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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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BioTech Couture Merges Engineering and Art through Bio Sensor Dress Design

BioTech Couture is made up of two Biomedical Engineering students and two Industrial Design students. The team merged their love for fashion with their passion for engineering and design. The outcome…

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‪Barath Udayasurya, Taking a Closer Look at Cancer Research

‪Barath Udayasurya, a 2022 PhD graduate in Biomedical Engineering is part of the Verbridge Lab. His cancer research focuses on the presence of bacteria in the tumor microbiome, and how it impacts…

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Biomedical initiatives are boosted by strong public support, survey finds

Virginia residents want the commonwealth to be a leader in education and biomedical research — and they are willing to pay for it.In a statewide survey of more than 1,000 people released last…

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Health Sciences and Technology campus: Thriving in the spirit of Ut Prosim

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine both opened in 2010, continuing the university’s 150-year legacy of service while transforming…

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Visualizing Virginia Tech History

Visualizing Virginia Tech History is a multi-year project created by a transdisciplinary group of faculty and students that utilizes creative technologies including projection mapping, extended…

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