Events for 2016

Dancing with Epilepsy: Pathology, Animal Models, and Translation

April 8, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Anne Anderson, MD

Principal Investigator, Gordon and Mary Cain Pediatric Neurology Research Foundation Laboratories, Texas Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine; Medical Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Texas Children's Hospital

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Mechanisms of Brain Development: Migration and Circuit Formation

April 14, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Mary E. Hatten, PhD

Frederick P. Rose Professor
Director of the Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Rockefeller University
New York, New York

Distinguished Public Lectures

Visualizing Biology in 3D: Why Does It Matter?

April 21, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sriram Subramaniam, PhD

Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Cell Biology
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Distinguished Public Lectures

Basic and Translational Studies on Inflammatory Pathways in the Aging Brain: Should We Fire the Janitor?

April 22, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Laura L. Dugan, MD

Abram C. Shmerling Professor of Alzheimer's and Geriatric Medicine; Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine; Vanderbilt Brain Institute and Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Stress and Addictions

April 28, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD

Distinguished University Professor
Associate Provost
Clinical and Translational Research

Director
South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Distinguished Public Lectures

Repair and Regeneration of the Injured Spinal Cord: From Molecule to Man

April 29, 2016 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, FRCSC

Krembil Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

CANCELED: Fattening Up Our Immunological Memory

May 27, 2016 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Susan M. Kaech, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunobiology, HHMI Early Career Scientist, Yale University School of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Community Conversation: Heroin Epidemic

July 26, 2016 , 6:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Special Events

Individualized Anatomical ACL Reconstruction—A Changing Paradigm

Sept. 1, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Freddie Fu, MD

Professor and Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Thymus Transplantation

Sept. 16, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

M. Louise Markert, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, Duke University

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Virginia-Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Oct. 5, 2016 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sponsored Conferences

Dynamic Regulation of Signaling Pathways in Dopamine Neurons: The Intracellular Actions of Amphetamines

Oct. 5, 2016 , 8:40 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Susan Amara, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research Program and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

A Quantitative Signature of Change in Impulsivity: Toward Prediction of Clinical Response

Oct. 5, 2016 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Warren K. Bickel, Ph.D.

Virginia Tech Carilion Behavioral Health Research Professor; Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Professor of Psychology, Virginia Tech

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Engineering Viral Vectors for Targeted Therapeutics and In Vivo Circuit Connectomics

Oct. 5, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Tomas Bjorklund, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Wallenburg Neuroscience Center, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Amyloid-β and Tau: the Trigger and Bullet in Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis

Oct. 5, 2016 , 3:35 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

George Bloom, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and of Cell Biology, University of Virginia

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Industry Perspectives: Michael Wood, Ph.D.

Oct. 5, 2016 , 9:45 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Wood, Ph.D.

CEO, Neupharm, LLC

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Synaptic Biomarkers: Promise and Perils for Identifying and Using Them to Optimize Neuronal Health

Oct. 5, 2016 , 3:10 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Greg Valdez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Welcome to Virginia Tech

Oct. 5, 2016 , 8:15 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Tim Sands, Ph.D.

President, Virginia Tech

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Toward Understanding Differential Risk for Intellectual Disability: An Experimental Approach

Oct. 5, 2016 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Craig Ramey, Ph.D.

Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Virginia Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

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