As the quality of information shared on websites and social media becomes an increasing concern for most Americans, Virginia Tech scientists will spearhead a new effort to improve our understanding of how social information travels and transforms online.
The Functional Genomic and Computational Assessment of Threats program challenges scientists to develop new approaches for screening genetic information for evidence of a potentially harmful biological agent.
Virginia Tech leaders, scientists, and engineers will gather Oct. 29-30 to focus on challenges in emerging infections and preparedness for the 2017 Summit of the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (VASEM).
The Biocomplexity Institute will host a ground-breaking symposium, “Beyond Sequence Alignment,” October 16-17, 2017, to further investigate the possibilities of developing new sequence-to-structure analytics. Leading-edge scientists from across the country will gather to analyze new ways to assess information contained in DNA sequences.