Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Computational biology and bioinformatics are areas that are becoming of increasing importance for all areas of modern biology. Research interests of bioinformaticists in the School include DNA and protein sequence analysis, comparative genomic analysis, systems analysis and structure analysis, and prediction.

Faculty in this focus area

  • Mark Borodovsky
    Mark Borodovsky
    Regents' Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Sam Brown
    Sam Brown
  • Leonid Bunimovich
    Leonid Bunimovich
    Regents' Professor of Mathematics
  • Yuhong Fan
    Yuhong Fan
    Associate Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Scholar
  • Greg Gibson
    Greg Gibson
    Regents Professor, Tom and Marie Patton Chair in Biological Sciences, Director of the Center for Integrative Genomics, and member of the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
  • Brian Hammer
    Brian Hammer
    Associate Professor
  • King Jordan
    King Jordan
    Professor and Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program
  • Kostas Konstantinidis
    Kostas Konstantinidis
    Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Joel Kostka
    Joel Kostka
    Professor and Associate Chair of Research
  • Joe Lachance
    Joe Lachance
    Associate Professor and Director, GAANN Training Grant
  • John McDonald
    John McDonald
  • Patrick McGrath
    Patrick McGrath
    Associate Professor
  • William Ratcliff
    William Ratcliff
    Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Quantitative Biosciences
  • Jeffrey Skolnick
    Jeffrey Skolnick
    Regents' Professor; Mary and Maisie Gibson Chair & GRA Eminent Scholar in Computational Systems Biology
  • Alberto Stolfi
    Alberto Stolfi
    Assistant Professor
  • Francesca Storici
    Francesca Storici
    Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Education
  • Matthew Torres
    Matthew Torres
    Associate Professor
  • Eberhard Voit
    Eberhard Voit
    Professor, David D. Flanagan Chair, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Systems Biology
  • Emily Weigel
    Emily Weigel
    Senior Academic Professional
  • Joshua Weitz
    Joshua Weitz
    Professor and Tom and Marie Patton Chair in Biological Sciences, Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Quantitative Biosciences, and Blaise Pascal International Chair of Excellence at the Ecole Normale Superieure