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With powerful microscopy, researchers were able to visualize the structure of a tooth decay-causing biofilm growing on toddlers’ teeth. The organism primarily responsible for cavities, Streptococcus mutans, labeled in green, shields itself under layers of
Examining bacteria growing on toddlers’ teeth, Marvin Whiteley and a team from the University of Pennsylvania found microbes’ spatial organization is crucial to how they cause tooth decay.

May 21, 2020
During a time like this it is important to be kind to ourselves and to one another. Photo: Rob Felt
Various events and workshops encourage Georgia Tech students, faculty and staff to take care of their health and well-being.

May 20, 2020
Georgia Tech Historical Marker
Two months after a rapid evolution to remote learning and teaching, College of Sciences students, faculty, and graduate teaching assistants share perspectives, challenges, surprises, and what they’ve learned together — apart.

May 18, 2020
Regents Professors 2020
The appointment of Regents Professor is the highest academic recognition bestowed by the USG.

May 18, 2020
Marquetta and Marteisha Griffin
Twin sisters majoring in biology and mechanical engineering share gratitude for their journey from rural Georgia to Georgia Tech.

May 17, 2020
Graduate student Hannah Viola using the Gaylord collection box in Krone EBB
Juan Archila, Todd Clarkson and team diverted half a ton of expanded polystyrene foam from landfills, winning a 2020 Process Improvement Excellence Award

May 17, 2020
Building Blocks of the Strategic Plan
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents (BOR) has approved Georgia Tech’s updated mission statement.

May 15, 2020
Cade Jones is headed to Georgia Tech to major in biology.
Cade Jones is graduating from Walton High School with a 4.6-plus GPA and a long list of extracurricular activities.

May 15, 2020
Kristine Lacek recently graduated with a master's degree in bioinformatics.
Over four years and two degrees Georgia Tech, Kristine Lacek has seen many sides of research. She reflects on the themes of collaboration and interdisciplinary discovery that prevailed throughout her education at the Institute.

May 14, 2020
Charley Winter, Bio 12
From producing facemasks, to creating an online journal club, to working as an anethesiologist, alumni have become an unyielding force in the fight against the virus.

May 14, 2020
Pamela Peralta-Yahya
Pamela Peralta-Yahya is a part of the collaborative effort to study innovative aerospace concepts.

May 13, 2020