Events Related to Neuroscience for 2016

Neurodiversity

Jan. 28, 2016 , noon at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Alicia Cohen

Associate Director for Diversity Education and Training
Organizational and Professional Development
Virginia Tech

Diversity Lunch and Learn Series

Learning, Memory, & The Aging Brain

March 16, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rosalyn Moran

Brain School, Brain Awareness Week

Visualizing Biology in 3D: Why Does It Matter?

April 21, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sriram Subramaniam, PhD

Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Cell Biology
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Distinguished Public Lectures

Basic and Translational Studies on Inflammatory Pathways in the Aging Brain: Should We Fire the Janitor?

April 22, 2016 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Laura L. Dugan, MD

Abram C. Shmerling Professor of Alzheimer's and Geriatric Medicine; Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine; Vanderbilt Brain Institute and Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Stress and Addictions

April 28, 2016 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD

Distinguished University Professor
Associate Provost
Clinical and Translational Research

Director
South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Distinguished Public Lectures

Virginia-Nordic Precision Neuroscience Conference

Oct. 5, 2016 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Dynamic Regulation of Signaling Pathways in Dopamine Neurons: The Intracellular Actions of Amphetamines

Oct. 5, 2016 , 8:40 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Susan Amara, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research Program and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

Precision Neuroscience Conference

Synaptic Biomarkers: Promise and Perils for Identifying and Using Them to Optimize Neuronal Health

Oct. 5, 2016 , 3:10 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Greg Valdez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

Precision Neuroscience Conference

Toward Understanding Differential Risk for Intellectual Disability: An Experimental Approach

Oct. 5, 2016 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Craig Ramey, Ph.D.

Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Precision Neuroscience Conference

A New Approach to Rapid Neurotransmitter Measurement in Humans During Active Cognition

Oct. 5, 2016 , 1:25 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

P. Read Montague, Ph.D.

Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor; Director, Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Professor of Physics, Virginia Tech; Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College, London

Precision Neuroscience Conference

Insulin Resistance and Neurodegeneration: Novel Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications

Oct. 5, 2016 , 2:45 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research Program and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

Precision Neuroscience Conference

How Glutamate and GABA Became Neurotransmitters

Oct. 6, 2016 , 8:45 p.m. at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Jon Storm-Mathisen, M.D./Ph.D.

Professor, Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, University of Oslo, Norway

Precision Neuroscience Conference

The Molecular Control of Synaptic Plasticity and Its Importance for Precision Neuroscience

Oct. 6, 2016 , 3:45 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Clive Bramham, M.D./Ph.D.

Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Biomedicine and KG Jebsen Centre for Neuropsychiatric Disorders, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Precision Neuroscience Conference

The Role of Patterned Stimulation in Inducing Synaptic Plasticity in the Normal and Injured Brain

Oct. 6, 2016 , 10:50 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

Vice President of Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech; Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; and Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Precision Neuroscience Conference

Identifying Precise Pharmacological Targets for Aberrant Neuronal Cell Cycle Re-entry in Alzheimer's Disease

Oct. 7, 2016 , 11:10 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

John Lazo, Ph.D.

Harrison Distinguished Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Chemistry; Director, Fiske Drug Discovery Lab; University of Virginia

Precision Neuroscience Conference

A New (Immune) Look into Neurological Disorders

Oct. 7, 2016 , 9 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D.

Harrison Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), University of Virginia

Precision Neuroscience Conference

5th International Conference on Glial Biology in Medicine

Oct. 16, 2016 at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Synaptic, Spiking and Vascular Cortical Maps of Sensory Stimulus Selectivity

Nov. 22, 2016 , 1:25 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Prakash Kara

Associate Professor, Neuroscience and Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina; Clemson Bioengineering

Special Seminars