Events for 2017

Probing the Brain’s Response to Trauma at the Cellular and Network Scale

March 24, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

David F. Meaney, PhD

S.R. Pollack Professor; Chair, Department of Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Activity Dependent Regulation of Astrocyte Function in Neural Circuits

March 24, 2017 , 9 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Amit Agarwal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University

Special Seminars

Modulation of Human Cognition

March 31, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Mark Witcher, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery)
Director of Neurosurgery Research
Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Business Intelligence & Healthcare Analytics Symposium

April 1, 2017 , 9 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Special Events

A Neural Circuitry Basis for the Core Clinical Features of Schizophrenia

April 7, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

David A. Lewis, MD

Thomas Detre Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Medical Director and Director of Research
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Director, Translational Neuroscience Program
Director, NIMH Conte Center for Translational Mental Health Research
University of Pittsburgh

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

POSTPONED: Genetic Approaches to Tackle Neurodegenerative Disorders

April 14, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Huda Zoghbi, MD

Professor, Molecular and Human Genetics; Professor, Pediatrics – Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience; Professor, Neuroscience; Professor, Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences; Professor, Developmental Biology; Professor, Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Baylor College of Medicine HHMI Investigator; Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute Texas Children's Hospital

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Sodium Channels: From Bedside to Bench

April 20, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Isabelle Deichendes, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, and Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Director of Heart and Vascular Research Center
MetroHealth Medical Center

Special Seminars

Explanation and Reproducibility: Foundational Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience

April 21, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Aron Barbey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Director, Decision Neuroscience Laboratory; Director, Intelligence Learning, and Plasticity Initiative; Department of Psychology; Beckman Institute; University of Illinois

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

TUESDAY, MAY 9: What It's Like to Be a Dog: Using MRI to See How Dogs Think

May 9, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Gregory S. Berns, M.D., Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Neuroeconomics
Director of the Center for Neuropolicy
Professor of Psychology
Director, MRI Center, Facility for Education & Research in Neuroscience
Emory University

Distinguished Public Lectures

Cytokines and Human Immunodeficiency: From Genes to New Therapeutics

May 25, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Warren J. Leonard, MD

Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

Distinguished Public Lectures

A Neural Circuit Approach to Psychiatric Illness

June 8, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

Director
National Institutes of Mental Health
National Institutes of Health

Distinguished Public Lectures

Understanding the Differentiation of Tissue Resident CD4+ T Cells

June 9, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Marion Pepper, PhD

Assistant Professor, Immunology University of Washington

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Translational Models of Executive Function and Decision-Making in Health Behavior Change

June 16, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rebecca Ashare, Ph.D

Special Seminars

Host Factors for Human Respiratory Synctial Virus Cell-to-Cell Spread

Aug. 23, 2017 , 10:30 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Masfique Mehedi, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland

Special Seminars

Interactions Between Natural and Drug Reward Influence Vulnerability for Addiction

Sept. 15, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Lique Coolen, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomical Sciences
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Studies
School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

What Rare Diseases Can Teach Us about Common Ones: Lessons from the Urea Cycle

Sept. 15, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Marshall Summar, M.D.

Director, Rare Disease Institute
Division Chief, Genetics and Metabolism
Margaret O’Malley Chair of Genetic Medicine
Children’s National Medical Center

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Finding Solutions for the Obesity Epidemic: Browning, 'Beiging,' and Building Bridges

Sept. 22, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Chester W. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Genetics
Division Chief of Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
LeBonheur Children's Hospital
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

From Ideas to Applications: From V2 Rockets to Autistic Children and Beyond

Sept. 27, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Leonard H. Epstein, Ph.D.

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chief of Behavioral Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo
The State University of New York

Special Seminars

The Social Brain: How We Learn and Change Norms

Sept. 29, 2017 , 10 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Xiaosi Gu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor. School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. University of Texas at Dallas

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