• Georgia Tech and Micron Biomedical have been awarded $2.5 million to advance the development of dissolvable microneedle patches for polio immunization

  • Easy on the eyes: How eyelash length keeps your eyes healthy

  • NFL honors Georgia Tech-Emory team for brain injury detection system

  • Fish use chemical camouflage from diet to hide from predators

  • Study shows how breast cancer cells break free to spread in the body

  • Molecular “hats” allow in vivo activation of disguised signaling peptides

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 bringing 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.

Research Focus Areas


2015 Suddath Symposium Hits Full Speed
Researchers put spotlight on Immunology and ImmunoEngineering
Containing Ebola
Rapid response expert Lee awarded National Science Foundation grant
Easy on the eyes: How eyelash length keeps your eyes healthy
The optimal eyelash length is one-third the width of your eye.


Bioengineering Seminar Series
"Using Molecular Interactions to Control Release Rate and Refilling of Drug Delivery Devices" - Horst von Recum,...
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breakfast Club Seminar
"Recent Advances In MR Neuroimaging and Molecular Imaging" - Xiaoping Hu, PhD - Georgia Tech & Emory University
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminar
"Polymeric Micelles – A Transformative Technology at the Clinical Stage" - Alexander Kabanov, PhD, DrSci -...
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm