Dr. Christine Heitsch receives Petit Institute "Above and Beyond" Award

December 14, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Dr. Christine Heitsch received the Petit Institute "Above and Beyond" Senior Faculty Award December 14, 2018.

Dr. Heitsch is Professor of Mathematics at Georgia Tech, with courtesy appointments in Biological Sciences and Computational Science & Engineering as well as an affiliation with the Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience.

She is also Director of the new Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology (SCMB), an NSF-Simons MathBioSys Research Center, and finishing her tenure directing the GT Interdisciplinary Mathematics Preparation and Career Training (IMPACT) Postdoctoral Program.

Heitsch's research interests lie at the interface between discrete mathematics and molecular biology, specifically combinatorial problems "as motivated by" and "with applications to" fundamental biomedical questions like RNA folding.

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scmb@gatech.edu