A new study by researchers at the Center for Modeling Immunity to Enteric Pathogens at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute provides novel insight into how enteroaggregative Escherichia coli, also known as EAEC, interacts with its host. This new knowledge could be used by scientists to devise new therapeutic strategies against E.coli. The study was published in PLOS One.
Virginia Tech has renamed the headquarters building of its Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science in honor of Hugh and Ethel Kelly in recognition of his pioneering work in telecommunications and her extraordinary philanthropic support.
Two leaders of health-science research at Virginia Tech informed the Board of Visitors about advances in human health, novel research programs, technology licensing, start-up companies, and drug discovery and development.
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers determine that occasional seatbelt users often only buckle-up for high speed roads, although most accidents occur during more frequent local drives.
The scientists used a pair of engineered proteins able to cut DNA in a site-specific manner in order to disrupt a targeted gene in the Aedes agypti mosquito.
While many books espouse the position of one side or the other in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "The Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict," co-edited by Virginia Tech Professor Joel Peters, is the first to present an overview of different political perspectives in one volume.
Pamplin's Ambrus Kecskes and coauthor François Derrien find that loss of analyst coverage of a firm hurts its investment and financing and is a type of financial shock to the firm. Their study is the first to show that changes in analyst coverage cause changes in corporate policies.
The eight selected students represent six colleges at Virginia Tech. The conference will be hosted at Wake Forest University April 4-6, 2013. Each of the 12 ACC member schools will send representatives.
Virginia Tech's College of Engineering is one of several U.S.-based research teams tasked with finding a way to reduce the deafening noise created by fighter jets as part of a three-year project funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research.
The free event for makers between the ages of 13 and 18 will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 1-5 p.m.
Maria Sharakhova and her research team developed a 'master map' of the mosquito's genome that allows scientists to view the locale of genes contributing to the trait of dengue transmission.
Through the Innovation Corps, a Virginia Tech team is hoping to create economic opportunities across the commonwealth by helping researchers commercialize their technology.
Virginia Tech scientists are launching an in-depth research investigation to better understand the effects of a high-fat diet on skeletal muscle metabolism in the human body.
Virginia had $2.61 billion in agricultural exports in 2012, a record-setting number. Since 2010, agricultural and forestry exports have increased 17 percent.
Tysor will work closely with national security thrust leader Jon Greene and with cognition and communication thrust leader Jeff Reed, a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering and director of Wireless@VT.
Approximately 70 people attend the Third Vector-borne Disease Research Symposium, held March 8-9, 2013 at the Inn at Virginia Tech.
In this new position, Jon Greene will be responsible for strategic research development of multimillion-dollar, interdisciplinary proposals at the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science,
United Parcel Service has for the 17th consecutive year awarded an academic grant to Virginia Tech's Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the amount of $40,000 for 2013.
Kirk and Spock may not need a Vulcan mind meld to share cognition: Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have found that our cold reasoning and hot feelings may be more intimately connected than previously thought.