• 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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How chiral systems emerged is one of the key questions of origins-of-life research.

Michael Goodisman studies social behavior of yellow jackets.

Student News

Hector Espitia-Navarro, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended his thesis on December 9, 2019.

Hamid Hassanzadeh, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended his thesis on November 20, 2019.

Bioinformatics PhD student Emily Norris defended her thesis on October 23, 2019.