$319 million economic impact generated by research in fiscal year 2018.
R1 Georgia State ranks among the nation's top 115 R1 universities in the Carnegie Foundation's elite category of Highest Research Activity.
$122.7 million total research awards in fiscal year 2018.
“At Georgia State, we're advancing research that has the potential to significantly affect all of our lives. Today our faculty are producing transformative breakthroughs to tackle our most complex, pressing problems.”
Mark P. Becker, President
Most innovative university
in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report.
Consecutive years that research awards have exceeded $100 million.
Research centers, including eight university-level centers and institutes focused on addressing critical quality-of-life issues such as cancer, obesity, brain health and infectious disease.
Increase in research expenditures from FY10 to FY17, making Georgia State one of the nation's fastest-growing research institutions.
Students and fellows gain the knowledge and tools required to close the gaps between basic science research, translational research, and clinical application. We envision the next generation of scientists finding their career paths here; learning how to identify, analyze, and solve the most pressing challenges to emerge as leaders in the biomedical sciences.
Independent and collaborative research, networking, and career development opportunities include Distinguished Lecturer Seminars, MBD Fellow Seminars, graduate/undergraduate Research Days, social/professional networking, lunch-and-learn, and collegial retreat events. MBD spans the six interdisciplinary departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Neuroscience, and Physics and Astronomy at GSU. MBD fellows and students benefit from increased exposure to the vast body of research literature as well as shared seminars, symposia, and career development resources.
Faculty and fellows who propose novel research projects receive competitive seed grants, fostering the generation of pilot data for intra- and inter-institutional grant proposals.
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
417 Petit Science Center
Georgia State University
100 Piedmont Ave SE, Atlanta, GA-30303