Director's Message


Thank you for visiting the Fralin Life Science Institute web page. Virginia Tech is committed to advancing opportunities for a community of scholars and researchers, which is reflected in the cooperation and integrated missions of our various Institutes and Academic Departments. Collectively, the Virginia Tech Institutes promote and support interdisciplinary research embracing the Life Sciences, Computation and Informatics, Biomedical Research, Engineering, the Social Sciences, and the Arts--all of which are dedicated to “Inventing the Future.” 

After perusing this web site, please take a moment to visit our associated Institute web sites, which are linked to this page. The motto of our staff at the Fralin Institute is “Living Science,” which embodies the scientific opportunities and the wonderful place to live and work that Virginia Tech provides. 

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