Events for 2019

Socioeconomic Status and Brain Development: From Science to Policy

Jan. 24, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Martha J. Farah, Ph.D.

Walter H. Annenberg Professor in Natural Sciences
Professor of Psychology
Director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society
University of Pennsylvania

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Caloric Restriction and Longevity: From Calorie- to Time-Restricted Feeding

Jan. 31, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Eric Ravussin, Ph.D.

Boyd Professor
Associate Executive Director for Clinical Sciences
Douglas L. Gordon Chair in Diabetes and Metabolism
Director of the Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Engineering Human Microvasculature in Inflammatory and Fibrotic Disease

Feb. 8, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Anjelica Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Yale University

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Achieving Sustainable Development in the United States and throughout the World

Feb. 21, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ph.D.

Director of The Earth Institute
Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development
Professor of Health Policy and Management
Columbia University
Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals
Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 5 days

Stem Cell-Based Approaches to Mechanisms of Human Metabolic Disease

Feb. 22, 2019 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.

Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
Institute of Human Nutrition
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

In 6 days

Remodeling and Makeovers in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Feb. 28, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D.

Cornelius A. Craig Professor, Department of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 12 days

Personalized Proteomics for Eye Disease

March 22, 2019 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Vinit B. Mahajan, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Molecular Surgery Program
Byers Eye Institute
Stanford University

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

In 34 days

Strengthening the Disaster Resilience of Academic Research Communities

March 28, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Georges C. Benjamin, M.D.

Executive Director
American Public Health Association

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 40 days

Genetics and Biology of the Human Circadian System

March 29, 2019 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Louis Ptacek, M.D.

Distinguished Professor of Neurology
University of California San Francisco

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

In 41 days

Neural Circuits for Vision in Action

April 5, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cris Niell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Institute for Neuroscience
University of Oregon

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 48 days

The Age of Living Machines: How the Convergence of Biology and Engineering Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

April 18, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Susan Hockfield, Ph.D.

President Emerita
Professor of Neuroscience
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 61 days

Understanding, treating, and preventing addiction: what would animals do?

April 25, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Marilyn Carroll, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 68 days

How Do Glia Sculpt Synaptic Circuits

April 26, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cell Biology
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Department of Cell Biology, Duke University School of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 69 days

Benjamin Youngblood: Title To Be Announced

May 3, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Benjamin Youngblood, Ph.D.

Assistant Faculty Member
Department of Immunology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 76 days

Colleen Hanlon: Title To Be Announced

May 10, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Colleen Hanlon, Ph.D.

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 83 days

The New Genetics of Mind: Navigating a Brave New World

May 23, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Steven E. Hyman, M.D.

Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatry Research
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University
Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 96 days