A medical device designed to assist in the diagnosis and early treatment of a painful, disfiguring side effect of cancer treatment, developed in the lab of Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience researcher Brandon Dixon, is closer to commercialization thanks to venture funding from the
The morning after April Fools Day, it still felt surreal to Mohamad Ali Najia, the former Petit Undergraduate Research Scholar whose Team OculoStaple took second place in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s InVenture Prize competition the night before.
If you’re a young scientific researcher looking for motivation, you could do a lot worse than meeting a Nobel Laureate and picking his brain. But what if you could meet a whole bunch of them?
It isn’t every day that the entire C-Suite of a major multinational biopharmaceutical company comes to visit, all at once. But that’s what happened March 24, 2015 when the UCB Executive Committee Meeting came to the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.
Right around 1:40 on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 10, President Barack Obama walked onto the risers in McCamish Pavilion to address a capacity crowd of Georgia Tech faculty, staff and students.
A team with technology that could help monitor the condition of cats and dogs with diabetes won Georgia Tech’s 2015 Startup Competition ($15,000, plus the Edison Prize: a $15,000 convertible note).
Year after year, the two professors do the same thing for spring break. They head south.
Former Petit Scholar mentor Yogi Patel developed the technology and Team Bioletics developed a sense of direction that led them all the way to first place in the 2015 Georgia Institute of Technology Startup Competition, Monday night (March 9) at the Scheller College of Business.
The summer of 2014 may always be remembered as the summer of the Ice Bucket Challenges, a viral sensation that helped raise awareness of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Georgia Institute of Technology researcher Ajit Yoganathan was recognized recently in his native country’s press for a rare honor.
A collaborative effort between investigators at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology has led to the development of a non-invasive method to image simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) replication in real-time, in vi
Every year in Atlanta, around the time winter is dragging out its transition into spring, some of the world’s top researchers gather at the Parker H.
The Georgia Institute of Technology will be well represented when the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) gathers for its 2015 Annual Event, March 15-17, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.
Ajit Yoganathan, who helped start, cultivate and grow one of the nation’s leading biomedical engineering departments here at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional honors a
The reality of war is as grim today as it ever was: soldiers put themselves in harm’s way with predictable results. What’s changed is, the predictions are better than they used to be. So thanks to advances in emergency, in-theater medicine, the U.S.
It’s a widespread practice among Chinese students to assume an English name as they start learning the language. When it was Yichen Wang’s turn to pick a new alter ego, he chose what he considered the road less traveled by, a route that has served him well in his education.
The six teams competing to win the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize share a common desire to improve our lives.
Their inventions include a surgical device to correct drooping eyelids, an interactive tool to learn Braille and a way to make the perfect cup of coffee.
Let’s say you’re a graduate student working toward a Ph.D. in bioengineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. You’ve got a solid background in the sciences. You’re studying at one of the world’s top ranked engineering institutions.
College of Engineering faculty members Deepak Divan, Vigor Yang and Ajit P. Yoganathan were recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
Georgia Tech researchers, working with colleagues in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), are pleased to announce the release of a new version of a genome annotation system capable of analyzing more than 2,000prokaryotic genomes per day, helping researchers accelerate prokary