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N-95 Masks
A new study shows that ozone gas, a highly reactive chemical composed of three oxygen atoms, could provide a safe means for disinfecting certain types of personal protective equipment that are in high demand for shielding healthcare personnel from Covid-19.

July 9, 2020
Sophia Martin is president of the Georgia Tech Mental Health Student Coalition.
Martin spends her summer days working on research projects, encouraging mental health, baking, and working on various creative projects.

July 7, 2020
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The inaugural round of a new Georgia Tech-Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaborative seed program has resulted in funding for ten Institute recipients, including two Sciences graduate students. More funding is available, and all Georgia Tech Ph.D. students and postdocs in good academic standing can apply.

July 7, 2020
The team's interactive map shows the risk level of attending an event, given the event size and location (assuming 10:1 ascertainment bias). The risk level is the estimated chance (0-100%) that at least one Covid-19 positive individual will be present.
The new county-level calculator builds on the team’s interactive state-level tool, which estimates the daily risk that one or more individuals infected with Covid-19 are present in U.S. events of various sizes.

July 7, 2020
Tegra Myanna
Myanna, who joined Georgia Tech as director of the LGBTQIA Resource Center in May, shares insights and advice for students, faculty, and staff looking to connect to resources, forge new friendships, and get involved as advocates and allies.

June 30, 2020
Yendi Neil is a Proud Ally of the LGBTQIA Community.
Neil shares what it means to be an LGBTQIA ally, and the importance of education, support, and building community.

June 29, 2020
Fernandez and Ortlund
NIH-funded program to recruit thousands of participants to reveal impact of physical exercise at the molecular level

June 25, 2020
Andrea Welsh
Welsh reflects on her experiences in the College of Sciences and Georgia Tech Grad Pride, and shares how to support and be an ally to the LGBTQIA community.

June 25, 2020
Buzz and Victoria celebrate Pridefest 2019!
Victoria shares how friendships and mentorship have supported her through her time at Georgia Tech.

June 25, 2020
On behalf of Susan Lozier, Dean and Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Chair: I am charging a task force to address the following two questions: 1. How do we build a College of Sciences community that is just, fair, and equitable for all members of our community – staff, students and faculty?  2. How do we attract and retain Black faculty, students and staff to our community?

June 23, 2020
Schematic illustration of molecular cooperation between proto-peptides and RNA that could have fostered their co-evolution.
An interdependence of biology leads to apparent paradoxes for the start of life: which came first, nucleic acids or proteins – the chicken or the egg? Moran Frenkel-Pinter shares exciting findings from a new study with the Nature Research Chemistry Community.

June 22, 2020
Neuroscience major Cristina Baker (left) and biochemistry major Michelle Schroeder have been selected to receive the Beckman Scholarship.
Neuroscience major Cristina Baker and biochemistry major Michelle Schroeder have been selected to receive the Beckman Scholarship. This highly competitive scholarships provide top undergraduate students with research stipends, as well as funds for travel and research materials. Baker and Schroeder will be supported to conduct research from summer 2020 through to the end of summer 2021.

June 19, 2020