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- Aug 14 Virginia Tech researchers receive $2.9 million grant with China to study infectious diseases Researchers from the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science received the award from the National Science Foundation and the National Natural Science Foundation of China to understand the long-term host and pathogen dynamics of white-nose syndrome in bats.
- Aug 12 Researchers receive NSF grant to create Ecological Forecasting Research Coordination Network A group of researchers, led by Quinn Thomas, associate professor in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech, received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to tackle environmental challenges with the creation of a new network.
- Aug 09 Search committee for Fralin Life Sciences Institute director announced Stefan Duma, executive director of Virginia Tech’s Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, will chair the search committee.