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Integrating scientific knowledge & public values in shaping the futures of biotechnology

Upcoming Workshop

Posters are welcome on ethics and responsible innovation courses, research projects and activities in STEM fields that incorporate engaged scholarship, such as:

  • collaborative, community-engaged research and learning involving STEM students
  • teaching social science research skills such as focus-group facilitation to STEM students
  • teaching civic-engagement theory and practice to STEM students

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Learn about the History of Agricultural Biotechnology

See more videos from the Archive of Agricultural Genetic Engineering and Society (AAGES).


Godwin and Delborne discuss CRISPR and ethics at NC Museum of Science (Video)

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GES Newsletter

Politics “Trumps” Science in the Regulation of Genetically Engineered Crops

Photo of Dr. Jennifer Kuzma, Co-Director of the GES Center

POST: GES Co-Director Dr. Jennifer Kuzma discusses the decision by the USDA under the Trump administration to scrap newly proposed biotech regulations: “Instead, what is going on is that politics and worldviews motivate decisions.” | November 8, 2017

Scientific American: Could Genetic Engineering Save the Galápagos?

Marine iguanas of the Galápagos are vulnerable to feral cats and other invasive predators. Credit: Tui de Roy, Scientific American

GES faculty, such as Drs. John Godwin, Fred Gould, Jennifer Kuzma and Jason Delborne, are working closely with Island Conservation on genetic biocontrol-based conservation in Galapagos.
By Stephen S. Hall | Scientific American, November 2017

Our (Possible) Genetic Futures

A gallery-goer interacts with an interpretive artistic piece inspired by the potential of gene editing at “Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future(s),” an April exhibit by CALS' Genetics and Society Center, NCSU Libraries and CAM Raleigh.

A gallery-goer interacts with an interpretive artistic piece inspired by the potential of gene editing at “Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future(s),” an April exhibit by CALS’ Genetics and Society Center, NCSU Libraries and CAM Raleigh.
By Chelsea Kellner | CALS Magazine, November 2017

Scientific American article on public acceptance of CRISPR features Delborne and Kuzma

Megaphone with edited DNA

Can Scientists Convince the Public to Accept CRISPR and Gene Drives? Scientists are trying new ways to win over a skeptical public
By Brooke Borel | Scientific American, October 2017

Upgrading Biosafety and Biosecurity: Open Philanthropy awards $700K for DIYbio

From Todd Kuiken's visit to Counter Culture Labs in San Francisco in August, 2017.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SEPT 21, 2017

GES Center Co-Directors