2016 Research Symposium

When: Tuesday, November 01, 2016, 8:30am
Where: Biocomplexity Institute Conference Center

Symposium: “National Academy of Sciences: Predictive Analytics for Human Services and Education”

When: Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:30am
Where: Pew Charitable Trusts, South America Room
Presenter: the National Academy of Sciences

Symposium: “National Academy of Sciences: Principles for Data-Driven Decision Making”

When: Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:30am
Where: Keck Center, Rm. 100
Presenter: the National Academy of Sciences

Seminar: “The Indigenous Subject: Dispossessed, Perseverant, Resilient”

When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 3:00pm
Where: Steger Hall, Conference Center (Rm. 145)
Presenter: Julian Reid

Seminar: “Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data”

When: Thursday, September 07, 2017, 12:00pm
Where: The Lab @ DC, John Wilson Building, Suite 533
Presenter: Sallie Keller

Summer Metagenomics Program Symposium: “Computational Biology in Life Sciences”

When: Friday, August 11, 2017, 9:00am
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: David Bevan ,  Qijun He

Seminar: “Statistical and Computational Approaches for the Identification of Novel Viruses”

When: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 3:00pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Room 118
Presenter: Fengzhu Sun

Data Science for the Public Good Symposium

When: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1:00pm
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center, Executive Briefing Center
Presenter: DSPG Students and Fellows

Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 2:30pm
Where: Cassell Coliseum
Presenter: Virginia Tech

VTLSS Seminar: “The Making and Breaking of Dynamic Kinetochore-Microtubule Attachments in Mitosis”

When: Friday, April 28, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Jennifer DeLuca

Seminar: “Words, Words, Words: How the Digital Humanities are Rebooting the Study of People”

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10:00am
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center, Foggy Bottom Room
Presenter: Chad Gaffield

VTLSS Seminar: “Modelling Zika Virus in Mice: What Have We Learned So Far?”

When: Friday, April 21, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Daniela Verthelyi

VTLSS Seminar: “Interplay Between Post-Translational Modifications Regulate Animal Circadian Clock”

When: Friday, March 31, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Joanna Chiu

VTLSS Seminar: “Circadian Rhythms and Sleep in Flies: Molecules, Neurons and Circuits”

When: Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Michael Rosbash

VTLSS Seminar: “SLC26A3: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Diarrheal Diseases”

When: Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Pradeep Dudeja

VTLSS Seminar: “The Domestic Cat Taste System: Bitter Receptors”

When: Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Michelle Sandau

VTLSS Seminar: “Imaging Hepatitis C Virus Entry Into Polarized Haptic Organoids”

When: Friday, March 03, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Glenn Randall

VTLSS Seminar: “Strategic Switches in the Bacterial Plant Pathogen Ralston Solanacearum”

When: Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Caitlyn Allen

VTLSS Seminar: “Small RNAs Fighting Genome Invaders: From Bacteria to Mammals”

When: Friday, February 17, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Alexei Aravin

NVTC Capital Data Summit

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 7:00am
Where: Sheraton Tysons Hotel
Presenter: Sallie Keller

VTLSS Seminar: “The Hunt for Pheromone-Biosynthesizing Enzymes in Pine Bark Beetles”

When: Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Claus Tittiger

VTLSS Seminar: “Robustness of rotary catalysis of F1-ATPase”

When: Friday, February 03, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Hiroyuki Noji

VTLSS Seminar: “Relief of Period2 post-transcriptional regulation by 3’-UTR”

When: Friday, January 27, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Seung-Hee Yoo

VTLSS Seminar: “From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men

When: Friday, January 20, 2017, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Tyrone Hayes

Winter Break Ends: University Offices Re-open

When: Tuesday, January 03, 2017, 8:00am
Where: Virginia Tech

Winter Break Begins: University Offices Close

When: Saturday, December 24, 2016, 8:00am
Where: Virginia Tech

VTLSS Seminar: “The Biosynthetic Enzymology of Beta-Lactone Natural Products”

When: Friday, December 02, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Timothy A. Wencewicz

VTLSS Seminar: “Intercellular Vesicular Transmission of Viral Populations”

When: Friday, November 18, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Nihal Altan-Bonnet

Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience Summer Research Symposium

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:00pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech
Presenter: The Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience

VTLSS Seminar: “Organizing the Split: Regulating the End of the Cell Cycle

When: Friday, November 11, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Fralin Auditorium
Presenter: Kathy Gould

VTLSS Seminar: “Putting Photochemistry to Work”

When: Friday, November 04, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Peter C. Ford

NDSSL Seminar: Parasite Genetic Variation and Vaccine Efficacy

When: Friday, October 07, 2016, 3:00pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute Conference Center
Presenter: Joana Carneiro da Silva

The Neurobiology of Pre-play Communication in Simple Games

When: Friday, October 07, 2016, 10:00am
Where: Ballston Conference Room - 900 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA
Presenter: C. Mónica Capra, PhD

VT Center for Autism Research Conference

When: Wednesday, October 05, 2016, 8:00am
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Alexia Boglio

Seminars: "Designing Interventions to Control the Spread of Epidemics" & "Advanced Analytics Over Heterogeneous Data Types in VERSA

When: Friday, September 23, 2016, 2:30pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Room 118
Presenter: Anil Vullikanti ,  John Krulick

2016 Data Science for the Public Good Summer Research Forum

When: Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:00am
Where: National Capital Region 900 N. Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22203
Presenter: Chris Barrett

Biotechnology Educators Conference

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 12:00pm
Where: Hosted by the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech and Fralin Life Science Institute

Effective Storytelling with Data Visualization

When: Monday, July 11, 2016, 10:30am
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center * Ballston Conference Room
Presenter: Graphicacy

Future Urban Information - A Smart Cities Framework

When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016, 11:00am
Where: VA Tech Research Center, Ballston Conference Room (2-100)
Presenter: George Percivall

Investigating Nested Geographic Structure in Consumer Purchases: A Bayesian Dynamic Multi-scale Spatiotemporal Modeling Approach

When: Friday, May 27, 2016, 10:00am
Where: VA Tech Research Center, Ballston Conference Room (2-100)
Presenter: Dr. Dipak K. Dey

SDAL Seminar: Public Health Information in Social Networks

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 1:00pm
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center, Ballston Conference Room (2-100)
Presenter: Winter Mason, Ph.D

VTLSS Seminar: “Decrypting the Mysterious Role of Cryptochromes in Setting the Circadian Period”

When: Friday, March 18, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Carla Green

VTLSS Seminar: “Pseudomonas Syringae Type III Effectors”

When: Friday, March 04, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Jim Alfano

VTLSS Seminar: “Protein Secretion in Gram-Negative Bacteria by the Autotransporter Pathway”

When: Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Harris Bernstein

VTLSS Seminar: “Determinants of Retroviral Gag Membrane Assembly”

When: Friday, February 19, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Mathias Lösche

VTLSS Seminar: “To Sleep or Not to Sleep: Why, How and When”

When: Friday, February 12, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Horacio de la Iglesia

VTLSS Seminar: “Misfolded Proteins and Zombie Movies: Chronic Wasting Disease of Cervids”

When: Friday, February 05, 2016, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institue of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Edward Hoover

Spring 2016 Semester Begins

When: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 8:00am
Where: Virginia Tech

Winter Break Ends: University Offices Re-open

When: Monday, January 04, 2016, 8:00am
Where: Virginia Tech

Winter Break Begins: University Offices Close

When: Thursday, December 24, 2015, 8:00am
Where: Virginia Tech

2015 Fall Commencement

When: Friday, December 18, 2015, 10:30am
Where: Cassell Coliseum

VTLSS: Once Upon a Time - Brucella and Erythritol

When: Friday, December 04, 2015, 12:20pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Jean-Jacques Letesson

GBCB Seminar: ​Dynamic Association of MicroRNAs With Argonaute After a Blood Meal in the Malaria Mosquitoes Anopheles Gambiae

When: Thursday, December 03, 2015, 4:00pm
Where: Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Xiaonan Fu

“The Importance of Scientific Reproducibility in Evidence-­based Rule-making”

When: Wednesday, December 02, 2015, 11:00am
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center, Foggy Bottom Room (2-014)
Presenter: Dr. Victoria Stodden

VTLSS: Control of Behavior and Physiology by Clocks Within Us

When: Friday, November 20, 2015, 12:20pm
Where: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Amita Sehgal ,  Dr. Carla Finkielstein

Using Big Data, Social Networks, and Agent-Based Modeling to Understand Information Diffusion

When: Monday, November 16, 2015, 10:00am
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center, Foggy Bottom Room (2-014)
Presenter: Dr. Bill Rand

VTLSS: Condensins and Mechanical Forces That Shape the 3D Genome

When: Friday, November 13, 2015, 12:20pm
Where: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Giovanni Bosco

VTLSS: Insights from Simplifying the Cell Cycle in Fission Yeast

When: Friday, October 30, 2015, 12:20pm
Where: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Demian Coudreuse

VTLSS: Physiological Functions and Regulation of Phosphatidate Phosphatase in Lipid Metabolism

When: Friday, October 23, 2015, 12:20pm
Where: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. George M. Carman

VTLSS: Immune Modulation Mechanisms of Dengue Virus

When: Friday, October 02, 2015, 12:20pm
Where: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Conference Center (145)
Presenter: Dr. Ana Fernandez-Sesma

Seminar: Finding the Story in Numbers - Vicki Ann Lancaster

When: Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 11:00am
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center, Ballston Room (2-100)
Presenter: Dr. Vicki Ann Lancaster

International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure

When: Monday, September 14, 2015, 7:00am

Seminar: Linking Administrative Records at the U.S. Census Bureau

When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015, 11:00am
Where: Virginia Tech Research Center
Presenter: Amy O'Hara

Ebola Crisis: why did it get so bad and prospects for antivirals

When: Friday, August 21, 2015, 2:00pm
Where: Room 2018 1880 Pratt Drive CRC Blacksburg, VA 24061
Presenter: Sina Bavari, Ph.D

CINET Workshop - UAlbany

When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 8:30am
Where: Campus Center Assembly Hall University at Albany - SUNY (Uptown Campus) Albany, NY 12222
Presenter: Dr. Bolek Szymanski, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Biotechnology Educators Conference

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:51pm
Where: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

IMAG/MSM Webinar: Outbreak response to Ebola in West Africa

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 11:30am
Where: MSM_Webinars Vidyo Meeting Room - Online
Presenter: Madhav Marathe ,  Bryan Lewis

EHS training: University Lab personnel only

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 6:43pm
Where: VBI Conferent Center

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When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 12:16pm
Where: Conference Center

Kids’ Science Event

When: Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00am

NDSSL and NIMML welcome guest Dr. Amanda Payne-Virostko

When: Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:00pm
Where: 1880 Pratt Drive, Room 2018, Corporate Research Center
Presenter: Dr. Amanda Payne-Virostko

Thesis Defense: Mary Kate Brannon

When: Thursday, April 16, 2015, 2:00pm
Where: VBI Conference Center

VBI Research Symposium

When: Thursday, April 09, 2015, 9:00pm

VTLSS Series on “Raising the BAR for Hypothesis Generation in Plant Biology”

When: Friday, February 20, 2015, 12:20pm

Fields Institute Workshop on Optimization and Matrix Methods in Big Data

When: Monday, February 09, 2015, 8:00am

Visiting Writer Series: Jaamal May

When: Thursday, February 05, 2015, 7:00pm

VTLSS Series on “CsrA and flagellar structural homeostasis in Bacillus subtilis”

When: Friday, January 30, 2015, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on "Chromosome-nuclear envelope interactions have multiple effects on chromosome folding dynamics in simulation"

When: Thursday, January 29, 2015, 4:00pm

VTLSS Series on “The Civil Rights of Health, Education, and Biology: MLK’s Enduring Legacy”

When: Friday, January 23, 2015, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on "Chromosome-nuclear envelope interactions have multiple effects on chromosome folding dynamics in simulation"

When: Thursday, January 22, 2015, 4:00pm

Final Defense: Zalman Vaksman

When: Thursday, December 11, 2014, 1:00pm

Fenix Huang on “Combinatorial and Topological Models of RNA/DNA Molecules”

When: Tuesday, December 09, 2014, 9:00am

VTLSS Seminar on "Radical Enzymes Involved in Sulfur Metabolism: How Biotin is Formed Using Iron-Sulfur Clusters and Radical Chemistry"

When: Friday, December 05, 2014, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on "Systems-level characterization of the role of NLRs in immunity toward Helicobacter pylori infection"

When: Thursday, December 04, 2014, 4:00pm

VTLSS Series on "Relevance of secretory structures for the evolution of terpenoid chemical diversity in plants"

When: Friday, November 21, 2014, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on “Systems biology of cancer: Big data and clinical applications”

When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 4:00pm

VTLSS Seminar "Cryptochromes: promiscuous circadian transcriptional repressors modulate glucose, drug, and tumor metabolism"

When: Friday, November 14, 2014, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on "Towards a functional characterization of expressed transcripts detected in soybean seeds over the time-course of development"

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 4:00pm

VBI Distinguished Seminar on “Nuclear Counterproliferation at Los Alamos National Laboratory”

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:00am

VBI Distinguished Seminar: Aravind Srinivasan

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 1:30am

VTLSS Series on “The cardiac response to viral infection”

When: Friday, November 07, 2014, 12:20pm

Public Health Seminar: James Schlitt

When: Friday, November 07, 2014, 1:30am

Visiting Writer Series: Rachel Zucker

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014, 7:00pm

GBCB Seminar on “Airway innate immunity”

When: Thursday, November 06, 2014, 4:00pm

NGS seminar on “Targeted sequencing of any genome, whole exome to transcriptome,” lunch included

When: Tuesday, November 04, 2014, 12:00pm

VTLSS Seminar on "Interplay between copper acquisition and MAPK signal transduction: implications for BRAF mutation-positive melanoma treatment"

When: Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on "Raman Spectroscopy and Genome-Scale Metabolic Flux Modeling are Vital Tools for Metabolic Engineering"

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:00pm

BDCE 2014 – First IEEE International Workshop on Big Data in Computational Epidemiology

When: Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 12:00pm

VTLSS Series on “Prying into the secrets of phosphoinositides with molecular imaging tools”

When: Friday, October 24, 2014, 12:20pm

GBCB Seminar on “Optimizing pipelines to improve the study of somatic mosaicism”

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 4:00pm