Why do we love cats and hate rats?
Why do we dote on parakeets but not pigeons? Why do we let cats curl up on our laps but catch rats in traps? Science writer Bethany Brookshire, author of the new book Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villians visits NC State on April 4th.
Blog: Reflections on COP15
GES members attended the recent UN biodiversity conference to better understand the impacts of biotechnology on biodiversity and conservation.
Experts from 14 Nations Discuss Global Gene Drive Project Registry
December 15, 2022 | UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science led 70 participants from 14 nations, including several GES Center faculty, in a discussion on the ways in which a gene drive project registry could both contribute to and detract from the fair development, testing and use of gene-drive modified organisms
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The Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center at NC State University serves as an international hub of interdisciplinary research, engaged scholarship and inclusive dialogues surrounding opportunities and challenges associated with genetic engineering and society.
Positioned at the nexus of science and technology, the social sciences and humanities, the GES Center has taken a national and international lead in examining the technical, ethical, and societal dimensions of the products and impacts of biotechnology.
Dr. Jennifer Kuzma
Goodnight-NC GSK Foundation Distinguished Professor
CHASS, School of Public and International Affairs
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University Distinguished Professor
CALS, Entomology and Plant Pathology
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