IGERT: Genetic Pest Management
Producing Tomorrow’s Thought Leaders Through Interdisciplinary Graduate Education
Recent scientific developments are rapidly outpacing the regulatory infrastructure currently in place to handle them. These new technologies demand a new kind of academician to properly contextualize not only their scientific implications, but also their social and ethical impacts. The NC State IGERT (Integrated Graduate Research Traineeship) Program and the Case of Transgenic Pests are uniquely geared toward offering graduate students the opportunity to be among the first of these newly integrated PhD professionals. Learn more!
Our Students in GES News
Student spotlight: Sophia Webster wins 1st place at Graduate Student Research Symposium
- IGERT in Peru – Read a first hand account of our 2012 Cohort’s time in Lima & Iquitos from Molly Hartzog
- Island Mice: Conserving Island Biodiversity – Check out our 2013 Cohort’s website for decision makers
- Maize in Mexico – Watch our 2014 Cohort recount their time in Mexico City & Oaxaca at our weekly Colloquium
NSF Traineeship Programs
Learn more about the National Science Foundation’s past IGERT Program and explore its exciting new graduate education initiative, the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program.