• Petit Institute on the Red Carpet. Wide range of personnel honored with Georgia Tech Faculty and Staff Awards

  • Petit Institute’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program

  • Bob Nerem leads the National Academy of Sciences committee to deliver report “Fostering Integrity in Research”

  • Self-Repaired Eyesight

  • Regenerative Medicine Workshop, Part 21

  • 2016 Petit Institute Impact Report

  • Making Sense of the Neural Network

  • More Brainpower for Petit Institute

  • Suddath Symposium gets into the Brain

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.


Cell Manufacturing Seminar
"Towards Personalized Healthcare Engineering: A New Paradigm in Blood Disorder Treatment" - Athanasios (Sakis)...
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Army Science Board Lecture
"U.S. Military Medical Research, Engine of Global Medical Solutions" - MG Lester Martínez-López, M.D. (USA, Ret)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
BioE Day 2017
4th Annual Celebration of BioEngineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm


The Science of Defecation Could Produce Better Medicine for Constipation
All mammals "go" in the same amount of time, and the new findings could lead to medical advances.
Undergraduate Research Mentor Prize Launched in School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
An award to recognize sustained engagement of graduate students and postdoctoral associates as undergraduate...
Exosomes Have a Sense of Urgency
New research from Dixon and Vannberg labs illuminate critical role of courier nanoparticles

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