• 99% graduate job placement in Bioinformatics

  • Revolutionary science in over 30 faculty labs

  • The interdisciplinary Bioinformatics PhD program spans six academic units

  • Two degree options: PhD or Professional Master's program

  • First Bioinformatics graduate program in the country


The mission of the Georgia Tech Bioinformatics Graduate Program is to educate and prepare students to reach the forefront of leadership in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology, and to integrate research and education on the use of information technologies in biology and medicine. The program includes an interdisciplinary doctoral (PhD) program spanning a variety of academic departments at Georgia Tech and a Professional Science Masters (MS) program that prepares students for careers in Bioinformatics.

Bioinformatics Program Research Areas




Why the fish-killing anemone spares the clownfish is a scientific mystery that Georgia Tech marine microbiologists are now tackling in fish mucus...

Instinctive behavior may be directly driven be gene regulation, at least researchers were able to match the two up.

An interdisciplinary research team wins funding to study methane clathrates on Earth and on outer moons of the solar system.

An experiment way too bold delivers whopping evidence of the translational system's seminal appearance in evolution.

Student News

Biao Zeng defended his Bioinformatics Ph.D. thesis on October 31, 2018. Degrees were awarded on December 20, 2018.

Bioinformatics student, Shengyun Peng, defended his Ph.D. thesis on November 5, 2018. Degrees were awarded on December 20, 2018.

Bioinformatics student, Nicholas A. Kovacs, defended his Ph.D. thesis on October 22, 2018. Degrees were awarded on December 20, 2018.

Georgia Tech’s initiatives in bio-inspired solutions to problems drew this outstanding student to Atlanta.