Events for 2017

Career Development and NIH: How Do You Know Where You’re Going?

Oct. 3, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Stephen Korn, Ph.D.

Director of Training & Workforce Development
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health

Special Seminars

A Path from Genes to Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome and Related Developmental Brain Disorders

Oct. 19, 2017 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Mark Bear, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences MIT

Distinguished Public Lectures

Massively Parallel All-Optical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Oct. 27, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Emilia Entcheva, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
George Washington University
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Leveraging the Cyclic GMP Signaling Pathway as a Whole-Person Approach to Treating Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Oct. 27, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jeffrey A. Kline, M.D.

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Frontostriatal Interactions in Learning and Decision Making

Nov. 3, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Frank, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences
Director, Initiative for Computation in Brain and Mind
Brown Institute for Brain Science

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Functions and Repair of Corticospinal System

Nov. 8, 2017 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Xuhua Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School

Special Seminars

Positioning Lifestyle for Enhanced Treatment of Obesity

Nov. 15, 2017 , 5 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

John M. Jakicic, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Health and Physical Activity
Director, Healthy Lifestyle Institute
Director, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center
University of Pittsburgh

Distinguished Public Lectures

T CD19 CAR-T Cell Immunotherapy for B Cell Malignancies

Nov. 17, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cameron Turtle, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., F.R.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.A.

Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Associate Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Biomedical Innovation Pitch Competition

Nov. 17, 2017 , 2:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Special Events

Zebrafish Skin: A New System for Studying Nerve Remodeling and Repair

Nov. 20, 2017 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Dr. Jeff Rasmussen

Postdoctoral Fellow

Special Seminars

Selective Vulnerability of Excitatory Neurons to Tau Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease

Nov. 27, 2017 , noon at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Hongjun Fu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
Columbia University Medical Center

Special Seminars

On the Control of NMDARs by Astrocyte-Derived D-Serine

Nov. 29, 2017 , 2 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Thomas Papouin, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Tufts University School of Medicine

Special Seminars

Under- or Over-Connected? Cortical Circuit Development and Function in DiGeorge/22q11 Deletion Syndrome

Dec. 1, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Anthony LaMantia

Jeffrey A. Lieberman Professor of Neuroscience
Director, GW Institute for Neuroscience
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Hippocampal Subregions Express Distinct Dendritic Transcriptomes that Reveal a Role for Enhanced Mitochondrial Function in Area CA2

Dec. 5, 2017 , noon at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Shannon Farris, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health

Special Seminars

The Development and Function of IL-9-Secreting T Cells

Dec. 8, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Mark H. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Billie Lou Wood Professor of Pediatrics Associate Director of the HB Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Director of Pediatric Pulmonary Basic Research
Indiana University School of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

New Insights Into Restoring Mitochondrial Energy Production

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

David Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Physiology and Biophysics, and Biomedical Engineering
Virginia Tech Faculty of Health Sciences
Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Midbrain Microglia: Unique Cell Phenotypes and their Impact on Neuronal Function

Dec. 18, 2017 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Lindsay De Biase, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institutes of Health

Special Seminars

Functional Diversity of NMDA Receptors in Brain Health and Disease

Dec. 19, 2017 , 2 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sharon A. Swanger, Ph.D.

Instructor
Department of Pharmacology
Emory University School of Medicine

Special Seminars

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