Events Related to Neuroscience for 2019

How Different Brains Construct Different Views of the World: From Rattlesnakes to Electric Fish to Owls to Kids

March 11, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael J. Friedlander, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology, Virginia Tech
Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Brain School, Brain Awareness Week

Insights from Animal Brains that are Shaping Our Future

March 11, 2019 , 6 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Audra Van Wart, Ph.D.

Director of Education and Training, and Administrative Assistant Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Assistant VP for Health Sciences Education, Virginia Tech
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Brain School, Brain Awareness Week

The Aging Brain: Targeting Synapses to Prevent Cognitive Decline

March 14, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Brain School, Brain Awareness Week

Normal Aging vs. Dementia: What's Happening to Me?

March 14, 2019 , 6 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Brian Unwin, M.D.

Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Carilion Clinic

Brain School, Brain Awareness Week

The New Genetics of Mind: Navigating a Brave New World

May 23, 2019 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Steven E. Hyman, M.D.

Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatry Research
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University
Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Tuning neurotransmission through local protein synthesis and degradation at synapses

Aug. 30, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Sutton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Associate Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
University of Michigan Medical School

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

A Computational and Neural Model for Mood Dynamics

Sept. 13, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Robb Rutledge, Ph.D.

MRC Career Development Fellow
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Aging

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Fractionating the Prospective Brain

Oct. 25, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Joseph W. Kable, Ph.D.

Baird Term Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The genome is the way forward for paediatric medicine

Nov. 8, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

David Rowitch, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, and Howard Hughes Investigator
Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Reduced-nicotine cigarettes: Behavioral-economics of Operant Reinforcement

Nov. 15, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Why is Decision-Making Hard?

Nov. 22, 2019 , 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Nathaniel D. Daw, Ph.D.

Huo Professor in Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience
Professor, Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology Princeton University

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program