Faculty Research Team Leaders

  • Zhi Sheng, Ph.D.

    Zhi Sheng, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

    Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • James Smyth, Ph.D.

    James Smyth, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Assistant Professor, VTCRI Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

    Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

    Executive Director and Professor, School of Neuroscience, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Director, VTCRI Center for Glial Biology in Health, Disease, and Cancer

    I. D. Wilson Chair in the College of Science, Virginia Tech

    Commonwealth Eminent Scholar in Cancer Research

  • Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D.

    Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

    Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech

    Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine