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The Petit Institute is an interdisciplinary research institute that crosses key research areas such as biomaterials, cancer biology, chemical biology, drug design - development - delivery, molecular evolution, molecular - cellular - tissue biomechanics, neuroscience, and systems biology.

Here are a few areas where we are leading the way:


We also have transformative initiatives that address national and global needs for healthcare improvement, feeding a growing population, and sustainable energy solutions.




The Petit Institute and our 200+ faculty conduct research
that is impacting health, feed, and fuel.

Our primary focus at the Petit Institute is health focused research and technology, but we are proud to have speciality research at the Petit Institute and across campus that impacts the fuel and feed sectors.