley McAllister, PhD

Associate Professor, Center for Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, California

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Dysregulation of Ion Channels in Various Disease Processes

May 15, 2015 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Fear and Fear-Related Disorders: From Pavlov to PTSD

May 21, 2015 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD

Professor, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Member, Institute of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

What the Fly’s Nose Tells the Fly’s Brain

May 28, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Charles F. Stevens, MD, PhD

Vincent J. Coates Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California

Special Seminars

Neurodevelopment: Part 1 Embryonic Through Fetal Structure and Function

July 14, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cherie Eileen Bond, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Stressed Out and Hyperactive: The Role of Astroglia in Degenerative CNS Diseases

July 15, 2015 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cherie Eileen Bond, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia

Special Events

Medical Research Camp at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

July 20, 2015 , 9 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Special Events

Development of Interactive Learning Module (ILM) for Active Teaching of Neuroscience to Medical Students

July 21, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Thomas I. Nathaniel, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina

Special Events

Translating from Wild to the Bedside: Mechanisms of Neuroprotection in the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke

July 22, 2015 , 1:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Thomas I. Nathaniel, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina

Special Events

Integration: Are We There Yet?

July 28, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Olivera Nesic, PhD

Associate Professor, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, Texas

Special Seminars

Tamoxifen: New Use for an Old Drug

July 29, 2015 , noon at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Olivera Nesic, PhD

Associate Professor, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, Texas

Special Seminars

The Basal Ganglia and Movement Disorders

Aug. 6, 2015 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Uhnoh Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Basic Sciences, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Special Events

Parallel Streams of Cutaneous and Proprioceptive Processing for Somatic Motor Integration in the Cerebral Cortex

Aug. 7, 2015 , noon at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Uhnoh Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Basic Sciences, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pennsylvania

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