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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 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.

Events

Monday
Jan
23
GT Neuro Seminar Series
"Principles of Motor Control" - Hillel Chiel, Ph.D. - Case Western Reserve University
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
Jan
30
GT Neuro Seminar Series
"Neural Dynamics of the Primate Attention Network" - Sabine Kastner, M.D., Ph.D. - Princeton University
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
Jan
31
Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminar
"Novel Technology Development Grants from the National Cancer Institute" - Tony Dickherber, Ph.D. - National...
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

News

Biophysics Plays Key Role in Immune System Signaling, Response
Understanding the biophysical cues provided by pathogenic particles may help fine tune vaccines.
Innovative Solutions for Clinical Needs
Emory interventional radiologists collaborating with Georgia Tech Capstone students
Buzzing the Vagus Nerve Just Right to Fight Inflammatory Disease
An electric buzz to the vagus can fight chronic inflammation -- this fine-tune makes it even better.

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