Adaptive Brain and Behavior

Adaptive Brain and Behavior

Our team aims to explore the dynamic nature of the brain as it changes and adapts across the lifespan and to a variety of different contexts. We strive to apply our understanding of the brain to improve quality of life.

Adaptive Brain and Behavior, Destination Areas, Virginia Tech

2018 Request for Concepts

Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

The Adaptive Brain and Behavior destination area (ABB-DA) solicits requests for concepts that will utilize transdisciplinary work to advance our vision and strengthen Virginia Tech as a destination area. Successful RFC awardees will enhance or accelerate an ongoing, ABB-oriented project or stimulate a new project. Multiple awards (up to $25,000 each) will be funded.

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Upcoming Events

November 27-28
2nd Annual Advancing the Human Condition Symposium

Location: Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, Blacksburg, Virginia

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Faculty Recruitment

Over the next five years, Virginia Tech is strategically investing in hiring innovative and collaborative faculty to advance its vision to grow beyond boundaries as a premier 21st-century global land-grant institution through our Destination Areas initiative. 

Adaptive Brain and Behavior Destination Area is looking for new faculty to join our team. 

ABB News

HokieTalks: Targeting the Body to Treat the Brain
Georgia Hodes, faculty member in the School of Neuroscience, explores treatments for depression that target the body’s immune response system.


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