News Archive

2018

Optical Tweezers – The Stuff of Science Fiction

Georgia Tech physicist Jennifer Curtis explains.

Tue, Oct 2, 2018 | Read story
QBioS Welcomes Third Cohort to Georgia Tech

The Quantitative Biosciences Ph.D. is proud to welcome its third cohort to the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 | Read story
Second Year Cohort – Advisors and First Committee Meetings

Our second-year cohort students have all been matched with research advisors. They are assembling their committees and preparing for their first committee meetings, to be held in October 2018.

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 | Read story
Inaugural QBioS Cohort – Thesis Proposal Update

As the QBioS program enters its third year, our first cohort of students are making progress on their doctoral thesis proposals, with a variety of interesting topics.

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 | Read story
Notes from the Director, Fall 2018

We have many exciting plans in place for the year, including expanded, bilingual instructional materials for the ‘Foundations’ course (in MATLAB and Python), a Hands-On Workshop in Quantitative Biosciences in Spring 2019, as well as our first Thesis Dissertation Defense.

Mon, Sep 24, 2018 | Read story
Silica May Have Helped Form Protein Precursors in Prebiotic Earth

Ubiquitous mineral promotes formation of long peptides, study shows.

Wed, Sep 19, 2018 | Read story
Georgia Tech Partners with Atlanta Colleges on Data Science Education

NSF-supported project will help develop data science courses at Agnes Scott, Morehouse, and Spelman Colleges.

Mon, Sep 10, 2018 | Read story
Coffee Leads to Collaboration

Meetings over coffee led two professors to collaborate on research.

Wed, Aug 29, 2018 | Read story
Cycling Antibiotics to Treat Infections

Simulations suggest a way to avoid microbial resistance.

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 | Read story
Can Lessons From Fossils Guide Earth's Future?

Jenny McGuire explains in ScienceMatters, Season 1, Episode 2.

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 | Read story
More Workers Working Might Not Get More Work Done, Ants (and Robots) Show

A new study shows that ants have a lot to teach robots about working in confined spaces.

Wed, Aug 15, 2018 | Read story
Hammer and Kostka Named Distinguished Lecturers

They are among eight selected by the American Society for Microbiology in 2018.

Wed, Aug 1, 2018 | Read story
Previously Overlooked “Coral Ticks” Weaken Degraded Reefs

A previously overlooked predator could be increasing the pressure on endangered coral reefs.

Thu, Jul 26, 2018 | Read story
Simon Sponberg Wins Major Funding to Study Insect Brains

Klingenstein-Simons fellowship will help Simon Sponberg reveal how neural systems organize for sophisticated behaviors like flight.

Thu, Jun 28, 2018 | Read story
Making the Oxygen We Breathe, a Photosynthesis Mechanism Exposed

Life on Earth as we know it never would have existed without oxygen photosynthesis, and researchers have cracked a new part of its code.

Sun, Jun 10, 2018 | Read story

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