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Carla Finkielstein

Carla Finkielstein honored with Ut Prosim Scholar Award

March 23, 2021
Finkielstein, an associate professor and scientific director of the Molecular Diagnostics Lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, received the university’s top honor for faculty for her work to improve COVID-19 testing efficiency and effectiveness in support of Virginia Tech and statewide health districts.


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