Could a new strategy for the distribution of vaccines help eliminate the heavy costs of flu season? Research from the Network Dynamics & Simulation Science Laboratory highlights policy changes that could help save lives and ease a massive burden on our economy.
In the fight against lupus, scientists are still struggling to understand what drives the disease's development. But a recent Biocomplexity Institute collaboration has just answered a long-standing question about the causes of this condition.
Technology that can predict how our bodies will manage chronic diseases promises to medicine more adaptive to individual needs. Our researchers are putting these "smart" simulations to the test, vetting their ability to make sense of unknown variables in the immune response
We're proud to highlight some of the latest grants and awards earned by Biocomplexity Institute researchers. If there is a special honor or funding award you'd like to be featured in a future VT News press release or upcoming edition of the institute's newsletter, please contact the Creative Services Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert Settlage (PI: Honglin Jiang), USDA, "Genome-Wide Identification of Active Enhancers in Bovine Skeletal Muscle and Adipose Cells", $477,000, 01/01/16-12/31/18.
Sallie Keller, "Feasibility and Efficacy of Matching Public Records with Sample Surveys", Census (HUD), $450,000, 12/1/15-11/30/16
With the initial round of renovation nearly complete, Phase I will be ready to welcome our CRC-based colleagues by Spring Break. Come see the changes for yourself after the big move!
The VT KnowledgeWorks Innovation Challenge was designed to accelerate innovative technology transfer from the university to the private sector. Applications must be submitted by Feb. 19.
NDSSL Director Madhav Marathe is the latest in a series of Biocomplexity Institute researchers to be recognized as Virginia Tech's Scholar of the Week.