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About Center for Bioelectronics

The Center for Bioelectronics opened its doors in 2021 to build an interdisciplinary biomedical research community within Old Dominion University and our partner institutions by conducting leading-edge biomedical research, innovating the next generation of health diagnostics and therapeutics, and educating tomorrow's leaders and innovators. Located in Norfolk, Virginia the Center for Bioelectronics offers an interdisciplinary environment for conducting cutting edge biomedical research.

The Center for Bioelectronics was built to foster a collaborative environment where groundbreaking and transformative research emerge from the joint efforts of engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, health scientists and access to the state-of-the-art core facilities.


Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics
Old Dominon University
Norfolk, VA

The Center for Educational Partnerships
Old Dominon University
Norfolk, VA

Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Old Dominon University
Norfolk, VA

Center for High Impact Practices
Old Dominon University
Norfolk, VA

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

University of Southern Florida
Tampa, Fl

We develop biomedical systems to improve global health challenges through innovations in nanomaterials, biosensors and bioelectronics design, and advanced nanofabrication technologies for probing complex biological systems that are critical to diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, infectious diseases, neural injury, wound healing, etc; and advancing biosensors and bioelectronics with machine learning. Not only does the Center work with member insitutions, but we engage in active collaborations with other institutions.


IRP Building II, Suite 300
4211 Monarch Way
Norfolk, VA 23508

From the North

Take I-95 south toward Richmond; Take the left exit 84A onto I-295 S, following signs for "Norfolk/Virginia Beach"; Remain on 295 for approximately 14 miles, then exit at 28A (I-64 E); Stay on I-64 E for approximately 75 miles until you reach exit 276, VA-406/NAVAL BASE/TERMINAL BLVD; Once on the exit ramp, stay right as it splits. Once on I-564, stay right again, following the first exit for Terminal Blvd; Continue straight through two traffic lights, and at the third light, turn left onto Hampton Blvd; Follow Hampton Blvd. to 43rd St. (approximately 3 miles); Turn left on 43rd St; Turn right on Monarch Way; IRP@ODU will be on your right.

From the South

Take I-85 north or I-95 north to Route 58 east; Follow 58 east to I-264 east toward Portsmouth/Norfolk; Go through Downtown Tunnel and follow signs to St. Paul's Blvd; Make a right onto St. Paul's Blvd; At the third light, make a left onto Brambleton Ave; Follow Brambleton Ave. until you see signs for Hampton Blvd./ODU; Stay right onto Hampton Blvd; Follow Hampton Blvd. to 43rd St. (approximately 3 miles); Turn right on 43rd St; Turn right on Monarch Way; IRP@ODU will be on your right.


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