Neuroscience expert to discuss enabling discoveries for understanding life

There are rules to the business of biology in the 21st century, according to James L. Olds, the assistant director for the Directorate of Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Olds will share the rules we know and how to discover more during his talk on February 11, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. He’s the fourth presenter in this season of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute’s Distinguished Public Lecture Series. The mission of the Directorate of Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation is to enable discoveries for understanding life. Research supported by the Directorate of Biological Sciences advances the frontiers of biological knowledge, increases our complex systems, and provides a theoretical basis for original research in many other scientific disciplines, according to Olds. “Among life’s first principles—the…


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