The Bioengineering and Bioscience Unified Graduate Students (BBUGS) is the largest, most diverse, graduate student group on the Georgia Tech campus.

The BBUGS group serves as the core student group for the bioengineering and bioscience community. As an interdisciplinary graduate student group, comprised of 8 different departments, the group's home is the Petit Institute. 

This graduate student group is open to everyone and anyone that has a bio-interest! Find out how to get involved! 


A B2UGS Life…

 …showing a high schooler how to keep chondrocytes alive in a dish…talking shop (or not) with biotech industry reps over coffee and eggs…grilling brats before the Tech-UNC football game…attending grand rounds for a taste of the clinic…organizing an open house on research for local schools…discussing global health policies with a CDC physician…rafting class IV rapids with future collaborators…


Upcoming BBUGS Events


Martha Stilwell School of the Arts
4:00pm - 5:00pm


Krone Engineered Biosystems Building Room 3029


Piedmont Park
10:00am - 4:00pm
Past BBUGS Events


Tech Rec in the Student Center
6:30pm - 8:30pm


Petit Building Suddath Room (1128)
12:00am - 1:00am


Brittain Dining Hall
7:45pm - 8:30pm
Stay Connected!

BBUGS is housed at the IBB


Who are the BBUGS?

Bioengineering and Biosciences Unified Graduate Students(BBUGS)

BBUGS is the largest, most diverse, graduate student group on the Georgia Tech campus. We are an interdisciplinary student group, comprised of 8 different departments, with our home in IBB.

About IBB

The Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) has been the heart of Georgia Tech's thriving life sciences community since 1995 and offers a bold variety of cutting-edge biotechnology research. Now in its 15th year, IBB has revolutionized the term "interdisciplinary research,"

IBB is the heart of the Georgia Tech bio-community and was recently recognized by the National Academies as a model for academic interdisciplinary research.  IBB acts as a catalyst for innovative biotechnology research and is home to over a dozen research centers.  Learn more.

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View Past BBUGS Internships

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