• Casting Call for Petit Scholar Mentors

  • SAPH-ire Helps Scientists Prioritize Protein Modification Research

  • NSF supports lab’s cutting edge biomedical research

  • Neuro Design Suite - Newest core facility giving researchers unprecedented access to the brain

  • Seeds of Collaboration - Petit Institute program awards new interdisciplinary research

  • Sharing Knowledge, Building Community - Regenerative Medicine Workshop draws international crowd to Hilton Head

  • 3D structure solved for vulnerable region of glaucoma-causing protein

  • A new collaboration has led to a new non-invasive method to image simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) replication in real-time, in vivo

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 169 faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines, which has played a vital role in building its dynamic culture.

Research Focus Areas


Cancer may not be caused by mutations alone
New research by Georgia Tech scientists underscores importance of gene regulation
Casting Call for Petit Scholar Mentors
Program offers opportunity for key supporting roles in scholarship program
Study: Finding the Origins of Life in a Drying Puddle
Study: Finding the Origins of Life in a Drying Puddle


BioEngineering Expo 2015
Learn about the great research being conducted and talk to PIs about their labs!
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bioengineering Seminar Series
"Multiscale Patient-specific Systems Biology" - Scott L. Diamond, Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breakfast Club Seminar
Hanjoong Jo, Ph.D. - Emory University & Georgia Tech
8:30 am - 9:30 am