2020 Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures
Please note: All events in this series in 2020, and potentially in 2021, will be hosted virtually.
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."
The free public lectures are open to members of the general public as well as to Virginia Tech and Carilion faculty, students, and staff.
Event will be held September 3, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Virtual Presentation
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology Chair, Department of Molecular Biology Princeton University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute
In 25 days
Event will be held October 15, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Virtual Presentation
Chair and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Professor
School of Interactive Computing
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
In 67 days
Event will be held November 19, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Virtual Presentation
Irene Tracey, MA (Oxon), D.Phil., FRCA, FMedSci
Warden, Merton College, Oxford; Professor of Anaesthetic Neuroscience, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences; Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Oxford
In 102 days
Event will be held December 3, 2020 at Virtual Presentation
Anita L. Allen, J.D., Ph.D.
Anita L. Allen, J.D., Ph.D. Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law Professor of Philosophy University of Pennsylvania
In 116 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