• 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




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Calvin Runnels, advisee of Bioinformatics professor Loren Williams, studies the origins of life.

Lu Wang, PhD Bioinformatics, successfully defended her thesis on November 6, 2017.

Congratulations to Shashwat Nagar (MS) and Will Overholt (PhD), who were recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Students in Bioinformatics at Georgia...

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