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Matthew W. Hulver, PhD

Director, Fralin Life Sciences Institute
  • Professor, HNFE
  • Graduate Program Faculty, HNFE
Matt Hulver
Fralin Life Sciences Institute at Virginia Tech
Steger Hall
1015 Life Science Circle
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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


Graduate Program Tracks:

  • Clinical Physiology and Metabolism
  • Molecular and Cellular Science