Justin Lemkul, an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how biomolecules fold and interact in an effort to inform better drug design for life-threatening diseases, especially neurodegenerative diseases.
Produced by Virginia Tech translational biology, medicine, and health graduate students training at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the new "Big Lick of Science" podcast explores biomedical research and its relevance to your life and health.
At the Center for Simulation, Research, and Patient Safety (SIM Center) in Roanoke, students from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine are using data-driven research to help find ways of delivering safe, efficient, quality medical care.
Mouchrek is the first Virginia Tech graduate student to earn an Individualized Interdisciplinary Ph.D., called an IPhD. She also will be the student speaker at the Fall Graduate School Commencement Ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 20 at Cassell Coliseum.
What should drivers know about emerging vehicle technologies? Graduate student and VTTI researcher Alexandria Noble is studying driver training methods and received an award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society for her research.
Fenn, who graduates this December from the master's of public administration program in Arlington, says her studies have helped her see how biological data becomes vulnerable currency in the struggle for public safety.
Responding to a growing body of research and a culturally evolving willingness to acknowledge the need to care for one’s physical and mental health, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a veterinary social work program to support students, pet owners, clinicians, and caregivers.
Singh, who will graduate from Virginia Tech in December with a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, is focused on using artificial intelligence to improve the structural design and optimization of aircraft structures.
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Abiola Akanmu and her research team are creating teachable virtual construction scenarios that engage students’ hands and minds using augmented reality and holograms.
With a focus on health sciences and technology, the HS&T Hokie Pitch will involve 30 students who have worked with real-world mentors, selected intellectual property, and created an entrepreneurial plan to develop and commercialize biomedical discoveries.
Joe Meredith is a member of Virginia Tech’s iconic Class of 1969, whose members, including former Virginia Tech President Charles Steger and longtime football coach Frank Beamer, played formative roles in the university’s advancement over the past 50 years.