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Student Research in Vector-Borne Disease

Ngoc Pham (left), a graduate student in Dr. Troy Anderson's lab and Astha Verma (right), a graduate student in Dr. Paul Carlier's lab, work from opposite ends to fight malaria. Click the picture to read the full story.

Both undergraduate and graduate students can get involved with the Vector-borne Disease Research Group at Virginia Tech in a number of ways.  The first step is to contact a faculty member whose research is of interest to see if he or she is presently accepting lab members. Faculty members may be accepting students through their individual departments and through the following programs:

Undergraduate Students

Fralin Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program

VT Scieneering program


Graduate Students

Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program

VT-PREP (Post Baccalaureate Research and Education Program)