Events Related to Neuroscience for 2013

Retinoblastoma: Bridging Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Genetics

Jan. 14, 2013 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Justina D. McEvoy, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Developmental Neurobiology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Special Seminars

The Labile Brain: Neuroplasticity Across the Lifespan

March 7, 2013 , 2 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Willpower and Addiction

March 13, 2013 , 7:30 p.m. at locations throughout the Roanoke Region

Warren Bickel, PhD

Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Awareness Week

Visualizing Molecular Machines and Cells

April 11, 2013 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Wah Chiu, PhD

Alvin Romansky Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging; Director, Center for Protein Folding Machinery; Co-Director, W. M. Keck Center for Computational Biology, Baylor College of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

The Changing Medical View of Memory Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease

May 3, 2013 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Dynamic Imaging of Dopamine Neurotransmission in the Live Human Brain

Aug. 20, 2013 , 10:30 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rajendra D. Badgaiyan, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo; Director, Neuroimaging and Molecular Imaging Laboratory, University at Buffalo; and Medical Director, Chemical Dependency Clinic, Erie County Medical Center; Buffalo, New York

Special Seminars

Neuroscience of Cognition, Computation, and Decisions

Oct. 16, 2013 at Center for European Studies and Architecture

Computational Psychiatry 2013

Oct. 22, 2013 at Epic Hotel

Top-Down Modulation of Interoception: A New Frontier for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatments?

Nov. 1, 2013 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Martin P. Paulus, MD

Professor of Psychiatry, University of San Diego

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Autism: New Mutations, Genes, and Pathways

Nov. 14, 2013 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Evan Eichler, PhD

Professor of Genome Sciences and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Distinguished Public Lectures

iGOT Neuroprotection

Nov. 25, 2013 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cameron Rink, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery, Department of Surgery, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University Medical Center

Special Seminars