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What’s in a name? A lot, actually. For the scientific community, names and labels help organize the world’s organisms so they can be identified,…
From Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's to cardiac arrhythmia, amyloids are linked to a number of diseases. These aggregates of proteins form in the body…
For over three decades, a highly accurate early diagnostic test for ovarian cancer has eluded physicians. Now, scientists in the Georgia Tech…
The advent of whole genome sequencing technology has prompted an explosion in research into how genetics are associated with disease risk. But the…
Gigatons of greenhouse gas are trapped under the seafloor, and that’s a good thing. Around the coasts of the continents, where slopes sink down into…
A newly funded research project might one day lead to the development of a pill or capsule able to boost the effectiveness of traditional vaccines…
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) have received funding to study the concept of using modified strains of probiotic…
It is valuable and rare to have someone care to invest their time and invest in you early in your career. Breanna Shi, a Ph.D. student in…
Three of 12 projects that received funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Using the Rules of Life to Address Societal Challenges…
Congratulations to Lava Rishishwar (MSBINF 2012, PhD BINF 2016), and Jasreet Hundal (MSBINF 2009) who were named to the "40 under 40" class of 2023!…
Each fall, the Bioinformatics graduate hosts a Career Mentoring event, primarily for the MS program students.  First year students learn about…
A multidisciplinary team led by Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) researchers has received $14.7 million in funding from the Defense…
 There are times when John McDonald, emeritus professor in the School of Biological Sciences and founding director of Georgia Tech’s Integrated…
Across the planet, many people are living better and longer, as humans continue to experience a substantial overall decrease in mortality.…
Proteins have been around a lot longer than we have – as building blocks of biological evolution, our existence depends on them. And now, researchers…
Ryan Lawler realized early on in her academic career that a scientist with a great idea can potentially change the world.“But I didn’t realize the…
Most biological research is grounded in DNA sequencing, a way to determine the order of organic molecules in DNA. The process is typically conducted…
John McDonald, emeritus professor in the School of Biological Sciences and founding director of Georgia Tech’s Integrated Cancer Research Center, has…
Though it is a cornerstone of virtually every process that occurs in living organisms, the proper folding and transport of biological proteins is a…
Thanks to better diagnostics, therapeutics, and care, the overall cancer mortality rate has plummeted in the past 20 years. But cancer survival…

Student News

Each year, the Georgia Tech Bioinformatics Graduate Program recognizes outstanding students at the PhD and MS levels. Each…
Computational analysis of gene expression in the teleost forebrain and the cellular basis of a social behavior
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Analysis and design of multi-modal clinical and genomic risk scores for disease prediction using machine learning  In…
Expanding the Bioinformatics Toolbox for Diversity and Taxonomic Studies of Microbial Eukaryotic Pathogens
  In…
Breanna Shi secured funding, co-organized, and instructed a Math and Computer Science symposium on the topic of "…
A holistic approach to improving ovarian cancer detection and management In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the…
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the School of…
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of 
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the…
Juan C. Castro
 
Defends his thesis:
Probing genomic, metabolic, and phenotypic evolution in microbes using…
Congratulations to Ujani, a 2nd-year Ph.D. student working with Dr. Joseph Lachance. She was selected for a Graduate Student…
5/05/2023
Congratulations to Paramita Chatterjee from the Gibson lab for receiving one of three $1,000 Technologist Abstract Awards…
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) recently awarded Georgia Tech Bioinformatics Graduate Program Ph.D. student Breanna…
12/12/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics in the School of…
12/12/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of 
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the…
12/12/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the School of…
11/11/2022
Kara Keun Lee Defends her thesis:
Genetic, molecular, and environmental effects on survival outcomes and disparities…
11/11/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the School of…
6/06/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the School of…
6/06/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the School of…
7/07/2022
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics
in the School of…
4/04/2022