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Matt Hulver

Matthew W. Hulver, PhD

Director, Fralin Life Sciences Institute

Professor, HNFE

Graduate Program Faculty

Molecular and Cellular Science
Clinical Physiology and Metabolism

Skeletal muscle substrate preference and metabolic flexibility; mechanistic signals for mitochondrial substrate selection; metabolic adaptation to changes in diet and physical activity or inactivity; etiology of skeletal muscle metabolic inflexibility in context of obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes.

  • American Diabetic Association
  • American Society of Nutrition
  • American Physiological Society
  • The Obesity Society
  • United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

2004, Postdoctoral, Physiology, East Carolina University

2001, Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, University of Kansas

1998, M.S., Exercise Science, McDaniel College

1992, B.A., Fitness Management, Marietta College



1037 ILSB
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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