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

  • Fish use chemical camouflage from diet to hide from predators

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • From college classmates to co-owners of a manufacturing startup, Ken Gall & Kurt Jacobus are improving surgery success rates one patient at a time.

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


The Mentor Experience
‘Dynamic duo’ link up in the lab for Project ENGAGES
Thomas Gets Komen Grant
Study will focus on drug delivery for breast cancer patients
3D structure solved for vulnerable region of glaucoma-causing protein
Scientists have determined the three-dimensional structure of a key part of a protein that is associated with...


Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminar
"Polymeric Micelles – A Transformative Technology at the Clinical Stage" - Alexander Kabanov, PhD, DrSci -...
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BioE Day
Second annual event is a showcase for science and opportunity to build community between students and faculty
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Breakfast Club Seminar
"Post-translational Modifications: The Final Frontier of Protein Structure-function Relationships" - Matthew...
8:30 am - 9:30 am