Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

March 16, 2022 | Guest Author

March 16, 2022 | Just shy of three years ago, Jack Wang and Rodolphe Barrangou — two NC State professors — received support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, a competitive internal seed funding program. Now, their startup TreeCo is thriving....

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FUN-CROPS

October 6, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

FUN-CROPS About Research scientists at North Carolina State University are exploring ways to harness plant fungal symbionts – specifically foliar fungal endophytes – to improve crop resistance to stressors such as drought, pests, and pathogens....

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Cultural Beliefs and Stakeholder Affiliation Influence Attitudes Towards Responsible Research and Innovation | Frontiers in Political Science

June 24, 2021 | Jennifer Kuzma

Jennifer Kuzma, June 24, 2021 | Biotech developers are concerned about the future of gene editing having experienced the contentious history of first-generation GM foods. They have also expressed desires to do better with public engagement in gene-editing innovation. The framework of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) may provide a way forward to act on their desires for greater public legitimacy....

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A Focus on “Intended Consequences” to Drive Conservation Action | Conservation Science and Practice

April 15, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Press Release, April 15, 2021 | A newly published special issue of Conservation Science and Practice makes the case for rebalancing the risk–benefit equation in conservation....

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Scientists Set a Path for Field Trials of Gene Drive Organisms | Science

December 17, 2020 | Guest Author

Press Release, December 17, 2020 | As genetically engineered organisms ramp up, a multidisciplinary coalition offers a framework for ethical, socially engaged and transparent field practices...

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Community-Led Governance for Gene-Edited Crops; Jennifer Kuzma and Khara Grieger, Science, 2020

Researchers Recommend More Transparency for Gene-Edited Crops | Science

November 19, 2020 | Guest Author

Press Release, November 19, 2020 | New government regulations for biotechnology will create gaps in oversight of gene-edited crops and the provision of information to consumers....

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IDB CRISPR in Latin America

October 6, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

CRISPR in Latin America and the Caribbean About Why is it important to study the impact of gene editing in agriculture for the LAC region? Genome editing tools have promised tremendous opportunities in agriculture for...

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CRISPR do BID na América Latina

October 6, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

CRISPR na América Latina e Caribe Sobre Por que é importante estudar o impacto da edição de genes na agricultura para a região da América Latina e Caribe? As ferramentas de edição do genoma prometem...

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BID CRISPR en América Latina

October 6, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

CRISPR en América Latina y el Caribe Acerca de ¿Por qué es importante estudiar el impacto de la edición genética en agricultura para la región de ALC? Las herramientas de edición genética podrían ofrecer enormes...

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Rodolphe Barrangou – Catching up with the CRISPR craze | GES Colloquium (Zoom)

September 29, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

A discussion of the applications and implications of CRISPR-based technologies in Food, Ag, and beyond....

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Responsible Innovation in Biotechnology: Stakeholder attitudes and implications for research policy | Elementa

September 1, 2020 | Jennifer Kuzma

Jennifer Kuzma, September 1, 2020 | This article explores attitudes of stakeholders involved in biotechnology towards the Responsible Innovation (RI) framework. ...

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Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun?

June 3, 2020 | Jennifer Kuzma

Jennifer Kuzma, June 3, 2020 | Release of GM mosquitoes in Florida is imminent. But a multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that more studies are needed first. They encourage a publicly accessible registry for GM organisms....

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Jonas Monast – Natural Resources Law as a Model for Biotechnology Governance | GES Colloquium

October 8, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Jonas Monast joins us from the UNC School of Law to discuss the emerging conflicts between biotechnology governance and natural resources management, and explore how existing natural resources laws can inform biotechnology governance challenges....

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NextGenFood: Innovation You Can Eat – GES Panel: Gene Editing in the Food System

September 25, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

The latest installment in the virtual conference series pioneered by ISGP's "The Forum," #NextGenFood: Innovation You Can Eat is a half-day educational program on food technology and innovation....

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Does the US public support using gene drives to control agricultural pests?

September 11, 2019 | Guest Author

Mike Jones, Sep. 11, 2019 | The development of gene drives is progressing more rapidly than our understanding of public values towards these technologies. Findings from this research can inform responsible innovation in gene drive development and risk assessment....

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