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2021

Announcing Second Annual QBioS Student Seminar Series

Schedule for Spring 2021 QBioS Student Seminar Series

Tue, Feb 2, 2021 | Read story
Snake Micro Scales Reveal Secrets of Sidewinding and Slithering

The mesmerizing flow of a sidewinder moving across desert sands has captivated biologists for centuries, but questions remained about how the snakes produce their unique motion.

Mon, Feb 1, 2021 | Read story
Suddath Symposium Showcases Latest Research in Origins and Early Evolution of Life

The annual symposium hosted by the Georgia Tech Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience provided a forum to celebrate the legacy of the NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution, which has been headquartered at Georgia Tech for the past 10 years.

Mon, Feb 1, 2021 | Read story
How do Wombats Poop Cubes?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021 | Media link
Remembering Bridgette A. Barry, Professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Colleagues and friends honor the remarkable life and work of Bridgette A. Barry, a renowned professor of biochemistry and biophysics in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, who also a longtime member of the Parker H. Petit Institute.

Wed, Jan 27, 2021 | Read story
Theory Plus Data, Across Disciplines: What’s New in the Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology

“Theory plus data” guides the Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology; some of its Georgia Tech members share updates on research projects and the 3rd Annual SCMB Symposium

Tue, Jan 5, 2021 | Read story
Survival of the Smallest: Georgia Tech Researchers Uncover Unequal Effects of Human Activity on Mammals

Assistant professor Jenny McGuire and post-doctoral fellow Silvia Pineda-Munoz use fossil records to uncover the effects of human activity on mammal habitat selection.

Mon, Jan 4, 2021 | Read story

2020

Spontaneous Robot Dances Highlight a New Kind of Order in Active Matter

Researchers have proposed a new principle by which active matter systems can spontaneously order, without need for higher level instructions.

Thu, Dec 31, 2020 | Read story
Exploring Oceans on Earth and Beyond: Reinhard Looks to the Skies and Seas

Chris Reinhard wins NASA funding for new agency astrobiology push and co-authors a new Nature Geoscience paper on Earth’s oceanic “biological pump”

Thu, Dec 17, 2020 | Read story
2020 QBioS Student Awards

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

Wed, Dec 9, 2020 | Read story
The Tension Between Awareness and Fatigue Shapes Covid-19 Spread

Two human factors - awareness of the virus and fatigue - are battling to control the path of Covid-19.

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 | Read story
Notes from the Director, 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
Flavio Fenton Joins ECE's Anna Holcomb as 2020-2021 Governor’s Teaching Fellow

School of Physics professor will work on classroom-related research project through fellowship

Fri, Sep 18, 2020 | Read story
Welcome New QBioS Cohort 2020

The interdisciplinary doctoral program in Quantitative Biosciences welcomes its fifth cohort to the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Fri, Sep 4, 2020 | Read story

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