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Summer work experience helped prepare Petit Scholar for cutting edge lab research

For two decades, geneticists have been using computer simulations to reconstruct genes and proteins millions of years old. But do their algorithms really work? A new study says: Yes, and how!

Program offers trainees a wide-angled glimpse of biomedical career options

Eight interdisciplinary teams receive boost for research designed to harness the body’s own potential to heal

Ph.D. student developing novel diagnostic tool for anemia, testing it on himself

A highly interdisciplinary field that blends statistics, computing, algorithms, applied mathematics, and visualization, data science uses automated methods to gather and extract knowledge from very large or complex sets of data.

Graduate research assistant from Sulchek lab recognized among the “best and the brightest”

BME, Petit Institute researchers develop technique for detecting unwanted cells

Program provides undergraduate bio-students with yearlong, deep dive into research

Magazine Popular Science has honored Georgia Tech biologist Will Ratcliff on its annual list of “the 10 most innovative young minds in science and technology."


In the News

Research from Tom Barker demonstrates how cell-sized particles could help with blood clotting in the face of donor shortages.
Petit Institute researcher delivers stirring speech to close inspiring conference for young STEM researchers.
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David Hu measured the eyelashes of mammals to find the ideal length for diverting airflow around the eye and reducing evaporation.
David Hu uses science to help people with a debilitating fear of snakes
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Dan Goldman’s research on a sandfish lizards uses resistance force theory, developed decades ago, to explain how some micro-organisms move
Guillermo Amador, trainee from David Hu lab, finds that eyelashes should not be longer than of a third of your eye width to do what they're supposed to do.
Hands-on lab experience and mentorship are key to Project ENGAGES efforts to expose students under-represented in STEM fields to the possibilities of the STEM world
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Research from David Hu shows how socially dependent ants, who rely on their entire colony to survive, literally stick together to overcome otherwise impossible odds