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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.

Roanoke-based Virginia Tech graduate student selected as a Society for Neuroscience fellow

Nov. 2, 2018

Ubadah Sabbagh, a doctoral student in Virginia Tech’s Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health (TBMH) Graduate Program, was one of 15 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers named as a Society for ...

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 ...

VTCRI summer undergraduate neuroscience research federally funded for five more years

Dec. 12, 2017

A summer pilot program for undergraduate neuroscience research at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute proved so successful that National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, of the National Institutes ...

Graduate student recognized with professional development award by Society for Neuroscience

Nov. 20, 2017

Aboozar Monavarfeshani, a graduate student at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute with the department of biological sciences in Virginia Tech’s College of Science, received a Trainee Professional Development Award ...

Research reveals biological mechanism of a leading cause of childhood blindness

Nov. 16, 2017

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) have revealed the pathology of cells and structures stricken by optic nerve hypoplasia, a leading cause of childhood blindness in developed ...

Eminent scholar in developmental neuroscience joins Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Oct. 16, 2017

Albert Pan moved his developmental neuroscience laboratory the VTCRI, where he serves as an associate professor as well as the Commonwealth Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Eminent Research Scholar in ...

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 ...

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