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Let's Go: Michael Marciano

Michael Marciano, a senior in the School of Animal Sciences, shows us how to hand forge a horse shoe.

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Researching how detection dogs can combat invasive species and plant disease

The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect plaguing plants, especially grapes, across the globe. Faculty at the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center are researching how…

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Researchers identify behavioral adaptations that may help Antarctic fishes to adapt to warming Southern Ocean

In a new study published in PLOS ONE, Michael Friedlander and his team at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute describe how Antarctic fishes with and without hemoglobin react to acute thermal…

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Tour the state-of-the-art Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Addition

With wet laboratories, meeting spaces, and offices to accommodate 400 additional researchers, students, and support staff, the $90-million, 139,000-square-foot addition enables the Fralin Biomedical…

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Testing The Efficacy of Equine Therapy Treatments

Graduate student Tracy Schmidt is utilizing her experience as an equestrian to study the effectiveness of a new market of therapeutics aimed at improving recovery times for horses.

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Volunteers learn new skills while caring for Hokie Horses

Volunteers have helped provide outstanding care to the university's horses, through the Equine Volunteer Program. No previous experience is required of the volunteers, many of whom learn new…

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Non-GMO, GMO, and bioengineered food labeling requirements

The seventh in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. John Bovay, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics,…

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Animal welfare standards and marketing

The fifth in a series of 20 webinars in the Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative. Presented by Dr. Leonie Jacobs, Assistant Professor, Animal and Poultry Sciences,…

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We asked our faculty: Why did you become a health scientist?

From art and medicine, to zoology and playing cricket - four faculty members at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC open up about the memories and moments that sparked their scientific…

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Meraki: Where family is made

Students from the Meraki living learning community talk about how Meraki is a place that fosters community and builds a family.

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The Asian Longhorned Tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis): Identification and Biology

The Asian Longhorned Tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis): Identification and Biologyfor PSEW 2020by Dr. Tree Dellinger, VT Insect Identification Lab

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Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center: Opening Summer 2020

Take a look inside the new Virginia Tech Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (ACCRC) in Roanoke, Virginia. Opening in summer 2020, the state-of-the-art center of excellence for comprehensive…

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HokieTalks: Improving the role of animals in climate change

Robin White with the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, gives her presentation "Improving the role of animals in climate change."

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Sophomore shares story of what brought her to animal science program

Melissa Pineda-Perez, a sophomore animal and poultry sciences major, has wanted to be a veterinarian since the second grade. Hear how she's achieving that dream.

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Virginia Tech Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences

The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences is a community of preeminence focused on the creation and dissemination of animal-based knowledge for the citizenry of the commonwealth and world. It…

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This is who you are. This is who we are. #VTCALS

We dig deeper, seek higher, reach farther than ever before ... not because we can, but because we must. We are the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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