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Virginia Commonwealth University 

Richmond  Virginia    U.S.A.
Phone: 804-828-0100 Fax:

Virginia Commonwealth University, VCU, is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, ranking it as one of the top research universities in the nation and only one of three such institutions in Virginia. Twenty of our graduate, professional programs are ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best in the nation.

VCU Life Sciences integrates the branches of science dealing with living organisms and their organization, life processes and relationships to each other and their environments. VCU Life Sciences also integrates the expertise, strengths and resources of the university's academic and clinical research, the School of Medicine and the VCU Health System - in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

VCU Life Sciences combines the university's strengths with those of local business, industry, government and community, creating partnerships that are especially important to students. These partnerships incorporate engineering, microelectronics, computer, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology industries and not only provide students with opportunities for internships, cooperative education and service learning, but also exposure to the workforce of the new century.
The unifying vision for VCU Life Sciences centers on the study of the interrelationships among all the biological components of life and involves everything from genes to ecological environments to human behavior.

Last Updated: 07-08-03

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Web Site: Virginia Commonwealth University

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Smartphone App Found to be Valid Tool in Screening for Cognitive Dysfunction, Virginia Commonwealth University Study 9/19/2013 6:56:37 AM
Turmeric-Anti-Nausea Drug Combo Kills Cancer Cells, Virginia Commonwealth University Study 8/21/2013 6:46:28 AM
Virginia Commonwealth University Physicists Discover Theoretical Possibility of Large, Hollow Magnetic Cage Molecules 8/1/2013 6:49:54 AM
Key Protein Linked to Cancers, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Virginia Commonwealth University Study 5/31/2013 7:41:06 AM