Upcoming Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program offers the expertise of a range of scientists who are exploring frontiers in biomedical research. Held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Room R3012 of the research institute, these seminars are open to Virginia Tech faculty, students, and staff; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine faculty, students, and staff; and Carilion Clinic faculty, staff, and trainees.

Engineering Human Microvasculature in Inflammatory and Fibrotic Disease

Event will be held February 8, 2019, 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Anjelica Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Yale University

In 22 days

The Fabric of the Neocortex

Event will be held March 1, 2019, 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.

Director, Center of Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (CNAI)
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University

In 43 days

Neural Circuits for Vision in Action

Event will be held April 5, 2019, 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cris Niell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Institute for Neuroscience
University of Oregon

In 78 days

Colleen Hanlon: Title To Be Announced

Event will be held April 12, 2019, 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Colleen Hanlon, Ph.D.

In 85 days

How Do Glia Sculpt Synaptic Circuits

Event will be held April 26, 2019, 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Cell Biology
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Department of Cell Biology, Duke University School of Medicine

In 99 days

Benjamin Youngblood: Title To Be Announced

Event will be held May 3, 2019, 11 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Benjamin Youngblood, Ph.D.

Assistant Faculty Member
Department of Immunology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

In 106 days