Events for 2019

Socioeconomic Status and Brain Development: From Science to Policy

Jan. 24, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion 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

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 71 days

Effects of Caloric Restriction on Aging and Longevity

Jan. 31, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion 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

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 78 days

Clifford Rosen: Title To Be Announced

Feb. 1, 2019 , 1 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Clifford Rosen, M.D.

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

In 79 days

Anjelica Gonzalez: Title To Be Announced

Feb. 8, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Anjelica Gonzalez, Ph.D.

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

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 86 days

Rudolph L. Leibel: Title To Be Announced

Feb. 8, 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 86 days

Tentative title: The Age of Sustainable Development

Feb. 21, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion 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

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 99 days

Molecular Studies in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Feb. 28, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion 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

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 106 days

The Fabric of the Neocortex

March 1, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.

Director, Center of Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (CNAI)
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 107 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 128 days

Strengthening the Disaster Resilience of Academic Research Communities

March 28, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Georges C. Benjamin, M.D.

Executive Director
American Public Health Association

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 134 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 135 days

Neural Circuits for Vision in Action

April 5, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Cris Niell, Ph.D.

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

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 142 days

Colleen Hanlon: Title To Be Announced

April 12, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Colleen Hanlon, Ph.D.

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 149 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 Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Susan Hockfield, Ph.D.

President Emerita
Professor of Neuroscience
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 155 days

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

April 25, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Marilyn Carroll, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 162 days

How Do Glia Sculpt Synaptic Circuits

April 26, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D.

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

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 163 days

Benjamin Youngblood: Title To Be Announced

May 3, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Benjamin Youngblood, Ph.D.

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

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

In 170 days

Tentative Title: Revitalizing Translational Psychiatry

May 23, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion 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

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

In 190 days