News Archive

2017

Want to Beat Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs? Rethink Strep Throat Remedies

It's time to develop alternate drugs against small infections as a strategy to slow the antibiotic resistance crisis, Georgia Tech evolutionary bacteriologists say.

Wed, Dec 27, 2017 | Read story
When Physics Gives Evolution a Leg Up by Breaking One

With no biological program to drive it, physics forces multicellular clusters to reproduce and evolve.

Sun, Nov 26, 2017 | Read story
Joshua Weitz Elected AAAS Fellow

For his contributions to the field of viral ecology, Joshua Weitz has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Mon, Nov 20, 2017 | Read story
Those Giant Pumpkins are a Marvel of Science
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 | Media link
AMP-IT-UP Teachers Participate in Gulf of Mexico Research Expedition

Two Griffin-Spalding County teachers visited the Gulf with ECOGIG to assist with research and collect water samples.

Tue, Oct 31, 2017 | Read story
Toward Personalized Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

The grant will advance efforts to personalize the treatment of cystic fibrosis.

Sun, Oct 29, 2017 | Read story
Rousing Masses to Fight Cancer with Open Source Machine Learning

Sharing is caring in the fight against cancer with this new open source software project to predict cancer drug effectiveness.

Thu, Oct 26, 2017 | Read story
'Y' a Protein Might Matter in Glaucoma

Petit Institute lab of Raquel Lieberman makes groundbreaking discovery

Thu, Oct 19, 2017 | Read story
College of Sciences Researchers Win Grant to Advance Robotic Prostheses

The goal is to make robotic prostheses easier to use by patients.

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 | Read story
Running Roaches, Flapping Moths Create a New Physics of Organisms

Researchers are interested in the strategies creatures have developed to overcome the challenges of moving though their environments.

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 | Read story
Notes from the Director

Reflections at the start of the 2nd year of the QBioS Ph.D

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 | Read story
Foundations of Quantitative Biosciences - New Cornerstone course for the QBioS PhD

Director Weitz developed the new, cornerstone course for the QBioS PhD.

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 | Read story
The Emergent Physics of Animal Locomotion
Wed, Sep 6, 2017 | Media link
You and Some 'Cavemen' Get a Genetic Health Check

Evolution has improved upon the genetic foundations of human health ... but could that have changed?

Wed, Aug 23, 2017 | Read story
Round Two for Quantitative Biosciences

Georgia Tech interdisciplinary graduate program in QBioS welcomes second cohort

Tue, Aug 22, 2017 | Read story

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