2020 Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures
The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series brings nationally renowned experts to Roanoke. The free public lectures are open to members of the general public as well as to Virginia Tech and Carilion faculty, students, and staff.
“The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute is bringing some of the world’s leading medical researchers and scientific thought leaders to Roanoke as part of our mission to engage the community in the excitement and promise of scientific research,” says Michael Friedlander, Ph.D., executive director of the institute and host of the seminar series. "We’re absolutely delighted to be able to share the insights of such highly sought after experts in such a range of fascinating topics. We're also very proud to introduce these speakers to the blossoming partnership that Virginia Tech and the Carilion Clinic have forged for bringing the future of medical science for better health to the Roanoke region, the Commonwealth, and the nation."
Event will be held October 15, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Professor and Chair of the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing, Georgia Tech. Leader in human augmentation, developer of assistive robots in the home to therapy gaming apps to remote robotic exploration of extreme environments (Forbes top 50 U.S. women in tech)
In 143 days
Event will be held October 29, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and Chair, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
In 157 days
Event was held February 27, 2020 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
The David Dolby Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry
University of California San Francisco
Founder and Executive Director, Neuroscape