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Friday, October 2, 2015
Virginia Tech Researchers Refine Model to Predict Errors in Cell Division »
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has refined a mathematical model that simulates the impact of genetic mutations on cel...
Friday, September 11, 2015
VT Professor Receives Grant for Breast Cancer Study »
A protein’s misstep in the complicated dance of cellular replication can lead to the uncontrollable chaos of cancer. Debor...
Friday, August 21, 2015
Former Virginia Tech President Charles Steger Joins Focused Ultrasound Foundation Council »
Focused Ultrasound Foundation is pleased to welcome Charles Steger, former President of Virginia Tech, as the newest membe...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Call For Abstracts Due Sept 1 – 2015 Global Reverse Phase Protein Array Workshop »
The 5th annual RPPA Global Workshop will be hosted at George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia on October 12-13, 2015....
Friday, July 24, 2015
Virginia Tech’s Harald Sontheimer to hold I. D. Wilson Chair in the College of Science »
Harald Sontheimer, who joined Virginia Tech earlier this month to direct a university-wide neuroscience initiative, will h...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
U.Va. And Hopkins Collaborate To Use Fus To Deliver Nanoparticles Into The Brain »
Biomedical engineers at the University of Virginia (UVA) and John Hopkins University (JHU) have developed a prolific colla...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
VCU Names Marsha Rappley to Health System CEO Post »
Virginia Commonwealth University has hired Marsha D. Rappley, M.D. as Virginia Commonwealth University vice president for...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Dr. Annie Hunt Burriss Takes Wider Role at George Mason »
Dr. Annie Hunt Burriss accepts her new post as Executive Officer for External Relations in the Office of Advancement and A...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Scientist Named a 2015 NARSAD Independent Investigator »
Michael Fox, an associate professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recently named a 2015 NARSAD Ind...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Cavion Presents Clinical Trial Data at ASCO »
Cavion LLC, a pharmaceutical company developing T-type calcium channel inhibitors for the treatment of solid tumors and ne...
Monday, June 22, 2015
VCU Researchers Identify Unexpected Functions In The Determination Of Height »
An interdisciplinary research team led by the deans of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Schools of Medicine and Engineer...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Cadence, Inc. to Host JMU’s 4-Week Quality Management Summer Course »
James Madison University (JMU) students enrolled in the Quality Management course this summer will receive first-hand indu...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Gov. McAuliffe Joins George Mason University to Launch Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research »
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently joined George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera to launch the university...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
UVa’s Student Organization Health UnBound Offers Matching Funds for Internship Program »
Health UnBound, a student-led organization at the University of Virginia that supports innovation in health and biomedical...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
UVa Group Moving Headquarters To Old Coca-Cola Facility »
As reported in the Charlottesville Business Journal, the University of Virginia Licensing and Ventures Group has agreed to...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
VCU Leverages Catalysis Research With $325k NSF I/UCRC Grant »
The Virginia Commonwealth University Chair of the Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering, B. Frank Gupton, Ph...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Johns Hopkins Receives Grant with Ceres to Evaluate Malaria Detection Test »
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have been awarded a $525,000 grant from the Bill &...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The George Washington University Opens Largest Science and Engineering Hall in D.C. »
The George Washington University has formally opened its new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH), a $275 million, 500,000-s...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
UVA Discovers Key To Cancer's Spread »
In a breakthrough in the understanding of how cancer spreads, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Cutting Edge Cancer Trial At George Mason »
As reported by WUSA CBS Channel 9, a cutting-edge precision medicine study for cancer is underway at George Mason Universi...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Thomas Huff, Who Helped Launch VCU Life Sciences, Dies At Age 62 »
Every century has its “big science” that changes everything, Thomas F. Huff once said, and he believed for the 21st centur...
Friday, January 30, 2015
VCU Lead University On $536K Product Development Grant »
On a snowy day in February 2014, VCU engineers, a VCU periodontist and executives from US Probe met at the Translational R...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Dennis Dean To Serve As Interim Research VP At Virginia Tech »
Dennis Dean, director of the Fralin Life Science Institute, will serve as interim vice president for research at Virginia...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
VCU Requesting Project Ideas From Area Companies For Capstone Design Program »
The School of Engineering at VCU is looking for project ideas from area companies for our Capstone Design program. A prer...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Mason’s STEM Accelerator’s Work Is Award-Winning »
By helping undergraduates succeed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses, George Mason Univers...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
VCU Receives Carnegie Foundation 2015 Community Engagement Classification »
Virginia Commonwealth University has received national recognition for community engagement from the Carnegie Foundation f...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
VCU Engineering Professor Helping Reduce Cost of Key AIDS Drug »
A team of researchers led by a Virginia Commonwealth University engineering professor has invented a far more cost-effecti...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Joe Meredith of Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center Receives Award »
Joe Meredith, president of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, was recently honored by the Association of Univers...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
U.Va. Research VP, Thomas Skalak Named Foundation Executive Director of Science and Technology »
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation welcomes the expertise of renowned bioengineer Thomas C. Skalak Ph.D., as Executive Di...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Two U.Va. Faculty Members Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows »
Two faculty members are the first from the University of Virginia to be named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Virginia Tech GenoSIGHT Software Improves Research »
Synthetic biologists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute are at Virginia Tech pioneering new ways to overcome old pro...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Nancy Grden Appointed First Director of Strome Entrepreneurial Center »
Nancy L. Grden, general manager for Genomind and a long-time entrepreneur, has been hired as the first executive director...
Monday, November 17, 2014
VCU Students Win At 2014 Annual BMES »
Student, faculty and staff representatives from the VCU Department of Biomedical Engineering joined approximately 3,600 of...
Monday, November 17, 2014
NOVA Investing Over $2.2 Million In STEM »
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) plans to invest over $2.2 million in a new college-wide initiative to persuade...
Monday, October 20, 2014
NSF Grant Awarded To Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D. »
With her research in lung injury treatment gaining attention and momentum, Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D., has been awarded a Nat...

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