• 100% 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 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




Several of our PhD graduates have gone on to careers in academia. The most recent is Jianrong Wang, BINF 2012.

Joel Kostka continue to study the largest accidental oil spill in U.S. history.

A dynamic model for microbial populations in healthy lakes could help scientists understand what’s wrong with sick lakes.

A new study shows the diversity and resourcefulness of Vibrio cholerae, the organism behind the disease cholera.

Student News

Researchers have developed a new informatics technology that analyzes existing data repositories of protein modifications and 3D protein structures...

Juan Gallo, a visiting doctoral student from Colombia, was selected as one of the 10 winners of MIT Technological Reviews Innovators Under 35...

Bioinformatics PhD Student Shiyuyun (Gena) Tang was selected for a $1500 travel award at the Georgia Tech Career, Research, and Innovation...

"Studies in MicroRNA Function and Gene Dysregulation in Ovarian Cancer"