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Welcome to the School of Biological Sciences at Georgia Tech. Learn about graduate and undergraduate programs, our research, upcoming events and news — and dive into a new magazine by the College of Sciences.

Recent News

Micrograph of a mucinous ovarian tumor (Photo National Institutes of Health)

The Georgia Tech Integrated Cancer Research Center has combined machine learning with information on blood metabolites to develop a new early diagnostic test that detects ovarian cancer with 93 percent accuracy.


A young participant experiencing virtual reality for the first time at the 2023 Georgia Tech Science and Engineering Day.

The annual Atlanta Science Festival will host over 150 science-themed events across the metro Atlanta area over three weeks this March — here’s how you can be a part of it.


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Ascend, a new career development program for mid-career faculty, launched its cohort for Spring 2024.


Green rhodopsin proteins inside the blue cell walls help these yeast grow faster when exposed to light. Photo: Anthony Burnetti, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Georgia Tech researchers have engineered one of the world’s first yeast cells able to harness energy from light, expanding our understanding of the evolution of this trait — and paving the way for advancements in biofuel production and cellular aging.


Upcoming Events

Feb
25
2024
Please join the Gathering 4 Gardener and the Georgia Tech College of Sciences for a special matinee performance of the international hit play, Truth Values!
Feb
27
2024
Extreme Physiology and the Mechanisms of Adaptation: Lessons from Fish and Mice
Feb
29
2024
Learning to reach for reward - Dissecting the sensorimotor control of target reaches
Mar
05
2024
Physiological interactions among the nervous system, cancer, and treatment
Mar
07
2024
Fish Energetics: From Physiology to Collective Behaviour

Experts in the News

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Spotlight on Research Centers

  • CMDI Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection The Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection (CMDI) is an interdisciplinary collaboration at Georgia Tech seeking to understand the ecology, interactions and evolution of microbes. We are focused on the understanding microbe-microbe and microbe-host interactions that are relevant to human health, ecosystem dynamics and sustainability.
  • CSSB Center for the Study of Systems Biology Recognized by most experts in the field as the future of biology, Systems Biology seeks to understand how complex living systems interact with each other so that we can diagnose and treat disorders such as cancer.
  • ACE Aquatic Chemical Ecology Center At Georgia Tech we have organized a diverse group of ecologists, chemists, sensory biologists, engineers, and quantitative modelers, to focus on chemical cues that many organisms use for to make basic survival decisions.
  • CBID Center for Biologically Inspired Design CBID is an interdisciplinary center for research and development of design solutions that occur in biological processes.
  • CIG Center for Integrative Genomics The Center for Integrative Genomics at Georgia Tech is a virtual affiliation of researchers interested in the application of genome-wide research strategies to diverse biological themes.
  • ICRC Integrated Cancer Research Center The mission of the ICRC is to facilitate integration of the diversity of technological, computational, scientific and medical expertise at Georgia Tech and partner institutions in a coordinated effort to develop improved cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • NanoMAD Center for NanoMAD Our mission is to develop new technologies for detecting, monitoring and controlling self-assembled macromolecular complexes at various levels, including their pathogenic consequences, biological roles and evolutionary origins.

 

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