• 99% graduate job placement in Bioinformatics

  • Revolutionary science in over 30 faculty labs

  • The interdisciplinary Bioinformatics PhD program spans six academic units

  • Two degree options: PhD or Professional Master's program

  • First Bioinformatics graduate program in the country


The mission of the Georgia Tech Bioinformatics Graduate Program is to educate and prepare students to reach the forefront of leadership in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology, and to integrate research and education on the use of information technologies in biology and medicine. The program includes an interdisciplinary doctoral (PhD) program spanning a variety of academic departments at Georgia Tech and a Professional Science Masters (MS) program that prepares students for careers in Bioinformatics.

Bioinformatics Program Research Areas




John F. McDonald and his research team have created a ‘multi-algorithm’ machine learning approach to boost accuracy in predicting drug responses...

Researchers have developed a concept that would make Martian rocket fuel, on Mars, that could be used to launch future astronauts back to Earth...

A new AI-based “decision prioritization tool” combines data on protein pathways with common Covid-19 side effects and known patient comorbidities...

The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) appointed 12 Georgia Tech faculty members to Regents Professors and Regents...

Student News

Congratulations to Bioinformatics PhD student, Alli Gombolay!

Congratulations to Shashwat Deepali Nagar (PhD) and Ajay Bharadwaj (MS) who were recognized as the 2021 Outstanding Students in Bioinformatics at...

Transcriptomic Profiling of Human Cells Destined for Therapeutic Applications

Bacteriophages in the Chattahoochee: Novel bioinformatics approaches to characterize viral ecology in freshwater systems