Welcome to IBB

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The Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) is in the business of creating the next—the next collaborative discovery, the next educational opportunity, the next startup company.

We are an incubator for tackling complex research problems by bringing together engineers, scientists, and clinicians to turn discoveries into game-changing solutions. With 19 research centers, 200+ faculty members, and state-of-the-art core facilities, the possibilities for innovation are limitless.

Project ENGAGES

High school education program that raises awareness to the world of engineering, science, and technology 

Bio Launchpad Seminars

Helps GT entrepreneurs learn how to fund and commercialize their technology

Bioengineering Program

One of the three interdisciplinary graduate programs supported by IBB

Core Facilities

The Petit Institute (IBB) is a unique, interdisciplinary research and educational institute composed of state-of-the-art laboratories and globally recognized academic and research engineers and scientists.

In concert with its affiliated centers and faculty, IBB provides access to more than $400M of combined research tools and laboratories for education and technology transfer.

Researchers are encouraged to take advantage of our shared user laboratories, equipment, and expertise, and we welcome you to explore our facilities and the opportunities supported by our buildings and laboratories.

News

The College of Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Diggle as the director of the Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection (CMDI).  Diggle is a professor in the School of…
A trio of Georgia Tech professors has joined the ranks among the nation’s most distinguished leaders in science, engineering, and innovation, as Marion Usselman, Loren Williams, and Samuel Graham…
Researchers in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University have uncovered something new in one of the most studied organisms on Earth, and their…

Events

Monday
February
6
"Predictive Processing in Cortico-cerebellar Circuits" - Farzaneh Najafi, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Tuesday
February
7
A two-part training seminar on single-cell proteogenomics sequencing.
Wednesday
February
8
A two-part training seminar on single-cell proteogenomics sequencing.
Monday
February
13
"Reconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain (ReHAB): Bi-directional Neuroprostheses for Sensorimotor Functional Restoration" - Bolu Ajiboye, Ph.D. - Case Western Reserve University
Tuesday
February
14
"Coordination and Control with Precise Spike Timing in a Comprehensive Motor Program for Agile Movement" - Simon Sponberg, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech