NC State’s Sederoff Honored for Molecular Genetics Work With Forest Trees

March 17, 2017 | Staff

An international prize goes to Ron Sederoff, a forestry professor whose research has given us a better understanding of forest trees’ biology and accelerated advances in plant breeding....

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Barrangou Wins 2017 NAS Award in Molecular Biology

January 23, 2017 | Staff

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou of the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences adds a National Academy of Sciences award to his growing list of accolades....

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

January 17, 2017 | Staff

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....

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New Class Covers Regulatory Affairs for Biotech, Crop Protection

December 19, 2016 | Staff

To introduce students to the complex world of state, national and international regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, pesticides and biological products, NC State offered a one-of-a-kind course this fall....

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Mosquitoes, Zika and Biotech Regulation

September 16, 2016 | Staff

Biotech policy expert Jennifer Kuzma argues that authorities are missing an opportunity to revise outdated rules related to modern innovations in biotechnology....

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Jennifer Kuzma was appointed as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on The Future of Technology, Values, and Policy.

September 1, 2016 | Staff

The council consists of thought leaders from business, government, civil society and academia and will focus on how values for the global public interest can be embedded in technological systems and how agile governance mechanisms...

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It’s a Boy: Modified Male Flies Could More Efficiently Control Screwworm Population

September 1, 2016 | Staff

Suppressing populations of devastating pests may be easier with the release of genetically modified males....

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Let’s Subtract Zika

August 18, 2016 | Staff

Math professor Alun Lloyd is combining math and biology to investigate the spread of infectious diseases like Zika and find ways to stamp them out....

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FDA approves genetically modified mosquitoes for release in Florida

August 5, 2016 | Staff

The FDA gave it’s support for a biotech company, Oxitech, to release thousands of male Aedes Aegypti in the Florida Keys in an effort to stop the spread of the many diseases the species carries,...

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GES faculty featured in Bay Nature Magazine

July 1, 2016 | Staff

An article in the July-September issue of Bay Nature Magazine, ‘Re-Coding for Conservation,’ covers a range of topics, including CRISPR and GM chestnuts. It also includes quotes by John Godwin and questions on island rodents...

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