News Archive


Director's Note - Fall 2020

Expanding QBioS leadership, celebrating our community's successes, and avoiding the 'intuition nightmare'

Thu, Sep 24, 2020 | Read story
Specialized Cells or Multicellular Multitaskers? New Study Reshapes Early Economics and Ecology Behind Evolutionary Division of Labor

A new study led by Peter Yunker and Will Ratcliff probes the evolution of multicellular organisms and provides new insight into decades-long theories about early cell specialization and division of labor

Thu, Sep 24, 2020 | Read story
Greg Gibson and Joshua Weitz: Science and Projections for Our Return to Campus

Video recap: Watch Joshua Weitz and Greg Gibson provide updates on Covid-19 projections and coronavirus surveillance testing, with a focus on the return to campus.

Fri, Aug 7, 2020 | Read story
Epidemics Focus, Virtual Format: QBioS Takes Annual “Hands-On Modeling Workshop” Online

Lectures, breakout sessions highlight online seminar on virus modeling

Sun, Jul 26, 2020 | Read story
Georgia Tech Researchers Release County-Level Calculator to Estimate Risk of Covid-19 Exposure at U.S. Events

The new county-level calculator builds on the team’s interactive state-level tool, which estimates the daily risk that one or more individuals infected with Covid-19 are present in U.S. events of various sizes.

Tue, Jul 7, 2020 | Read story
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
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
‘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
Georgia Tech Science Forum Spotlights Coronavirus Outbreak

College of Sciences professor among researchers presenting latest info on virus

Tue, Feb 11, 2020 | Read story


Notes from the Director, Fall 2019

Despite their differences, current QBioS student research strives to inject quantitative models and methods into the core of how we discover new principles underlying the structure and function of living systems.

Thu, Sep 19, 2019 | Read story
Welcome New QBioS Cohort, Fall 2019

The Quantitative Biosciences Ph.D. welcomes its fourth cohort to the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 | Read story
Georgia Tech, Institut Pasteur Receive $2.5 M NIH Grant to Study Phage Therapy

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant over five years to advance the clinical potential of bacteriophage to treat antibiotic-resistant infections.

Thu, Aug 29, 2019 | Read story
Notes from the Director, Spring 2019

Change is a feature of dynamic processes and, indeed, of dynamic programs.

Fri, May 10, 2019 | Read story
Elma Kajtaz: Ph.D. in Quantitative Biosciences, with minor in Electrophysiology

It takes a village to raise a neuroscientist.

Tue, Apr 30, 2019 | Read story