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A high magnification micrograph of "cryptitis" in a case of Crohn's disease, colorized with an H&E stain and enhanced with post-processing. (Courtesy Wikimedia author Nephron)

School of Biological Sciences Patton Professor Greg Gibson joins Emory colleague in addressing the need for more diverse genetic risk assessments — conducting the largest genome sequencing yet for African-Americans with IBD and Crohn's disease.


Vinayak Agarwal

Honor helps School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences assistant professor keep studying marine natural products while developing related new curricula for undergraduates


SURE Internships attracts qualified under-represented minority and women students into graduate school in the fields of engineering and science.

On and off Georgia Tech’s campus, there are countless opportunities for undergraduate students to gain practical skills, connections with industry leaders, and hands-on experience through research and internship opportunities.


Microstructure of snake belly scales

The mesmerizing flow of a sidewinder moving across desert sands has captivated biologists for centuries, but questions remained about how the snakes produce their unique motion.


Upcoming Events

Mar
01
2021
Join NOVID app founder and Carnegie Mellon professor Po-Shen Loh for a special virtual talk exploring the math and science behind NOVID, which goes beyond contact tracing to notify users before they may be exposed to Covid-19.
Mar
11
2021
Biological Sciences Seminar by Carey Nadell, Ph.D.
Mar
13 to 27
2021
The Atlanta Science Festival returns March 13-27, 2021 with 80+ virtual, self-guided, and outdoor events for curious kids and adults.
Mar
15
2021
Georgia Tech is proud to honor the legacy of a great alumnus and civic leader, former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. The Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage shines a light on those around the world who bravely act to improve the human condition.

Spotlight

  • Faculty
    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.
  • Faculty
    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.
  • Faculty
    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.
  • Faculty
    CBID
    Center for Biologically Inspired Design
    CBID is an interdisciplinary center for research and development of design solutions that occur in biological processes.
  • Faculty
    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.
  • Gradiate
    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.
  • Faculty
    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.