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A mosquito sex-determining gene could help fight dengue fever, life science researchers say

Males aren’t relevant — at least when it comes to disease transmission by mosquitoes.

    A mosquito sex-determining gene could help fight dengue fever, life science researchers say

A mosquito sex-determining gene could help fight dengue fever, life science researchers say

Males aren’t relevant — at least when it comes to disease transmission by mosquitoes.

    A mosquito sex-determining gene could help fight dengue fever, life science researchers say

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honors those who promote inclusion and diversity

Leemar Thorpe, Todd Scott, and John Benner were recently recognized with the Diversity Enhancement Award for their commitment to promoting diversity within the college and the commonwealth.

    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honors those who promote inclusion and diversity

Virginia Tech researcher shines light on origin of bioluminescence

A Virginia Tech scientist has discovered that bioluminescence may not have originated as a means to ward off predators, but instead evolved as a way to survive in harsh climates.

    Virginia Tech researcher shines light on origin of bioluminescence

For Virginia Tech scientists, saving the Chesapeake Bay is all in a day’s work

Virginia Tech researchers have been working on several fronts to develop novel strategies to preserve the Chesapeake Bay.

    For Virginia Tech scientists, saving the Chesapeake Bay is all in a day’s work

Jim and Janet Johnson inducted into College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Hall of Fame

Jim and Janet Johnson, of Roanoke, Virginia, were recently honored as the 2014-15 inductees into the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Hall of Fame.

    Jim and Janet Johnson inducted into College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Hall of Fame

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Faculty: Pat Hipkins

    Pat Hipkins

Pat Hipkins, senior research associate in the Department of Entomology, has worked with Virginia Cooperative Extension agents for many years to provide pesticide safety education and pesticide management programs.

Undergraduate: Normand Adams

    Normand Adams

Normand Adams, a senior double-majoring in horticulture and applied economic management, is planning a career in horticultural production.



Innovations

    Front cover of Innovations, the CALS news magazine.

 

Innovations highlights the latest news about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and research and academics in the college. It also profiles alumni who champion the mission of Virginia Tech long after graduation.


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