Welcome to IBB

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

Neuroblastoma is a terrifying word for parents of young kids. This solid tumor cancer develops in the nerve tissue, primarily affects infants, and typically comes with a grim prognosis. “There is a…
Along with the Georgia Tech faculty tapped and reappointed as Regents’ Professors and Researchers at the Aug. 9 University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents meeting were five Georgia Tech…
Cancer spreads via circulating tumor cells (CTCs) that travel through the blood to other organs, and they are nearly impossible to track. Now, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have…

Events

Wednesday
August
24
Held the 4th Wednesday of every month. Members and guests from any Keiretsu Forum are welcome to attend.
Monday
September
12
"Motor Cortex Circuits for Movement Control and Learning" - Takaki Komiyama, Ph.D. - University of California, San Diego
Tuesday
September
13
"Interfacial Chemical Properties in Polymer Biomimetic Materials & Hair" - Michelle Gaines, Ph.D. - Spelman College
Friday
September
16
Organized by Georgia Tech's Student Chapter of the Society for Biomaterials
Monday
September
19
"Emergent Computation and Learning from Assemblies of Neurons" - Santosh Vempala, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech