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9/10 GES Colloquium | Todd Kuiken on what's happening internationally with SynBio

GES Senior Research Scholar Todd Kuiken will provide an update on major international treaties and discussions around SynBio, and to participate in these activities.

9/3 GES Colloquium | AgBioFEWS Summer Course Field Report

The first cohort of nine graduate students in the AgBioFEWS program spent July 30 through Aug 9 in Eastern NC visiting with farmers and other stakeholders to gain an understanding of the agricultural systems in the region and how biotechnology impacts the dynamics of that system.

8/27 GES Colloquium | Welcome back lunch and new location!

ES Colloquium begins next Tuesday, August 27 with our traditional lunch from Neomonde and is being held in a new location: Poe Hall, room 202.

Corn Maze, Atwood Ticket Date, Publications and more at the GES Center

Part of the upcoming Art’s Work/Genetic Futures exhibit, the corn maze From Teosinte to Tomorrow opens on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 3:00 PM. Plus, information on tickets to An Evening with Margaret Atwood, recent news and publications.

Faculty Publications

Article

Does the U.S. public support using gene drives in agriculture? And what do they want to know?

Michael S. Jones, Jason. A. Delborne, Johanna Elsensohn, Paul D. Mitchell, Zachary S. Brown. Does the U.S. public support using gene drives in agriculture? And what do they want to know?. Science Advances 11 Sep 2019; Vol. 5, no. 9, eaau8462. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aau8462. Download PDF

Biological Interactions between Nanomaterials and Placental Development and Function Following Oral Exposure

Ninell P. Mortensen, Leah M. Johnson, Khara D. Grieger, Jeffrey L. Ambroso, Timothy R. Fennell. Biological Interactions between Nanomaterials and Placental Development and Function Following Oral Exposure. Reproductive Toxicology - Published Online August 2019. ISSN 0890-6238, doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2019.08.016.

Rethinking restoration targets for American chestnut using species distribution modeling

Barnes, J.C. and Delborne, J.A. (2019) Rethinking restoration targets for American chestnut using species distribution modeling. Biodiversity and Conservation, FirstOnline doi: 10.1007/s10531-019-01814-8.

Synthetic Biology and the United Nations

Hung-En Lai, Caoimhe Canavan, Loren Cameron, Simon Moore, Monika Danchenko, Todd Kuiken, et. al. (2019) Synthetic Biology and the United Nations. Trends in Biotechnology. ISSN 0167-7799, doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.05.011. Download PDF

Workshop Report for “Exploring Stakeholder Perspectives on the Development of a Gene Drive Mouse for Biodiversity Protection on Islands”

Mahmud Farooque, S. Kathleen Barnhill-Dilling, Julie Shapiro, and Jason Delborne. “Exploring Stakeholder Perspectives on the Development of a Gene Drive Mouse for Biodiversity Protection on Islands” Workshop Report. June 2019. Available online at http://go.ncsu.edu/ges-gene-drive-workshop. Download PDF

Genetic frontiers for conservation: An assessment of synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation

Genetic frontiers for conservation : an assessment of synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation: synthesis and key messages. IUCN Task Force on Synthetic Biology and Biodiversity Conservation. 2019. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.CH.2019.04.en. Download PDF

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