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03/01/2021

Indoor Biotechnologies Signs Distribution Agreement with MilliporeSigma

Indoor Biotechnologies, Inc is delighted to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany), operating as MilliporeSigma in the US and Canada, to be a global distributor of Indoor Biotechnologies’ purified food allergens. Under the agreement, MilliporeSigma will employ its sales, marketing, and e-commerce channels and platforms to distribute Indoor

02/24/2021

Call for Judges for Science Fair and BioGENEius Challenge

Each year, Virginia Bio recruits volunteer judges from the membership to attend the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair to select the top three winners in the field of biosciences. This year’s fair will be held virtually on April 10, 2021, hosted virtually by the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke’s Berglund Special

02/14/2021

Apply for the 5th Annual Crab Trap

You thought the Shark Tank was tough…wait until you enter the the BioHealth Capital Region Crab Trap! Submit your application for the opportunity to be named the company with the most commercial potential at the 2020 BioHealth Regional Forum, $10,000, and MORE! Application Deadline: March, 20th 2020 Finalists will be announced: April 3rd, 2020 Finalist

01/28/2021

iTHRIV Announces Health Research Pilot Project Recipients

The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) hub partnership between Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, Carilion Clinic, and Inova Health System has awarded $200,000 in funding to five research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. Multi-institutional teams of scientists, physicians, and engineers will study Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, pediatric heart transplant,

01/27/2021

George Mason Hiring Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The George Mason University, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, within the College of Science, invites well-qualified candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the area of virology working with RNA viruses. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and

01/25/2021

VT launches Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture to prepare industry for future

The agricultural landscape is changing. Increased food production is needed to support the world population. Innovative efficiencies are needed throughout agriculture. Climate change scenarios suggest significant modifications in agriculture. In order to address these issues and use informed scientific discovery and technology-driven innovation to develop solutions, the Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences