John D. Pastor

John Pastor turns big words into little ones, taking the complex and making it understandable. He tells stories about science and the people who make Virginia Tech the No. 23 public research university in the nation. Formerly the communications director for the University of Florida Genetics Institute, the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, and the UF&Shands news division, he became the director of research communications at Virginia Tech in 2012.