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Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar Series

Hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

2020-2021 Seminar Series

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Archived Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminars

2017 - 2018 Academic Year

  • What Are All These Wires For? Organizing Principles of Neocortical Circuits and Their Function
    May 11, 2018  |  Kevan Martin, Ph.D.
  • The Development of the Modern Cochlear Implant and the First Substantial Restoration of Human Sense Using a Medical Intervention (Watch Lecture)
    Mar. 16, 2018  |  Blake Wilson, Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Eng.
  • Sounds In Silence: How Glial Cells In The Ear Shape Development Of The Auditory System
    Jan. 26, 2018  |  Dwight Bergles, Ph.D.
  • The Neuroscience of Stress-Reward Interactions
  • Jan. 19, 2018  |  Danny Winder, Ph.D.
  • New Insights into Restoring Mitochondrial Energy Production
    Dec. 15, 2017  |  David Brown, Ph.D.
  • The Development and Function of IL-9-Secreting T Cells (Watch Lecture)
    Dec. 8, 2017  |  Mark Kaplan, Ph.D.
  • Under- or Over-Connected? Cortical Circuit Development and Function in DiGeorge/22q11 Deletion Syndrome (Watch Lecture)
    Dec. 1, 2017  |  Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Ph.D.
  • Prontostriatal Interactions in Learning and Decision Making
    Nov. 3, 2017  |  Michael Frank, Ph.D.
  • Massively Parallel All-Optical Cardiac Electrophysiology (Watch Lecture)
    Oct. 27, 2017  |  Emilia Entcheva, Ph.D.
  • Interactions Between Natural and Drug Reward Influence Vulnerability for Addiction
    Sept. 25, 2017  |  Lique Coolen, Ph.D.

2016 - 2017 Academic Year

2015 - 2016 Academic Year

2014 - 2015 Academic Year

  • Dysregulation of Ion Channels in Various Disease Processes
    May 15, 2015  |  Geoffrey Pitt, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Novel Roles for Immune Molecules in Brain Development and Disease
    May 8, 2015  |  A. Kimberley McAllister, Ph.D.
  • Marijuana Intoxication, Withdrawal and Relapse: Human Laboratory Studies
    April 17, 2015  |  Margaret Haney, Ph.D.
  • Imaging Mammalian Heart and Vessel Development: Insights into Vascular Remodeling and Congenital Heart Disease
    Dec. 12, 2014  |  Mary Dickinson, Ph.D.
  • Unraveling the Pathogenesis of Respiratory and Enteric Viruses in Normal and High-Risk Populations
    Dec. 5, 2014  |  Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.
  • Deciphering the Mechanisms of Actin Filament Architecture in Striated Muscle
    Nov. 14, 2014  |  Carol Gregorio, Ph.D.
  • High-Throughput Self-Interaction Chromatography: Applications to Protein Solubility and Stability
    Oct. 10, 2014  |  Larry DeLucas, O.D., Ph.D.
  • Synapses, Muscular Dystrophy, and Brain Disorders
    Oct. 3, 2014  |  Lin Mei, M.D., Ph.D.
  • A View of Cortex from the Thalamus
    Sept. 26, 2014  |  S. Murray Sherman, Ph.D.
  • The Molecular Toolkit of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
    Sept. 12, 2014  |  Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D.
  • Brain Tumors: A Neurocentric Look at Cancer
    Aug. 29, 2014  |  Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

2013 - 2014 Academic Year

  • Sex, Drugs, and Funky Rhythms in Silico
  • April 25, 2014  |  Colleen Clancy, Ph.D.
  • Balancing Ultrastructural Synaptic Plasticity During Changes in Synapse Function
    April 18, 2014  |  Kristen Harris, Ph.D.
  • Wiring Up the Retina
    Feb. 21, 2014  |  Joshua Sanes, Ph.D.
  • Mechanisms of Autoimmune Synaptopathies
    Jan. 31, 2014  |  Rita Balice-Gordon, Ph.D.
  • DNA Methylation and Chromatin Architecture: The Nuts and Bolts of Gene Regulation
    Jan. 24, 2014  |  Paul Wade, Ph.D.
  • Top-Down Modulation of Interoception: A New Frontier for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatments?
    Nov. 1, 2013  |  Martin Paulus, M.D.
  • Purkinje Fibers and Arrythmias
    Oct. 25, 2013  |  Penelope Boyden, Ph.D.
  • Imaging the Dynamics of Cortical Circuits During Behavior
    Sept. 6, 2013  |  Karel Svoboda, Ph.D.

2012 - 2013 Academic Year

  • Capsids as Compartments
    April 26, 2013  |  Alasdair Steven, Ph.D.
  • Cryo-Electron Microscopy Structures of Protein Folding Machines
    April 12, 2013  |  Wah Chiu, Ph.D.
  • Magnetic Compass Sense of Lab Rodents: Working at the Interface of Quantum Chemistry and Spatial Recognition
    April 5, 2013  |  John Phillips, Ph.D.
  • New Imaging Approaches for Cardiac Structure and Function
    Mar. 29, 2013  |  Peter Kohl, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Mechanisms of Sensory Signaling in a Mammalian Touch Receptor
    Feb. 8, 2013  |  Ellen Lumpkin, Ph.D. 
  • Hedgehog Signaling, Stem Cells, and Liver Regeneration
    Jan. 18, 2013  |  Yin-xiong Li, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Structural Dynamics of Muscle Contraction
    Dec. 14, 2012  |  David Thomas, Ph.D.
  • Whole Genome Studies to Identify Genetic Variants Assocated with Chemotherapy
    Dec. 7, 2012  |  Eileen Dolain, Ph.D.
  • Time and the Brain
    Nov. 13, 2012  |  David Eagleman, Ph.D.
  • Chemical Probing Interactions of the Urokinase Receptor
    Nov. 2, 2012  |  Samy Meroueh, Ph.D.
  • Brain Computer Interfaces Increase Whole-Brain Signal-to-Noise
    Oct. 5, 2012  |  Stephen LaConte, Ph.D.

About the Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar Series

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. These seminars are open to Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic faculty, students, and staff. For more information about these events, please call 540-526-2059.