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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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Study shows how breast cancer cells break free to spread in the body
A new study has identified how one important gene helps cancer cells break free from the primary tumor.
Prausnitz named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
Mark Prausnitz, a ChBE faculty member, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)....
Molecular “hats” allow in vivo activation of disguised signaling peptides
Using molecular "hats," researchers have developed a way to sneak biomaterials containing the signaling...

Events

Tuesday
Jan
13
Breakfast Club Seminar
"Biomaterials for Immunoengineering" - Julia Babensee, PhD - Georgia Tech
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Thursday
Jan
22
Modeling the Spread and Control of Ebola in West Africa
A rapid response workshop - registration deadline January 14th
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
Jan
29
Bioengineering Seminar Series
"Topics in Reproductive Biomechanics: Transplacental Transport of Glucose and Biomechanics of Breastfeeding" -...
11:00 am - 12:00 pm