2021 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 March 4, 2021, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Thomas J. Watkins Professor & Vice Chair of Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Division of Reproductive Science in Medicine
Professor, Molecular Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering
In 331 days
Event will be held March 25, 2021, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor; Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Rockefeller University
In 352 days
Event will be held April 15, 2021, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Professor, Global Health, University of Southern Denmark; Steering Board Member, The Bandim Health Project, Guinea-Bissau
In 373 days