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Giving Day 2024

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The Department of Biological Sciences is at the center of life sciences research and teaching at Virginia Tech.  Our mission is to seamlessly integrate world-class research addressing the grand challenges of the 21st century, from global change to human disease, with preparation of the next generation of scientists.

From healthy development to cancer treatments, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute scientists aim for impact

Researchers find that using patients’ own blood rather than saline helps preserve veins in coronary bypass grafts

https://news.vt.edu/articles/2024/01/research_fralinbiomed_cabgstudy_0116.html

Researchers find that using patients’ own blood rather than saline helps preserve veins in coronary bypass grafts

Virginia Tech biologist is a finalist in the $10 million XPRIZE Rainforest competition

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