• 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




Collaboration between biologist and physicist leads to groundbreaking discovery.

Georgia Tech recognizes his educational innovations in teaching biology.

Scientists from Georgia Tech and Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology receive $750,000 grant for research.

Research on the early detection of ovarian cancer will get a boost from a new award from the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Student News

Congratulations to Alli Gombolay who was selected for the 2019 O'Hara Fellowship

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.