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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience

The Petit Institute has revolutionized the term "interdisciplinary research," and has become internationally recognized for its ability to tackle complex research problems by brining engineering and scientists together. It has grown to include 160 faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines, which has played a vital role in building its dynamic culture.

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BME student honored for work on wireless medical monitoring system
Ribose-seq identifies and locates ribonucleotides in genomic DNA
Researchers have developed and tested a new technique that allows them to determine the full profile of...
Modeling Ebola
Experts gather at Georgia Tech for two-day workshop

Events

Tuesday
Feb
10
Breakfast Club Seminar
"Modulation of Peripheral Nerve Conduction and its Application to Metabolic Diseases" - Robert Butera, PhD -...
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday
Feb
10
Bioengineering Seminar Series
"Theoretical and Computational Approaches for Modeling Engineered Cartilage Growth and Optimizing Culture Conditions...
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
Feb
17
Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems Distinguished Lecture
“Integration of Actin Dynamics & Cell Adhesion by a Three-dimensional, Mechanosensitive Molecular Clutch” - Clare M....
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm