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Physalis angulata pollination after herbivory: the effects of herbivore damage on pollinator preference
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-26)
Pollination is the pinnacle of a plant’s life cycle. Progeny carry on paternal traits for higher fitness and survival while also maintaining genetic diversity among populations. While some species such as Physalis angulata ...
Shakespeare's Garden - Virtual Reality: An Immersive Virtual Sound Stroll
While educational, professional, and gaming environments in virtual reality are common, little has been done to explore virtual reality’s potential application in theatre and performance art. Shakespeare's Garden - Virtual ...
Bioinformatic Analysis of Uncultivated Microbial Dark Matter: A Closer Look at Marinimicrobia
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-26)
The majority of biodiversity of life on Earth consists of poorly-understood groups of “microbial dark matter” (MDM) that play important roles in regulating the climate and influencing the physiology of multicellular organisms ...
Biocomplexity Institute Research Symposium 2016
(Biocomplexity Institute. Virginia Tech, 2016-11-01)
An abstract book of student poster presentations from the symposium held on November 1, 2016.
2019 Virginia Tech Office for GIS and Remote Sensing Research Symposium
(Office for GIS and Remote Sensing Research, 2019-04-26)
Student poster and web map app showcase abstracts from the symposium held on April 26, 2019, in Newman Library.
Self-Assembly of Artificial Actin like Filaments
(Virginia Tech, 2018)
Actin filaments (F-actins) are long, double-stranded, helical biopolymers that make up the cytoskeleton along with microtubules and intermediate filaments. In order to better understand the self-assembly process of actin ...
Vascular Amyloid in an Alzheimer's Mouse Model
Alzheimer disease accounts for ~80% of dementia cases worldwide. Traditionally, one of the pathological hallmarks of this disease is Amyloid beta (A ) plaques. A is a 36-43 amino acid peptide formed from improperly cleaved ...
High Resolution Respirometry of Heart Mitochondria in Healthy and Stressed States
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08)
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death globally, claiming the lives of nearly 10 million people in 2016. Current standard-of-care therapies for heart disease patients reduce energy demands on the heart but do not ...
EngelNovitt Summer Research Program 2017
(Virginia Tech, 2017)
The EngelNovitt Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Neuroscience program is a paid summer internship that gives students the opportunity to work within a neuroscience laboratory affiliated with the Virginia Tech School ...
Twitter Disaster Behavior
(Virginia Tech, 2020-05-05)
The purpose of the Twitter Disaster Behavior project is to identify patterns in online behavior during natural disasters by analyzing Twitter data. The main goal is to better understand the needs of a community during and ...