Cal Ribbens

Cal Ribbens
Interim Executive Director

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The Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech broadly integrates disciplines – from molecular science to policy analysis – to address pressing challenges to human health, habitat, and well-being.

The Biocomplexity Institute uses an information biology approach to predict, explain, and visualize the behavior of massively interacting systems.



Focus Areas

  • High-capacity resources for disease research

  • Ultra-scale biomedical data analysis, interpretation, and simulation

  • Access to innovative high-performance computing

  • Predictive diagnostic tests and therapeutics

  • Commercialization and entrepreneurship