• 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

Welcome

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

 

 

News

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

The Center for the Origin of Life (COOL) will explore the origins and evolution of life on Earth.

Research from BME/Petit Institute Denis Tsygankov brings new understanding to genetic vascular disease

An evolutionary enigma may have just been cracked: Explaining how the helix of RNA and DNA evolved.

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.