BLACKSBURG, Va., April 1, 2013 - Reinhard Laubenbacher, director of education and outreach and professor at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and in the Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech, has been named Scholar of the Week by the Office of the Vice President of Research. The OVPR Scholar of the Week recognizes research and scholarship from exceptional individuals at Virginia Tech.

Please go to the OVPR site to read the full announcement.

 

About the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech is a premier bioinformatics, computational biology, and systems biology research facility that uses transdisciplinary approaches to science, combining information technology, biology and medicine. These approaches are used to interpret and apply vast amounts of biological data generated from basic research to some of today’s key challenges in the biomedical, environmental, and agricultural sciences. With more than 240 highly trained multidisciplinary, international personnel, research at the institute involves collaboration in diverse disciplines such as mathematics, computer science, biology, plant pathology, biochemistry, systems biology, computational immunology, statistics, economics, synthetic biology and medicine. The large amounts of data generated by this approach are analyzed and interpreted to create new knowledge that is disseminated to the world’s scientific, governmental and wider communities.

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Contact:

Tiffany Trent

(540)231-6822

ttrent@vbi.vt.edu

April 01, 2013