Chuanxue Hong (image) Virginia Tech Share Print E-Mail Caption Chuanxue Hong will conduct research on how to prevent disease in boxwoods. This research is one of five USDA NIFA grants with which Virginia Tech is involved. Photo was taken prior to COVID-19. Credit Virginia Tech Usage Restrictions Credit Virginia Tech Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.