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virginia tech researchers touring the biocomplexity institute's new data center facilities

May 02, 2018

Creating a Computing Center That Can Solve Science’s Most Complex Problems

Fueled by over 2 megawatts of power and cutting-edge equipment from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the Biocomplexity Institute's new data center is ready to help our collaborators address issues ranging from disasters to disease outbreaks.

November 01, 2017

Biocomplexity Institute Hosts Research Symposium and Data Center Ribbon-Cutting

The 2017 Research Symposium on November 8 will feature groundbreaking discussions, poster sessions, and networking with top researchers—register now to attend or livestream the event on Facebook.

October 26, 2017

Virginia Tech Scientists Share Research at Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

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). 

October 05, 2017

Top Researchers Convening to Explore Evidence That Could Change the Way Science Looks at DNA

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.

November 03, 2016

Researchers Will Present Results of Summer Projects at Symposium Nov. 16

Hosted at the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, the GFURR Summer Research Symposium brings together university researchers and partner organizations to facilitate conversations about patterns and processes of urbanization and regional development, with a special emphasis on the long-term resilience.

November 01, 2016

Virginia Tech to Dedicate Steger Hall on Nov. 11

The two separately constructed parts of the facility that collectively house the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech will now be known as Steger Hall. The name honors Virginia Tech President Emeritus Charles W. Steger, one of the longest serving and most consequential presidential leaders in the history of Virginia Tech. 

October 18, 2016

Researchers Present Invasive Species Modeling Project at the International Congress of Entomology

The Virginia Tech-led Feed the Future Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab led a symposium at the Congress of Entomology on the global spread of the South American tomato leafminer, showcasing number of innovative containment measures.

October 14, 2016

Virginia Tech Researchers to Showcase Innovation ‘From Molecules to Policy’ at Nov. 1 Symposium

The Biocomplexity Institute’s Research Symposium on Nov. 1 will feature an array of groundbreaking discussions, poster presentations, and networking opportunities with top researchers in the biocomplexity field.

July 17, 2013

‘Zombie Virus’ to be Unleashed at National Boy Scout Jamboree to Teach Kids About Contagious Disease

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 17, 2013 – If researchers from Virginia Tech's Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have their way, 50,000 Boy Scouts might just turn into zombies as part of an educational game called "Virus Tracker" during the national Boy Scout Jamboree from July 16 to July 22 at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia.

May 31, 2005

VBI hosts BRC and IOWG meetings

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 1, 2005 – On May 16 through 18, 2005, the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) hosted the second Bioinformatics Resource Centers (BRC) and Interoperability Working Group (IOWG) meeting.