News Archive


Director's Note - Spring 2020

Quantitative reasoning given uncertainty is precisely the kind of approach necessary to understand how complex systems work.

Mon, Jun 1, 2020 | Read story
Study Shows Hydroxychloroquine's Harmful Effects on Heart Rhythm

Drug creates serious disturbances in the electrical signals that govern heartbeat.

Mon, Jun 1, 2020 | Read story
A Problematic Pathogen Develops Antibiotic Tolerance — Without Previous Exposure

A study led by The Diggle Lab found that the opportunistic pathogen "Pseudomonas aeruginosa" can quickly evolve in a synthetic media that mimics cystic fibrosis sputum, to develop tolerance and resistance to certain antibiotics.

Wed, May 27, 2020 | Read story
Cavity-causing Bacteria Assemble an Army of Protective Microbes on Human Teeth

Examining bacteria growing on toddlers’ teeth, Marvin Whiteley and a team from the University of Pennsylvania found microbes’ spatial organization is crucial to how they cause tooth decay.

Thu, May 21, 2020 | Read story
Planetary Exploration Rover Avoids Sand Traps with “Rear Rotator Pedaling”

Using the Mini Rover, researchers have studied locomotion techniques that could help future rovers work on granular lunar and planetary surfaces.

Wed, May 13, 2020 | Read story
‘An Ardent Advocate’: Joshua Weitz Named Georgia Tech Faculty of the Year by Graduate Student Government Association

School of Biological Sciences researcher presented with Faculty of the Year Award by Graduate SGA for student fee equity efforts

Fri, May 8, 2020 | Read story
Immunity of Recovered COVID-19 Patients Could Cut Risk of Expanding Economic Activity

The presumed immunity of those who have recovered from the coronavirus infection could allow them to substitute for susceptible people.

Thu, May 7, 2020 | Read story
Sarah Sundius Wins 2020 NDSEG Fellowship

Sarah Sundius was selected for a 2020 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award.

Mon, May 4, 2020 | Read story
Kelimar Diaz Cruz Selected for Goizueta Fellowship

Congratulations to QBioS doctoral student, Kelimar Diaz Cruz, for winning a 2020 Goizueta Fellowship.

Fri, Apr 24, 2020 | Read story
Georgia Tech Produces Key Components for Governor’s Coronavirus Test Initiative

Volunteer Georgia Tech researchers burn midnight oil to produce important enzymes that make coronavirus test kits work.

Wed, Apr 22, 2020 | Read story
Deepwater Horizon and the Rise of the Omics: A Decade of Breakthroughs in Microbial Science

Eos article led by Joel Kostka spotlights ten years of advances in genomics, analysis of how ecosystems react to oil spills

Tue, Mar 31, 2020 | Read story
QBioS Seminar Series Inaugurated

The QBioS graduate program starts a new seminar series

Tue, Feb 18, 2020 | Read story
Yao Yao Selected as Sloan Fellow for 2020

Professor Yao Yao has been selected as a 2020 Sloan Fellow.

Mon, Feb 17, 2020 | Read story
Jenny McGuire, Lutz Warnke Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Junior faculty will use funds to advance studies in paleoecology and biodiversity, combinatorics and random graph theory

Tue, Feb 11, 2020 | Read story
Georgia Tech Science Forum Spotlights Coronavirus Outbreak

College of Sciences professor among researchers presenting latest info on virus

Tue, Feb 11, 2020 | Read story