By modeling tumor blood vessels, Brittany Balhouse is able to see how the cells in the tissue react to different mechanical stimuli or cancer therapies.
Dr. X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology, is a virologist at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and studies emerging and reemerging viral diseases that impact veterinary and human public health.
Chang-Tien Lu, an associate professor of computer science, has been awarded a $300,000 contract to develop a tool to sift through huge volumes of news, tweets, images, and other data to quickly uncover links between people and events.
GenoSIGHT, a new open source software developed at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, allows researchers to better control and monitor experiments by making microscopes smarter..
The discovery by an international team including Fralin Life Science Institute researchers will advance understanding about the biological differences between mosquitoes and how species might be more precisely controlled to stop malaria.
Giti Khodaparast, an associate professor in the Department of Physics, has been awarded $1,199,998 over three years by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to probe high performance materials.
A Virginia Tech geophysicist is among researchers changing how geologists view the formation of mid-plate volcanoes. The work, in today's edition of Science, points to a super-hot layer beneath the tectonic plates, as opposed to heat and material dragged up from 1,800 miles below the Earth's surface.
The position description and application process will be announced later this month and will be available at the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost website.
Manisha Singal says her research shows that hospitality firms deliberately and strategically invest more in socially responsible activities than firms in other industries, and they benefit financially for doing so.
Assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Devi Parikh has received an Allen Distinguished Investigator Award to advance her research teaching machines how to interpret visual scenes.
The Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering, and Medicine will focus on challenges of collecting, storing, and interpreting massive amounts of data. With the accelerating pace of data acquisition, the ability to harness this information continues to be tested by researchers across Virginia.
Glenn Moglen succeeds Professor Emeritus Tom Grizzard who headed the laboratory throughout his 40-year career at Virginia Tech.
Researchers reveal that a protein responsible for regulating the body's sleep cycle, or circadian rhythm, also protects the body from developing sporadic forms of cancers.
The Privacy Helper mobile app, developed by France Belanger and Robert Crossler, teaches users about the features on their phones that can affect privacy.
What some farmers grow as pasture plants others view as weeds. But with the need to cheaply feed food animals rising, circumstances are right for the weed invasion to escalate, says Jacob Barney, an assistant professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a Fralin Life Science Institute affiliate.