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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC partners with Thermo Fisher Scientific, bringing state-of-the-art imaging equipment to Roanoke lab

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC’s Fox Laboratory recently received a brand new scanning electron microscope, allowing for unprecedented visualization of cellular architecture…

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Scientists discover cellular structure of poorly understood visual brain region

The brain’s ventral lateral geniculate nucleus (vLGN) receives signals from the eye, but it is not associated with classical image-forming. For decades little was known about this brain…

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Neuroscientists show how common parasitic infection causes seizures and psychiatric illness for some

Forty million Americans are infected with a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. For most patients, the infection is mild, while others develop seizures or psychiatric disorders. A new study led by…

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Recap - Advancing Neuroscience Research at VT Summer Symposium

The Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute hosted the first annual Advancing Neuroscience Research at VT Summer Symposium on Friday, August 16, 2019.

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