The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) appointed 12 Georgia Tech faculty members to Regents Professors and Regents...

Facundo Fernandez is highlighted for work on ambient mass spectrometry

Interdisciplinary researchers discover a new membrane-dissolving toxin that V. cholerae injects into cells, giving science a possible new...

New NIH grant will help Denis Tysgankov unveil the inner workings of ‘zombie’ cells

New leadership appointments will rejuvenate and further strengthen IDEaS to better serve research staff, faculty, and students.

Keck Foundation and Mathers Foundation support work of Georgia Tech researcher Francesca Storici

Faces of Research - Meet Srinivas Aluru

SPRUCE experiment study shows elevated levels of greenhouse gases emerging from carbon-rich peatlands

School of Biological Sciences’ Jeffrey Skolnick and Hongyi Zhou are part of an award-winning NIH effort to create innovative, AI-powered platforms...

Kemp lab uses genome-scale modeling to understand tumor metabolism and predict tumors’ responses to radiation therapy

BME's May Wang leading three of the seven projects in new initiative to improve lives of pediatric patients

The award will go towards investigating the interplay of cellular movement and metabolism in grass stomata – the microscopic breathing valves on...

School of Biological Sciences professor Soojin Yi and her global team have uncovered new findings on the evolution of DNA methylation

School of Biological Sciences Patton Professor Greg Gibson joins Emory colleague in addressing the need for more diverse genetic risk assessments...

Brandon Dixon's research focuses on elucidating and quantifying the molecular aspects that control lymphatic function as they respond to the...

The annual symposium hosted by the Georgia Tech Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience provided a forum to celebrate the legacy of the...

“Theory plus data” guides the Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology; some of its Georgia Tech members share updates on research projects...

In a paper recently published in the journal BME Biology, Jordan and his collaborators work to bridge the pharmacogenomic research gap.

Mark Borodovsky and Nadia Boguslavsky are launching an Endowment for the Prize for Excellence in Bioinformatics.

Two human factors - awareness of the virus and fatigue - are battling to control the path of Covid-19.

Researchers have provided new insights into how RNA can help repair major DNA damage.

When it comes to gas clathrates — collections of water molecules that can trap gas inside a lattice-like crystal structure — science sees them as...

Video recap: Watch Joshua Weitz and Greg Gibson provide updates on Covid-19 projections and coronavirus surveillance testing, with a focus on the...

New research from Center for Chemical Evolution demonstrates experimentally evaluates alternative model to ‘RNA World’ hypothesis, emphasizing...

Kathryn Lanier (PhD Chem 17), Maria Soto-Giron (PhD BI 18), Nseabasi Ufot (Psy 02) are included in a new program designed to recognize the...

An interactive dashboard that estimates Covid-19 incidence at gatherings in the U.S. has added a new feature: the ability to calculate county-level...

The new county-level calculator builds on the team’s interactive state-level tool, which estimates the daily risk that one or more individuals...

NIH-funded program to recruit thousands of participants to reveal impact of physical exercise at the molecular level

Researchers utilize tools and techniques developed in Storici lab to unravel new features of genomic DNA

Genomics, Ancestry and Precision Health in Colombia: Current Actions and Future Perspectives.

Over four years and two degrees at Georgia Tech, Kristine Lacek has seen many sides of research.

Pamela Peralta-Yahya is a part of the collaborative effort to study innovative aerospace concepts.

The presumed immunity of those who have recovered from the coronavirus infection could allow them to substitute for susceptible people.

Volunteer Georgia Tech researchers burn midnight oil to produce important enzymes that make coronavirus test kits work.

Eos article led by Joel Kostka spotlights ten years of advances in genomics, analysis of how ecosystems react to oil spills

New study shows evidence of rapid adaptive human evolution in the Americas

School of Biological Sciences’ research tests widely-held medical hypothesis

New Petit Institute program for core facilities supporting novel experiments

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

Michael Goodisman studies social behavior of yellow jackets.

The 2020 scholars are a diverse cohort whose expertise spans a wide range of majors, notes chemistry professor Raquel Lieberman.

Researchers have found that conventional culture-based lab tests may misdiagnose as many as half of the microbial causes of diarrheal diseases in...

New high-throughput screen revealed hordenine’s activity.

At a center-wide meeting last month, faculty and trainees came together; all members discussed strategic plans for SCMB, and the junior...

NIH supporting Petit Institute/School of Biological Sciences researcher’s research strategy

Corals exude defenses against bacteria associated with bleaching, but warming disadvantages the defense. Conservation offers limited hope.

A new population genetics study shows that Americans with early European or early African ancestry can also have Native American gene groups.

Congratulations to Joshua Lewis (Ph.D.), George Gruenhagen (M.S.), and Prerna Jain (M.S.) who were recognized as the 2019 Outstanding Students in...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant over five years to advance the clinical potential of bacteriophage to treat...

Work by Facundo Fernandez lands on the cover of the Journal of Proteome Research.

Defying expectations, life building blocks spontaneously linked up in an experiment on how prebiotic chemistry took steps toward becoming the...

Work in in the labs of Raquel Lieberman and Robert Dickson lands on JACS cover

Rising temperatures could affect the microbial communities in northern latitude tundra.

Pamela Peralta-Yahya and colleagues urge federal investment in the field.

Those same antibiotics driving the rise in antibiotic resistant bacterial strains could help defeat them if used as part of an informed strategy...

Collaboration between biologist and physicist leads to groundbreaking discovery.

Georgia Tech recognizes his educational innovations in teaching biology.

Scientists from Georgia Tech and Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology receive $750,000 grant for research.

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.

Why the fish-killing anemone spares the clownfish is a scientific mystery that Georgia Tech marine microbiologists are now tackling in fish mucus...

Instinctive behavior may be directly driven be gene regulation, at least researchers were able to match the two up.

An interdisciplinary research team wins funding to study methane clathrates on Earth and on outer moons of the solar system.

An experiment way too bold delivers whopping evidence of the translational system's seminal appearance in evolution.

A new decision support tool could help clinicians choose the right chemotherapy drugs.

How natural can the seawater in a large inland aquarium be? New study at Georgia Aquarium gives scientists a good sign

A new study shows how intercellular communication affects the differentiation of an embryonic stem cell colony over time.

Developing a research career can be tough on family life; flexibility and perseverance pay off.

The winners’ revolutionary discoveries represent a major breakthrough, have saved many lives.

Ubiquitous mineral promotes formation of long peptides, study shows.

They are among eight selected by the American Society for Microbiology in 2018.

Georgia Tech researcher named to MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 List

Researchers have conducted what may be the first study of the aircraft microbiome.

Project consists of three centers, including the Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology at Georgia Tech.

Study shows how bacteria behave differently in humans versus the lab.

Funding designed to develop tools and technologies to support Human Cell Atlas and enable new collaborations among scientists, physicians, and...

Dahlman recognized for excellence in teaching

Georgia Tech’s Frank Stewant and Darren Parris, with Jennifer Jones at Rockdale County High School, are the recipients of the 2018 Education...

Joseph Rabinoff and Matthew Torres have each won the 2018 CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.

Georgia Tech has named Jeffrey Skolnick the recipient of the 2018 Sigma Xi Sustained Research Award.

William Ratcliff is the recipient of the 2018 Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award.

Cholera bacteria in gut of zebrafish induces strong intestinal contractions that eventually expel the gut contents.

New research may guide selection of nanoparticles for transporting therapeutic molecules into cells.

It is show time for the Southeast’s talent in chemical biology – the interdisciplinary field that uses chemistry tools and methods to understand...

Asteroids provide information that could help scientists understand how life originated on Earth.

It's time to develop alternate drugs against small infections as a strategy to slow the antibiotic resistance crisis, Georgia Tech evolutionary...

Georgia Tech being a premier institute for computer science was ideal for someone like Nagar who wanted to work at the interface of biology and...

McDonald’s cancer research gets a boost from Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory

Petit Institute core facility at Georgia Tech adds new equipment and services, allowing researchers to dive deeper

Alex earned his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Georgia Tech in 2012. Within the last year, Alex successfully launched two businesses, where he...

The grant will advance efforts to personalize the treatment of cystic fibrosis.

Sharing is caring in the fight against cancer with this new open source software project to predict cancer drug effectiveness.

Dahlman’s gene therapy lab thrives in its first year

Jordan lab teams with university in Uganda to build research capacity in Africa

Will study metabolic features predictive of tumor response in head and neck cancers

Evolution has improved upon the genetic foundations of human health ... but could that have changed?

The aim of targeted gene-based cancer therapies could be skewed from the start more often than not, a new study shows.

Researchers have improved the sensitivity and detection capability of the widely-used ESI-MS analytical technique.

A new drug design strategy could boost the odds against developing antibiotic resistance.

Jordan lab research probes the safety of revolutionary mitochondrial replacement therapy

New research from Dixon and Vannberg labs illuminate critical role of courier nanoparticles

What can microorganisms teach us about climate change?

Lisa D. Redding is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Academic Advising – Staff Award.

The National Science Foundation creates podcast from Tech research.

Eliminating textbooks in favor of customized websites is win-win for students and faculty.

Researchers have identified biological signatures in pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease to predict whether they will develop complications....

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.

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

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

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

Congratulations to Bioinformatics PhD student, Alli Gombolay!

Congratulations to Shashwat Deepali Nagar (PhD) and Ajay Bharadwaj (MS) who were recognized as the 2021 Outstanding Students in Bioinformatics at...

Transcriptomic Profiling of Human Cells Destined for Therapeutic Applications

Bacteriophages in the Chattahoochee: Novel bioinformatics approaches to characterize viral ecology in freshwater systems

Quantitative Analysis of CHIP-SEQ Signals and Transcriptomes

Functional Epigenomics in Insects using Next-Generation Sequencing Methods

Ribosomal evolution at the intersection of sequence and structure

Genomic and Transcriptomic Characterization of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Topics on Multiresolution Signal Processing and Bayesian Modeling with Applications in Bioinformatics

Congratulations to Devika Singh, who was selected as the 2021 Borodovsky Prize winner!

Michelle Kim, Bioinformatics PhD student, defended her thesis on October 22, 2020.

Congratulations to Alli Gombolay (PhD), Courtney Astore (MS), Sonali Gupta (MS), and Aaron Pfennig (MS) who were recognized as the 2020...

Aroon Chande, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended his thesis on July 30, 2020

Congratulations to Bioinformatics doctoral student, Courtney Astore, who was recently selected for a 2020 Healthcare Information and Management...

Rouyu Tian, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended her thesis on May 7, 2020

Joshua Lewis, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended his thesis on March 20, 2020.

Congratulations to Bioinformatics doctoral student Harris Jeong, who was selected for this year's O'Hara fellowship.

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.

Congratulations to Bioinformatics doctoral student, Alli Gombolay, who was selected for a 2019-20 ARCS Scholar Award Fellowship.

Bioinformatics Graduate Program Welcomes New Students

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.

Georgia Tech’s initiatives in bio-inspired solutions to problems drew this outstanding student to Atlanta.

Researchers at the School of Biological Sciences of Georgia Tech with PhD student Alli Gombolay, Dr. Fredrik Vannberg and Dr. Francesca Storici...

On August 17, 2018, Juliana Soto-Giron presented the oral defense of her PhD thesis, entitled, "From Genomes to Metagenomes: Big Data Analysis of...

Congratulations to Yuanbo Wang (PhD) and Sarthak Sharma (MS) who were recognized as the 2018 Outstanding Students in Bioinformatics at Georgia...

On May 7, 2018, Cai Huang successfully defended his PhD thesis, “k-mer based data structures and heuristics for microbes and cancer.”

Will Overholt is receiving a Ph.D. degree from Georgia Tech’s interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Bioinformatics

On March 14, 2018, Will Overholt successfully defended his PhD Thesis: "The response of marine benthic microbial populations to the Deepwater...

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...

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

"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...