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  • BRAIN Initiative - Craig Forest and Garrett Stanley among part of first wave of NIH funding

  • Platelets modulate clotting behavior by “feeling” their surroundings

    Findings of new study could influence design of medical devices, to help reduce clotting.
  • Havva Keskin and Francesca Storici - New study shows that RNA from within cells of a common yeast can serve as a template for repairing DNA

  • Johnna Temenoff named Co-director of Center for Regenerative Engineering and Medicine

  • Todd Streelman - New study helps explain the genetic basis for the incredible diversity among cichlid fishes and provides new information about vertebrate evolution.

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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Annual biotech open house draws 400 visitors
BRAIN Initiative
Georgia Tech researchers among part of first wave of NIH funding
Biomaterials Day
Student and faculty researchers converge at Georgia Tech for first-time event.

Events

Friday
Oct
31
Neural Engineering Center Seminar
"Softening Polymer Substrates for Chronically Soft Neural Interfaces" - Walter Voit, PhD - University of Texas at...
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday
Nov
6
Bionic Knees and Elephant Nerves: A Frontiers in Science Talk by Max Donelan
Max Donelan, from Simon Fraser University talks about next-gen physiology technology and research on animal nerves.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
Nov
7
UCB - Georgia Tech Day
Georgia Tech undergrads, graduate students and postdocs are invited to a special Open House event at UCB headquarters.
11:30 am - 6:00 pm