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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.

March 22, 2018

Data Science Experts Lead Smart Cities Workshop in Fairfax County, Virginia

Leaders and policymakers gathered in Fairfax County, Virginia to explore how data science can be used to improve health and safety in their communities. Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory Director Sallie Keller was invited to share her expert recommendations.

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 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.

December 15, 2016

Gizem Korkmaz Presents Outstanding New Faculty Lecture in National Capital Region

Korkmaz's presentation explored how public protests and other forms of collective action are coordinated through social media, applying a game theoretical model to assess when people are likely to participate in movements they encounter online.

December 06, 2016

SDAL Director to Address White House Summit on Building Better Communities Through Data Science

In an increasingly fractured political environment, can big data help drive bipartisan support for effective policy? SDAL Director Sallie Keller will speak at a White House summit today outlining her lab's data-driven efforts to build more sustainable communities.

October 19, 2016

Global Forum Takes Interdisciplinary Approach to Risk and Societal Resilience

Biocomplexity Institute Research Associate Professor Mark Orr was one of fifteen international scholars to participate in a two-day workshop, “Risk, Fear, and Resilience: Implications for Societies, Communities, and Individuals,” sponsored by the Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience at Virginia Tech.

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.

May 10, 2016

Data, Decision Sciences Key Ingredients for Virginia Tech to Solve Global Problems

Faculty members gathered to discuss Virginia Tech's development as a global destination for the data and decision sciences during a recent Beyond Boundaries meeting.