Graduate School News
Virginia Tech is home to 6,900 graduate students enrolled in certificate and degree programs across nine colleges. You can learn about our students and their work, our graduate programs, and the events and information we share via University News stories, our blogs, and our social media accounts here.
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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute scientists reveal how brain tumors impact normally supportive cells
The same brain cells designed to stop brain damage fail to support healthy neurons when a cancer grows. New research, led by Stefanie Robel and Harald Sontheimer at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, reveals how gliomas alter astrocytes, a cell type that helps protect neurons and is crucial to preventing seizures.
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Graduate School Bulletin
The Graduate School has launched a twice-monthly newsletter that will be archived at this blog site. The blog is a way to communicate with graduate program directors (GPDs) and graduate coordinators regarding upcoming events, policy updates, administrative announcements and important deadlines.