• 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




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Student News

Rouyu Tian, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended her thesis on May 7, 2020

Joshua Lewis, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended his thesis on March 20, 2020.

Congratulations to Bioinformatics doctoral student Harris Jeong, who was selected for this year's O'Hara fellowship.

Hector Espitia-Navarro, Bioinformatics PhD Student, defended his thesis on December 9, 2019.