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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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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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Meet Wynn Legon, a new neuroscientist at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Introducing Wynn Legon – a new principal investigator who has been at the forefront of the use of focused ultrasound to modulate human brain activity for a decade. Legon's lab is located…

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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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Virginia Tech launches ‘next generation’ human brain imaging lab

Researchers at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC have received a $2.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to deploy a breakthrough new brain imaging technique called optically…

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Thank you, donors!

Thank you for investing in the next generation of leaders and innovators. Your generosity makes a difference for every Hokie at Virginia Tech.

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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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Meet a Neuroscientist: Shannon Farris, Ph.D.

In honor of International #WomenInScience day, we'd like to introduce you to one of our faculty members, Dr. Shannon Farris!Her #neuroscience lab studies how the genes in a specific cell type,…

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Undergraduate Scientist Awarded National Institute of Mental Health Research Supplement

Niesha Savory, an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech working in the Farris Lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research at VTC, was recently awarded a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in…

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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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Outstanding Undergraduate Of The Year 2020 Lauren Haacke

After overcoming a brain injury in high school Lauren Haacke embarked on an academic career studying neuroscience. After completing her degree Lauren will continue her studies as a Fulbright Scholar…

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What's your science? - Riya Bhavsa

Riya Bhavsa loves how science presents a life-long learning journey and wants to continue her studies of neurodegenerative diseases of the brain.

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What's your science? - Cori Whisman and Rishi Devulapalli

Cori Whisman and Rishi Devulapalli discuss how they decided to major in Neuroscience. #whatsyourscience

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HokieTalks: Helping children learn to use damaged portions of their brains

Stephanie Deluca, Associate Professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, presented during the 2019 HokieTalks. Watch her talk, "Helping Children Learn to Use Damaged Portions of…

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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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Neuroscience students play Pong with their brains

Students in a neuroscience lab wore EEG caps and played Pong using their brains.

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