Results for: Genomics Sequencing Center

May 18, 2018

New Sequencing Technology Helps Researchers Understand Brain Cell Development

For many years, neuroscientists have focused on the role of neurons in brain development nearly to the exclusion of all else. Recent discoveries powered by genomic sequencing are standing accepted theories of brain development on their heads.

August 01, 2017

Making the Invisible Visible: Biocomplexity Institute Launches Summer Program in Metagenomics

Students spent their summer at the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech learning about a new branch of science called metagenomics, which allows researchers to capture a complete “snapshot” of all the organisms in an ecosystem from small environmental samples.

March 28, 2016

Thermo Fisher Gift Allows Researchers to Explore How Genetic Expression Co-evolves With Environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific, a leading developer of scientific technology, is providing the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech with advanced analytical equipment instrumentation and a fellowship gift that will help the university advance its DNA sequencing research.