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Luis Miguel Rodriguez-Rojas graduated with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics with a minor in Biomedical Engineering.


Georgia Tech is advancing health informatics in ways that will affect the future of health care.


A new testing methodology could accelerate the diagnosis of foodborne bacterial outbreaks.


The ocean's dead zones teem with microbes, studies show. Frank Stewart explains the research.


Joshua Weitz explains study suggesting a link between viruses in our gut and our health.


Eye-popping reduction of tumors achieved with help of siRNA inside targeted delivery gel.


Integrated Cancer Research Center developing new weapons for war on cancer


Joseph Lachance’s Georgia Tech group is one of 74 contributors worldwide


Autoimmunity can contribute to heart disease, diabetes and Crohn's disease. Georgia Tech has been awarded a $2.3 million NIH grant to employ...

For two decades, geneticists have been using computer simulations to reconstruct genes and proteins millions of years old. But do their algorithms...

Professor Jeffrey Skolnick is leveraging big data and high-performance computing to find new uses for existing drug compounds. He is shown in the...

Interdisciplinary graduate program has nearly perfect job-placement record


In collaboration with Georgia Tech, NCBI has developed a new approach to genome annotation that combines alignment based methods with methods of...

New book by Eberhard Voit breaks breaks down complex science for the general reader


Goodman, Hud, and Tsukruk named as Regents' Professor, Harter named as Regents' Researcher


Working memory disturbances wreck the mental coherence of schizophrenia sufferers, yet treatments for it are very limited. Biomedical engineers...

CSE Chair David Bader Attends the White House’s NSCI Anniversary Meeting to Discuss the Country’s HPC Strategic Plan.


Do genetic regulators guide survival strategies in hard times? A tiny mutation in a roundworm says they may well.


Georgia Tech announces the new Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Data Engineering and Science, formed to unite researchers across Georgia...

Bioinformatics Program Director King Jordan Receives Fulbright Award To Assist Capacity Building

Researchers have restored chemotherapy sensitivity in vitro to a line of human pancreatic cancer cells that had developed resistance.


A nanoparticle commonly used in food and other products can have subtle effects on the activity of genes expressing enzymes that address oxidative...

Dixon-Vannberg research supported by Petit Institute Interdisciplinary Seed Grant


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.


Bioinformatics faculty member Nick Hud explores whether perhaps chemistry played a more instrumental role in the origins of life than scientists...

Lachance Lab receives NIH funding to study the genetics of prostate cancer in African men


Researchers have described microbial communities found in shower hoses at a major U.S. hospital.


The Torres lab has been awarded a four year, $1.2 million grant by the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences


In their quest to understand the origins of life, scientists have been able to produce small molecules by modeling chemical reactions that could have...
Aelan Cell Technologies announced on January 13, 2016, the appointment of King Jordan, Ph.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Jordan is an...

A new study has produced a set of biomarkers that may enable development of an accurate ovarian cancer screening test.


Georgia Tech researchers develop portable pattern recognition pipeline


This discovery was spearheaded by a team of computational biologists, led by Dr. King Jordan, Associate Professor and Director of the Bioinformatics...
By swapping ancient genes into modern E. coli, scientists hope to tease out the rules of evolution.

New research by Georgia Tech scientists underscores importance of gene regulation


Cycles of wet and dry conditions may have driven the type of chemical reactions that scientists believe were critical to the formation of life on...

With NSF and NASA funding, Nick Hud and team are homing in on how chain-like chemicals called polymers first came together and evolved.
Please join us for the next meeting of the Atlanta Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). This spring's...
The Georgia Institute of Technology hosted a two-day workshop, "Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in West Africa," with more than...

Bioinformatics Professor Selected for Sigma Xi Honor


Tech professor’s biodefense influence keeps growing


Nick Hud and a team at the Center for Chemical Evolution (CCE) are are homing in on how chain-like chemicals called polymers first came together and...
Joshua Weitz uses mathematical and physical models to study the changing abundances and traits of natural populations.

May Dongmei Wang, Ph.D. Representing North America in The International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS).


Congratulations to Dr. Greg Gibson for being awarded a T32 training grant from the National Institute of General Medical Science


New sequencing machine in Vannberg lab speeds up the pace of research and analysis.


A study of 338 patients with coronary artery disease has identified a gene expression profile associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular...

Co-evolution in species may reverse traditional predator-prey population cycles, creating the appearance that prey are eating the predators.


Researchers have shown that a process called DNA methylation can shield duplicate genes from being removed from the genome during natural...

Jeff Skolnick awarded for fostering excellence in scientific research


A professor at Georgia Tech has designed software that combines biological data on the pandemic with demographic data of the at-risk population so...

New Scholar awards provide support for new investigators to help establish their labs.


Ovarian cancer research indicates that cells undergo genetic changes while spreading.


Researchers have shown that temporal niches are important to maintaining biodiversity in natural systems.


Eric Gaucher, associate professor in Georgia Tech's School of Biology, was named as one of 14 young faculty from seven nations to receive an early...

Scientists Turn Back the Clock on Adult Stem Cells Aging


U.S. and Chinese researchers have designed a multiple-compartment gel capsule that could simultaneously deliver drugs of different types.

Student News

"Population Genomics of Human Polymorphic Transposable Elements"


“Bioinformatic Tools for Testing Microbial Ecology Theory in Natural Environments through Metagenomics”


"Scalable Mapping-Free Algorithms and K-MER Data Structures for Genomic Analysis"


“Improving Algorithms of Gene Prediction in Prokaryotic Genomes, Metagenomes, and Eukaryotic Transcriptomes”


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"


The Georgia Institute of Technology topped Business Insider’s list of smartest public colleges in America.

Detection and Characterization of Gene-Fusions in Breast and Ovarian Cancer using High-Throughput Sequencing


PhD student Shiyuyun "Gena" Tang's poster was entitled, "Identification of Protein Coding Regions in RNA Transcripts."


Audano was one of four students selected for an NIH Predoctoral Training Grant awarded to Georgia Tech.


Lavanya Rishishwar, a Doctoral student in Bioinformatics, was featured in "Los 2 Orillas" for his work in Colombia during Summer 2014.

Computational Analysis of Gene Expression in Complex Disease


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) seeks proposals that investigate leading edge approaches to enable revolutionary advances in...
The Women in Bio Atlanta Chapter is launching MAPs or (Mentors, Advisors, Peers) Groups. MAPs are informal meetings of 6-10 women who have an...