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The Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The goal of the Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC is to create a culture of sustainability in the research institute community by bringing awareness to the…

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Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineering partners with Carilion Clinic for a robotic glove

Pinhas Ben-Tzvi, a professor and researcher in mechanical engineering, is partnering with Dr. Cesar Bravo of the Carilion Clinic to develop a new tool for those who have suffered a brachial plexus…

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Virginia Tech researcher’s 3D model of brain tumor environment could aid personalized treatment

Jennifer Munson and her research team’s model of the glioblastoma tumor microenvironment could help with understanding why the cancer is so resistant to treatment and so often returns after…

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Cardiovascular scientists to explore viral infection that can lead to sudden death

James Smyth, associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to discover why viruses…

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Virginia Tech scientist uncovers possible link between early-life trauma and binge-eating disorder

Sora Shin, an assistant professor of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, led a study published in Nature Neuroscience that shows how adversity…

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Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension participate in Ag Expo 2022

Take a quick look at Virginia Ag Expo 2022.

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Internationally recognized scientist joins Virginia Tech to lead new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Center for Exercise Medicine Research

Zhen Yan, a top international molecular exercise and physiology researcher, will become the inaugural director of the new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Center for Exercise Medicine…

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Virginia Tech's StREAM Lab is restoring Blacksburg's unknown creek.

The Virginia Tech Stream Research, Education and Management (StREAM) Lab is a unique, world-class research center focused on understanding the interactions of natural and human systems. Since…

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Turfgrass analysis is helping the Pete Dye River Course stay green

Take a look at how researchers use precise data to keep turfgrass safe and playable.

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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute expands Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program

Thirty-one undergraduate and high school students moved to Roanoke this summer to join an expanded lineup of four competitive, research-intensive mentorship programs hosted by the Fralin Biomedical…

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Sustainable Biomaterials at Virginia Tech uses a unique approach to biological systems analysis

Jennifer Russell, assistant professor of sustainable biomaterials at Virginia Tech, uses a unique approach to biological systems analysis. By looking at a facility as an organism, she compares the…

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Using technology and science to cultivate future breeds of wheat

Nicholas Santantonio is an Assistant Professor at the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences in the College Agriculture and Life Sciences. Santantonio leads a diverse team of the Small Grains…

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Juneteenth Celebration of Black Scientists and Engineers

The Virginia Tech community gathered at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC for the Juneteenth celebration on June 17 in Roanoke. Black researchers, educators, and leaders described their…

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VTTI partners with Commonwealth Cyber Initiative to host technology showcase

In an effort to foster collaborative efforts the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) Southwest Virginia Node hosted a technology showcase in partnership with the Virginia Tech Transportation…

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World-renowned researchers gather at the Precision Neuroscience Conference in Roanoke

The international Precision Neuroscience Conference builds on a collaboration between European and U.S. universities to advance neuroscience-based precision medicine, including diagnosis and…

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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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