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Nabojeet Das (right) and Zoey
First-year biology major wins quiz 8 of ScienceMatters Season 3.
Lewis Wheaton
The scientist aims to represent Smyrna Ward 7 with the same innovative approach to research.
Pamela Peralta-Yahya with Ph.D. student Emily Yasi and research associate Widianti Sugianto (Photo by Renay San Miguel)
New high-throughput screen revealed hordenine’s activity.
JC Gumbart, associate professor in the School of Physics.
JC Gumbart explains the power of molecular simulations in ScienceMatters Season 3 Episode 9.
Award-winning undergraduate researchers Kelsey Walker (left) and Peace Olaniran
Mentees of Nasrin Hooshmand win awards in scientific meetings.

Events

Dec
09 to 13
2019
Researchers from Israel, France, and US will gather to train young researchers in the newest developments in the field of Harmonic Analysis.
May
03 to 07
2020
Georgia Tech hosts annual international meeting on color-changing materials and devices.

College of Sciences in the News

  • Alternative Earths – Secrets of Sustaining Life

    For much of its existence, Earth has been inhabited. But if researchers remotely analyzed the atmosphere of that young Earth, they might have missed the evidence for life....In a 2017 paper led by Chris Reinhard at Georgia Tech, the Alternative Earths team flagged the danger of false negatives in the hunt for habitable planets. The presence of both methane and oxygen in an atmosphere has been viewed as a gold standard in the search for distant life. These two gases should not coexist in appreciable amounts, as they react rapidly with each other, but living organisms can constantly replenish them in the atmosphere, allowing this disequilibrium to persist.

    SciTech Daily, Nov 9, 2019

  • Elections spark significant change in Smyrna

    While it’s largely business as usual in Cobb’s cities following Tuesday’s municipal elections, Smyrna’s government faces significant change....It would also mean newcomer Lewis Wheaton, a 42-year-old Georgia Tech professor who won 57% of the preliminary vote in the Ward 7 race, would be the only person of color on the council.

    Marietta Daily Journal, Nov 6, 2019

  • This Week in Microbiology, Episode 208

    At Georgia Tech, members and trainees of the Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection discuss the identification of pathogen essential genes during coinfections, and how coral management can improve coral defenses against pathogens. Guests were Marvin Whiteley, Gina Lewin, Deanna Beatty, Mark Hay, and Frank Stewart.

    TWiM, Oct 31, 2019