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Jul 10, 2014 Researchers peer into DNA of 'Evolution Canyon' animals to discover drivers of evolutionary change
Jul 08, 2014 Researchers discover new markers for breast cancer that may aid diagnoses, point to new therapies
Jul 14, 2014 Little fish makes a big splash in genomic studies; discovery may help manage an invasive species
Jul 07, 2014 Researchers treat rising incarceration rates as disease outbreak, discover small changes help
Jun 24, 2014 Aging contributes to rapid rates of genomic change, signaling challenges for personalized medicine
Jun 12, 2014 Smoking-cessation products that contain nicotine may not be safest way to quit, researchers discover
Jun 10, 2014 Scientists propose tactics for ethical use of Twitter data in research studies
Jun 03, 2014 Deeper than, 'EvoCor' identifies gene relationships
May 07, 2014 University to partner in Virginia Science Festival
May 05, 2014 Rising treatment costs the biggest drivers of health care spending, according to new study
Apr 30, 2014 'Catalyst' funds private-public efforts to stop inflammatory bowel disease, heart attack, diabetes
Apr 22, 2014 With ambitious goals, council takes steps to include more research faculty in decision-making
Apr 03, 2014 School of Education helps fifth-graders consider the benefits of college
May 08, 2014 Caught in the crosswalk: Molecular traffic signals keep cells on the right track, researchers say
Mar 26, 2014 Fralin Life Science Institute, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute reorganize to build efficiency, synergy
Apr 29, 2014 Machines may help predict, eliminate allergens
Mar 31, 2014 Dennis R. Dean reappointed J.B. Stroobants Professor of Biotechnology
Mar 13, 2014 Researchers write languages to design synthetic living systems useful for new products, health care
Feb 26, 2014 Researchers establish benchmark set of genotypes for human genome sequencing
Feb 07, 2014 Discovery opens up new areas of microbiology, evolutionary biology
Apr 09, 2014 Passion for Virus Tracker in a Box is contagious for kids who want to learn more about bioscience
Jan 23, 2014 Synthetic population study offers new strategy for controlling epidemics in big cities
Dec 20, 2013 Madhav Marathe named Fellow of Association for Computing Machinery
Dec 12, 2013 Environment drives genetic changes in Evolution Canyon; discovery sheds light on climate change
Jan 02, 2014 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute embarks on new Fellows program to foster team science
Dec 09, 2013 Virginia Tech climbs NSF research rankings, remains No. 1 research university in Virginia
Jan 06, 2014 Scientists aid in fighting deadly, drug-resistant tuberculosis around the world
Nov 21, 2013 Board of Visitors approves Faculty of Health Sciences
Dec 09, 2013 Caitlin Rivers wins Department of Defense award to continue studies in computational epidemiology
Oct 22, 2013 Veterinary scientists track the origin of a deadly emerging pig virus in the United States
Dec 06, 2013 New computational model reveals novel possibilities for H. pylori treatment
Dec 03, 2013 New Social Decision Analytics Laboratory to bring high level statistical and data science capability
Nov 14, 2013 'Disease Science Investigators' take on D.C. epidemic
Sep 24, 2013 Researchers develop model to study immune response to infections that cause peptic ulcers
Aug 30, 2013 Virginia Tech enters pact to accelerate biomaterial distribution to global research community
Aug 26, 2013 New doctoral program lauded by leading association of medical colleges for research-focused training
Aug 02, 2013 College of Engineering aerospace team takes win in Mars mission competition
Jul 17, 2013 'Zombie virus' to be unleashed at national Boy Scout Jamboree to teach kids about contagious diseases
Jul 08, 2013 Fourth Conference on Community Resiliency set for Aug. 29-30 in Switzerland
Jul 29, 2013 Researchers explore genetic links between nicotine, cancer using 'next-generation sequencing'
Jul 01, 2013 Summer undergraduate research: Student wins prestigious fellowship from American Society of Microbiology
Jul 09, 2013 Researchers discover hidden pathway that plants use to maintain balance, fight stress
Jun 07, 2013 Faculty perspectives on the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program
Jun 07, 2013 Virginia Tech to establish graduate program in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health
Jun 10, 2013 Summer undergraduate research: Students to study invasive fungal infection
Jun 19, 2013 Study reveals new details about H7N9 influenza infections that suddenly appeared in China
Jun 12, 2013 Virginia Tech start-up company chosen for prestigious entrepreneurship program
May 08, 2013 Tracy Wilkins named University Distinguished Achievement Award winner for 2013
Apr 17, 2013 11th annual Undergraduate Research Conference to be held April 19
Apr 23, 2013 Photos: Golab to visit Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Apr 23, 2013 Golab stops in Blacksburg, Kids Tech University to host family science program April 27
Apr 09, 2013 Shernita Lee and Ryan C. Smith named 2013 Graduate Woman and Man of the Year
Apr 19, 2013 New book explores evidence for stress-induced gene mutation
Apr 03, 2013 Collaborations forged to create innovative solutions to children's health issues
Mar 26, 2013 Research directors inform board of visitors on surging health science initiatives
Mar 19, 2013 Fifth-graders from across Virginia experience 'Kindergarten to College' program
Mar 08, 2013 Recon 2 modeling may help tailor treatments for patients with metabolic diseases, cancer
Mar 07, 2013 Seminar series brings top-notch life science researchers to campus
Feb 21, 2013 New Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation to foster innovation and partnerships
Feb 19, 2013 Christopher Barrett awarded prestigious professorship from Swedish university
Feb 08, 2013 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers study how 'villain' gut bacteria may help control diabetes
Jan 31, 2013 Double-dipping scientists may have received millions in duplicate funding, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute analysis reveals
Dec 07, 2012 Virginia Tech ranking for research spending jumps; remains tops in Virginia
Dec 03, 2012 Virginia Tech biochemist Dennis Dean named AAAS Fellow
Nov 30, 2012 Research on Clostridium difficile infection yields promising new drug target
Oct 15, 2012 Department of Energy's Office of Science director to discuss science for sustainable energy at first-ever visit to Virginia Tech
Oct 24, 2012 Virginia Tech strengthens ties to business, industry in Arlington
Sep 26, 2012 Kids' Tech University launches new program in Abingdon, Va.
Oct 31, 2012 Kids' Tech University celebrates new sponsorships
Sep 18, 2012 Scientists investigate bacterial outliers
Sep 13, 2012 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute unveils new Genomic Research Laboratory
Sep 05, 2012 National Science Foundation award to help improve the efficiency of DNA fabrication, creating educational opportunities and jobs
Aug 20, 2012 Student researcher explored genomic medicine in summer fellowship
Jun 11, 2012 Kathleen Alexander receives NIH grant to study effect of climate change on water-borne diseases
May 25, 2012 Researchers study new ways to forecast critical societal events
Apr 25, 2012 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to illuminate role of science in movies, television at 'USA Science & Engineering Festival' April 28 and 29
Apr 13, 2012 Virginia Tech participates in Northern Virginia Technology Council event to explore university and business partnerships
Apr 16, 2012 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Prospective Graduate Student Conference to be held April 19
Apr 11, 2012 Prestigious National Institutes of Health training program answers biomedical research need
Apr 03, 2012 Virginia Tech makes national service honor roll
Mar 09, 2012 Harold 'Skip' Garner steps down as executive director of Virginia Bioinformatics Institute; Dennis Dean named interim executive director
Feb 17, 2012 Genetic 'Rosetta stone' unveiled in Nature
Nov 15, 2011 Virginia Tech's door opened and they came
Nov 11, 2011 Frank Beamer to spread Hokie Fever 'fandemic' campus-wide
Dec 05, 2011 Virginia Tech team to investigate the genomics of wood for biofuels production
Nov 03, 2011 Research team unravels tomato pathogen's tricks of the trade
Oct 17, 2011 Video: Potential top-secret research applications intrigue defense-oriented Virginia Tech alums
Oct 03, 2011 Diagnostic sensors among technologies to be showcased at life science forum in Roanoke
Sep 23, 2011 New targets for control of HIV are predicted using a novel computational analysis
Aug 24, 2011 Researchers uncover mechanisms of plant infection
Aug 02, 2011 Video: Teachers enjoy science and math training at Virginia Tech's Southwest Center
Jul 15, 2011 Technology Secretary Jim Duffey welcomes scientists gathered in National Capital Region to explore Virginia Tech's research capabilities
Aug 16, 2011 National Institutes of Health renews successful infectious disease research study
Jul 07, 2011 Artist to demonstrate the science behind her creativity
Jun 29, 2011 Virginia Tech Research Center — Arlington opens to expand capability for scientific inquiry, extend university footprint in National Capital Region
Jun 24, 2011 Video: Economic developers take a closer look at Virginia Tech's research assets
Jun 17, 2011 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute sheds light on recent E. coli outbreak in Germany
Jun 17, 2011 Plant biology meets up with computational wizardry
May 18, 2011 Comparison of genomes of plant parasites provides solid clues for response
May 11, 2011 New project aims to fuse top-down and bottom-up approaches in systems biology
Apr 28, 2011 Virginia Tech partners with NVIDIA Foundation to 'Compute the Cure' for Cancer
Mar 29, 2011 Scientists to improve soybean production sustainability, aiding farmers and consumers
Apr 04, 2011 Virginia Tech researchers to study how breast cancer treatments meet resistance in some patients
Mar 25, 2011 Open-source software designed to minimize synthetic biology risks is released
Feb 23, 2011 New technology pinpoints genetic differences between cancer, non-cancer patients
Feb 11, 2011 Mathematics teachers learn to inspire students by encouraging pattern hunting
Feb 02, 2011 Virginia Tech researchers contribute to strawberry genome sequence
Jan 25, 2011 The last 'ism' in American society featured in 'Virginia Tech Research' magazine
Jan 24, 2011 Key information about breast cancer risk and development is found in 'junk' DNA
Dec 21, 2010 Researchers discover how natural drug fights inflammation
Dec 21, 2010 Immune system changes linked to inflammatory bowel disease revealed
Mar 17, 2011 Research team seeks to introduce rust fungus resistance in switchgrass
Dec 09, 2010 Massive gene loss linked to pathogen's stealthy plant-dependent lifestyle
Dec 03, 2010 Kids' Tech University returns to campus with spring semester program
Dec 15, 2010 Genome sequences for two deadly plant pathogens make major contributions to scientific research
Nov 19, 2010 Distributed computing in a wireless environment
Nov 08, 2010 Plagiarism sleuths tackle full-text biomedical articles
Oct 28, 2010 Spencer Wells reveals the depth of human ancestry
Oct 14, 2010 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute awarded $10.6 million to model immune responses to gut pathogens
Oct 21, 2010 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute joins nation’s leading science organizations at the USA Science & Engineering Festival
Sep 23, 2010 Renowned population geneticist Spencer Wells to deliver keynote lecture at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute's 10th anniversary event
Oct 13, 2010 Virginia Tech Research Center -- Arlington to open next summer; seven-story LEED-certified building designed to foster research and collaboration
Sep 08, 2010 GenBioOrg student group announces seminar series lineup for fall semester
Sep 07, 2010 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute launches new Industrial Affiliates Program
Sep 08, 2010 Virginia Tech researchers contribute to turkey genome sequencing
Sep 02, 2010 Virginia Tech research funded by recovery act approaches $35 million
Aug 31, 2010 Systems biology software package developed at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute is now open source for all users
Aug 11, 2010 Math model of colon inflammation singles out dangerous immune cells
Aug 27, 2010 The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute's summer student research opportunities help train the scientists of tomorrow
Aug 02, 2010 Program to train researchers at the intersection of engineering, biology
Jul 28, 2010 Scientists discover how deadly fungal microbes enter host cells
Jul 27, 2010 International Genetically Engineered Machines team helps prevent rogue use of synthetic biology
Jul 14, 2010 Professor Reinhard Laubenbacher testifies at congressional hearing on 21st century biology
Jul 01, 2010 New world Helicobacter pylori genome sequenced, dynamics of inflammation-related genes revealed
Jun 29, 2010 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute expands genome sequencing services, adds Illumina platform
May 27, 2010 New 'tree of life' established by researchers for one of the largest groups of bacteria
Jun 01, 2010 Virginia Tech undergraduates join Virginia United iGEM team for national synthetic biology competition
May 19, 2010 Genomes of citrus canker pathogens decoded
May 11, 2010 Matthew Lux receives U.S. Department of Defense SMART scholarship
Apr 27, 2010 Student training opportunities offered in pioneering field of scientific publication ethics
Apr 26, 2010 High-performance computing reveals missing genes
Apr 21, 2010 Children at Kids' Tech University learn why humans cannot walk on water
Apr 06, 2010 Swiss entrepreneur to deliver keynote address at 2010 Graduate Commencement ceremony
Apr 06, 2010 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute graduate research assistant named 2010 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Doctoral Student
Mar 04, 2010 Bioinformatics paper exceeds 500 in citation index
May 24, 2010 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute installs hybrid-core computing platform
Jan 14, 2010 Synthetic biology pioneer John Glass to kick off GenBioOrg seminar series
Jan 22, 2010 Winter research magazine features efforts to best a pathogen, the role of youth in Iran
Jan 13, 2010 University licenses GenoCAD source code to International Society for Computational Biology
Dec 10, 2009 Kids' Tech University introduces new teacher training workshops
Nov 24, 2009 Turkey Genome Sequencing Consortium awarded grant from United States Department of Agriculture
Nov 25, 2009 Research collaboration receives Fogarty award to support informatics research training
Nov 19, 2009 In memoriam: William Alan Shank, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Nov 18, 2009 Kids' Tech University gears up for a second semester on Virginia Tech campus
Nov 17, 2009 Pathogen protection and virulence: Dark side of fungal membrane protein revealed
Oct 15, 2009 Garner to lead Virginia Tech's Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Oct 06, 2009 National Science Foundation funds systems biology study of crop drought responses
Sep 24, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute awards Transdisciplinary Team Science
Sep 08, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researcher receives National Institutes of Health Recovery Act funding for infectious disease modeling
Sep 07, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute awarded $1.4 million for GenoCAD development
Aug 26, 2009 Scientists develop math model that accurately mimics cell division in carbon-cycling bacterium
Oct 12, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute receives $27 million award from National Institutes of Health to support infectious disease research
Aug 07, 2009 Search committee announces final candidates for Virginia Bioinformatics Institute executive director
Aug 11, 2009 Algebra adds value to mathematical biology education
Jul 27, 2009 Research funded by Recovery Act benefits local economy, builds nation's capacity for innovation
Jul 17, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers present systems biology as a clinical approach to cancer
Jul 16, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, collaborators receive $1.45 million to develop petascale computer modeling capabilities
Jun 24, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute scientists sequence genome of the nitrogen-fixing, soil-living bacterium
Jun 15, 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researchers develop new method for breast cancer biomarker discovery
May 13, 2009 Harvard Medical School professor to give lecture on bacterial toxins at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
May 12, 2009 Virginia Tech, Wake Forest University collaboration generates a systems biology map of iron metabolism
May 06, 2009 Kids' Tech University semester closes with a look at life on Mars
Apr 20, 2009 Programs announced for 2009 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute's annual Summer Institute
Apr 17, 2009 Auburn High School students, teachers visit Virginia Bioinformatics Institute in conjunction with education and outreach project
Apr 15, 2009 Associate professor receives Business Software Alliance Distinguished Innovators' Award
Apr 03, 2009 David G.I. Kingston is featured speaker at Blacksburg Cafe Scientifique event
Apr 03, 2009 Alligator man reveals the perils of plastic bottles to Kids' Tech University
Apr 02, 2009 Evolutionary origin of bacterial chromosomes revealed
Mar 27, 2009 Australian university delegation visits Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to discuss collaboration
Mar 24, 2009 Coenzyme rare to bacteria critical to Mycobacterium turberculosis survival
Apr 20, 2009 Brett Tyler receives 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research
Mar 19, 2009 Bioinformatics sheds light on evolutionary origin of virulence genes
Mar 05, 2009 Children at Kids' Tech University learn why computer programs can be so frustrating
Feb 23, 2009 Sobral to step down as director of Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Feb 23, 2009 Special issue of microbiology journal spotlights standardized language for describing microbes
Feb 11, 2009 Virginia Tech research expenditures grow
Feb 03, 2009 President of Technische Universitat Darmstadt visits Virginia Tech, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Dec 17, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute announces partnership with Mathematical Biosciences Institute
Dec 09, 2008 Reinhard Laubenbacher appointed Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics' vice president for science policy
Nov 20, 2008 Research consortium to sequence turkey genome
Nov 17, 2008 University to launch Kids' Tech University
Nov 17, 2008 Patent issued for a novel anti-malaria target
Nov 04, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute offers fellowships for graduate work in transdisciplinary science
Oct 15, 2008 University launches nutritional intervention business
Sep 29, 2008 National Science Foundation awards $1,000,000 to develop an artificial market for dynamic spectrum sharing in wireless networks
Sep 09, 2008 Innate immune system targets asthma-linked fungus for destruction
Aug 19, 2008 Large reservoir of mitochondrial DNA mutations identified in humans
Jul 03, 2008 Virginia Tech, U.S. Department of Energy, Russians, collaborators study rare microorganism that produces hydrogen
Jul 01, 2008 Researchers use supercomputer to track pathways in myoglobin
Jun 12, 2008 Brucella abortus S19 genome sequenced, points toward virulence genes
Jun 10, 2008 Professor receives award for molecular plant pathology research excellence
May 15, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to expand cyberinfrastructure education and outreach project
May 14, 2008 Staff leadership award winners announced
May 09, 2008 Scientists reveal evolutionary intricacies of Rickettsia pathogens
May 08, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute graduate assistant awarded prestigious scholarship from College of Science
May 09, 2008 Elusive protein protects malaria parasite from heme
May 02, 2008 Researchers identify plant immunity suppressing pathogen virulence proteins
Apr 22, 2008 Professor Chris Barrett gives keynote lecture at annual international workshop
Apr 25, 2008 Graduate research assistant receives outstanding student award
Apr 18, 2008 Jeanne Forbis named chief of staff and executive communications officer for Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Apr 15, 2008 Researchers identify huge virulence gene superfamily responsible for devastating plant diseases
Apr 24, 2008 Tomato pathogen genome may offer clues about bacterial evolution at the dawn of agriculture
Apr 10, 2008 Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory research demonstrated in Technology Forum for Senate Armed Services Committee
Mar 20, 2008 Laboratory conducts training for Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Mar 13, 2008 Scientists simulate pandemic influenza outbreak in Chicago
Mar 03, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and Mayo Clinic investigate link between fungal proteins, innate immunity, and asthma
Feb 18, 2008 Researchers unveil landscape of human-pathogen protein interactions
Jan 28, 2008 Biologists use computers to study bacterial cell division
Jan 30, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researcher studies how In silico modeling helps predict severity of mitochondrial disease
Jan 24, 2008 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute researcher investigates impact of nutrition on human health
Dec 19, 2007 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute appoints scientific advisory board
Nov 28, 2007 Swiss ambassador visits Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Nov 29, 2007 iGEM team awarded gold medal in national competition
Nov 12, 2007 Affymetrix exon arrays reveal complexity of the human transcriptome
Oct 17, 2007 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute's Bruno Sobral speaks to BIO IT Coalition
Sep 12, 2007 VBI professor part of international team that has produced new type of rice
Aug 31, 2007 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute workshop series focused on microbial gene sequence annotation
Jul 20, 2007 Fisheries and wildlife sciences doctoral student wins best poster award at World Aquaculture Society meeting
Jul 13, 2007 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute hosts new bioinformatic resource center web site
Jul 11, 2007 VBI launches genome sequencing services on the Roche GS-FLX
May 29, 2007 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute completes largest ever Affymetrix GeneChip plant experiment
May 22, 2007 International team with Virginia Tech participation maps genome of dengue and yellow fever mosquito
May 16, 2007 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and Mayo Clinic awarded $2.4 million grant to study debilitating nasal disease
Apr 06, 2007 Researchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute contribute to new museum exhibit
Mar 02, 2007 Undergraduate bioengineers to participate in international competition
Feb 19, 2007 Indian oil executives to attend energy, business programs
Feb 14, 2007 Bioinformatics Institute scientists probe absence of select DNA components
Feb 16, 2007 Jensen named director of Core Laboratory Facility at VBI
Feb 02, 2007 VBI's Pedro Mendes accepts new post in United Kingdom
Jan 26, 2007 Research offers potential route to diabetes therapeutics
Jan 25, 2007 Mass Spectrometry Research Incubator enhances life sciences research
Dec 19, 2006 Hoops named Systems Biology Markup Language editor
Dec 14, 2006 Researchers conduct first molecular simulation of a long DNA strand
Dec 06, 2006 Tearing down the fungal cell wall
Nov 22, 2006 Nobel Laureate keynotes Ninth Annual Computational Genomics Conference
Oct 06, 2006 New appointments made by Board of Visitors
Sep 18, 2006 Computer modelers of pandemic flu to converge at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Sep 06, 2006 New faculty member introduces Stress Systems Biology research program
Aug 31, 2006 Sequences reveal benign origin of deadly plant pathogens
Jul 25, 2006 New computational model allows for better understanding of AIDS drug
Jun 21, 2006 Guy Cormier named chief information officer at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Jun 16, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute launches new simulation software
May 18, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to research synthetic biology
May 02, 2006 Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, VBI sign agreement for drugs, vaccines and diagnostics
Apr 11, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to develop Tomato Metabolite Database
Mar 15, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to host international alpha-proteobacteria symposium
Mar 16, 2006 Researchers develop high-efficiency transformation of strawberry
Mar 16, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute's First Annual Research Symposium begins March 23
Mar 09, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute launches microbial database
Feb 16, 2006 Bringing quality control to systems biology modeling
Feb 07, 2006 Researchers to develop computational diagnostic methods for viral pathogens
Feb 06, 2006 Researchers develop method for gene disruption in destructive fungal pathogen
Jan 11, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute receives $2.5 million for global pathogen portal project
Jan 11, 2006 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute designated Affymetrix National Custom Array Center
Nov 21, 2005 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to hold open house Dec. 2
Dec 20, 2005 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute welcomes Fulbright Visiting Scholar
Dec 13, 2005 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences award undergraduate research fellowships