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Dr. Pedro Márquez-Zacarías
September 30, 2022

NIH-NIGMS blog features Dr. Pedro Márquez-Zacarías
ants forming a raft
September 28, 2022

In water, ants tend to flail and actively repel each other but are drawn together by physics

Cassie Shriver, QBioS PhD Student
September 12, 2022

Graduate students from each of the six College of Sciences schools have received 2022-2023 Herbert P. Haley Fellowships to expand their research — and connect with fellow scientists and mathematicians at conferences and events.

 

2022 QBioS Cohort
September 9, 2022

The interdisciplinary graduate program in Quantitative Biosciences at Georgia Tech is pleased to welcome eight new students to our program.  Our newest cohort began the program in August 2022.

QBioS Summer Share Picture
September 9, 2022

We welcome alumni and friends to consider participating in our Career Seminar series and/or giving in support of ongoing QBioS student activities.

Aaron Pfennig
September 9, 2022

Congratulations to QBioS doctoral student, Aaron Pfennig, who was selected for the inaugural cohort for Georgia Tech's Interdisciplinary Health & Environment Leadership Development Program (IHE-LeaD), including a $2000 fellowship.  

Cassie Shriver
September 8, 2022

Congratulations to QBioS student, Cassie Shriver, who received an ARCS Scholar Award for 2022.  The ARCS Scholar Awards recognize outstanding doctoral students who have a record of past achievement and who show exceptional promise of making a significant contribution to the worldwide advancement of science and technology.

chess
September 1, 2022

Sharing food, science, and community 

Group Collage
September 1, 2022

Congratulations to our seven QBioS doctoral students who were selected for 2020 student awards.

(Left-Right) Will Ratcliff, Ben Seleb, Emma Bingham, Ellen Liu, Siya Xie, Chris Zhang, Cassie Shriver, Zach Mobille
September 1, 2022

The interdisciplinary doctoral program in Quantitative Biosciences welcomes its sixth cohort to Georgia Tech.

Pedro Marquez Zacarias and Daniel Muratore
August 2, 2022

Congratulations to 2022 QBioS graduates, Pedro Marquez Zacarias and Daniel Muratore, selected for Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Santa Fe Institute.

August 1, 2022

Viruses play an important role in shaping human and environmental health. Joshua Weitz, School of Biological Sciences professor and Tom and Marie Patton Chair, has been named a Simons Investigator for his theoretical work on microbial and viral ecology and infectious disease dynamics.

Pawel Golyski and Greg Sawicki (left) with the CAREN (Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment) system at Georgia Tech. 
July 29, 2022

While there has been extensive research into the biomechanics of falls, most current approaches study how the legs, joints, and muscles act separately to respond, rather than as a system.

Closeup of a Brachymeles kadwa (an intermediate lizard species) on a leaf. Credit: Philip Bergmann, Clark University
July 15, 2022

There are species of lizards that have long, snakelike bodies, and limbs so tiny even scientists have wondered about their purpose. Understanding how these hybrid-looking lizards move could provide insight into why an evolutionary transition from lizardlike to snakelike motion occurred.

June 23, 2022

Beam me up, Scotty! Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses less energy and that may be less painful than traditional defibrillation.

QBioS Workshop Group
June 1, 2022

Since 2017, the annual Quantitative Biosciences Hands-On Modeling Workshop has introduced students and faculty of all skill levels and backgrounds to the use of computational modeling in studying biological systems. This summer, attendees and organizers gathered for the workshop in person for the first time since 2019.

Cassie Shriver
June 1, 2022

Congratulations to QBioS doctoral student, Cassie Shriver, who was awarded a Herbert P. Haley Fellowship for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.

Tucker Lancaster
May 20, 2022

Congratulations to QBioS doctoral student, Tucker Lancaster, who was awarded a 2022 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. 

May 3, 2022

Mark E. Hay, Regents' Professor and Teasley Chair in Environmental Biology in the School of Biological Sciences, has been elected a member of both the National Academy of Sciences, as well as the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.