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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute to present the good, bad, and ugly at 7th Annual Brain School

March 5, 2019

Experts will share extraordinary facts about about the brain during this series of community lectures in Roanoke from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 11 through Thursday, March 14.

VTCRI to host sixth annual Brain School, other Brain Awareness Week activities

March 5, 2018

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s sixth annual Brain School, “[Hijacking and Augmenting the Brain: Drugs, Bugs, and Devices](,” will focus on how outside factors can influence the brain’s chemistry and ...

TBMH student visits China via NSF fellowship to explore neural processes of bat echolocation

July 28, 2017

Joseph Sutlive, a Virginia Tech doctoral student in the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health [TBMH] program, recently flew to Jinan with the support of a National Science Foundation East Asia ...

Undergraduates will spend summer learning what it means to be biomedical research scientists in and out of the lab

June 12, 2017

VTCRI’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are the latest addition to student research opportunities at the VTCRI, which include offerings for students of a variety of ages and experience, from ...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute to host Brain Awareness Week

Feb. 16, 2017

Scientists will reveal more about what they have learned about the brain’s developmental journey when the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute opens its doors for its fifth annual Brain School ...

Third class joins Virginia Tech’s translational biology, medicine, and health doctoral program

Aug. 23, 2016

The third class of Virginia Tech’s translational biology, medicine, and health graduate program has arrived, and they’re ready to learn.

Second class joins the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program

Aug. 24, 2015

Seventeen students recently became the newest members of the Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program. The doctoral program, the Virginia Tech Graduate School’s largest interdisciplinary program, launched last year.

Trainees get behind-the-scenes insights into scientific careers through mini-internships

Aug. 13, 2015

Virginia Tech’s Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program—known as the BEST program—recently hosted a series of short, intensive internships at several biotechnology companies in Virginia and Maryland.

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