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Mapping the genetic structure of mosquitos to better understand the spread of malaria and other infectious diseases

Igor Sharakov, a professor of the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is researching a way to create a three dimensional map of the genomic structure of…

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Hokie BugCamp 2021

Armed with nets and jars, kids of all ages explored Heritage Park in Blacksburg, Va to find and capture flying and crawling insects during Hokie BugCamp 2021. The Virginia Tech Department of…

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3D Imaging brings insect collection to light

Digital imaging is vital for the University Libraries. It provides a way to make Virginia Tech's collections of interesting materials, like insects, available to students, researchers, and the…

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Chromosome structure inspires art

A collaboration between a Virginia Tech entomology professor, art professor, and computer science professor working in biophysics has resulted in the creation of stunning works of art that can help…

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Hokie Love - Molly and James Wilson

Molly Wilson, the director of student recruitment in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and her husband James Wilson, extension apiculturist in the Department of Entomology, met on campus…

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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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Virginia Tech entomologist finds practical solution for cockroach infestations

Virginia Tech entomologist Dini Miller is using her research to help end cockroach infestations, particularly in public housing. Her practical protocol is changing the approach for urban pest…

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