IGERT Student Jessica Barnes wins poster contest at 2017 American Chestnut Foundation meeting

October 23, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

Read about the ACF Annual Meeting and see more photos here. Full poster (click to enlarge)...

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IGERT Resources

August 9, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

IGERT Courses Information on IGERT Courses Student Resources Information for Current IGERT Students Faculty Resources Information for IGERT Faculty Program Documents IGERT program documents  ...

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GES IGERT Students Research Deployment of Gene Drive Insects

August 4, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

A new paper from GES IGERT students, to be published by the Journal for Responsible Innovation, is now available online. Anticipating complexity in the deployment of gene drive insects in agriculture Jennifer Baltzegar, Jessica Cavin Barnes, Johanna E. Elsensohn, Nicole Gutzmann, Michael...

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July 5, 2016 | Staff

Our Vision Our vision is of a group of interactive students, trained in technologies used for manipulation of pest genomes as well as methods needed to assess the environmental and socio-cultural appropriateness of specific products...

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Program Documents

July 5, 2016 | Staff

IGERT Program Documents IGERT Graduate Fellow Terms and Conditions GES Statement on Productive, Inclusive, and Ethical Communication NSF Reports 2012-2013 NSF Annual Report 2013-2014 NSF Annual Report 2014-2015 NSF Annual Report 2015-2016 NSF Annual Report...

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For Faculty

July 5, 2016 | Staff

The Director and the Executive Committee primarily direct the IGERT program with input from participating faculty and the External Evaluator. The Executive Committee is composed of the Director, the Co-PIs, and other faculty selected based...

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For Current Students

July 5, 2016 | Staff

Required Courses Students in each cohort are required to take each of the following GES courses: Pest Issues in Developing Nations Principles of Genetic Pest Management Emerging Technologies and Society Governance, Systems and Modeling The...

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June 30, 2016 | Staff

Each student receives a PhD degree in an academic graduate program with a minor in Genetic Engineering and Society. All students take four core IGERT courses, and the full curriculum for each student is customized....

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Student Cohorts Research

May 25, 2016 | Staff

Student Cohorts 2012 Cohort Focus Mosquitoes and Human Health 2013 Cohort Focus Invasive Rodents and Biodiversity Conservation Island Mice: Conserving Island Biodiversity 2014 Cohort Focus Agricultural Pests Insect Transgenesis Facility Coming Together: Diverse disciplines with clear...

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IGERT: Genetic Pest Management

May 25, 2016 | Staff


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IGERT in Peru – The Role of Rhetoric in Transgenetics

July 14, 2012 | kltodd

By Molly Hartzog Week 1 – Lima, Peru Hola a todos! I have been in Peru since July 14 with NC State’s Genetic Engineering and Society program, to study pest issues in developing nations. Today we arrived in...

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