Genetic Engineering and Society

Jan 19, 2019  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?

Forests in the US face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?

Nov 28, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Sep 6, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

‘Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education’

NC State’s AgBioFEWS program to blend natural and social sciences to train next-generation problem-solvers in agricultural biotechnology.

May 22, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

Researcher to Study GenX Exposure in Cape Fear Fish, Alligators

NC State toxicologist will study GenX exposure in striped bass, catfish and alligators that inhabit the Cape Fear river watershed.

May 18, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

What Happens If We Run Out? Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

How can we slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides? NC State researchers say large-scale studies are needed to test new strategies.

Feb 24, 2017  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

New Tool Can Help Policymakers Prioritize Information Needs for Synthetic Biology Tech

Researchers have developed a model that can be used to assess emerging synthetic biology products to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies.

Oct 27, 2016  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System

North Carolina State University researchers have received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and test a system that would reduce populations of invasive mice on islands to help conserve threatened seabird populations.