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PreMiEr: Societal and Ethical Implications

September 22, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

PreMiEr...

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NC State part of $26 million grant to study microbiomes

September 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Heidi Reid, September 7, 2022 | NC State is taking part in the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr) to research genetically engineered microbiomes. ...

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Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

September 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Nash Dunn, September 7, 2022 | At NSF center, NC State to Lead Research on Societal and Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies...

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GES Center Co-Director Jennifer Kuzma. Photo by Marc Hall

NC State to Research Implications of Engineered Microbiomes with New NSF Center Grant

August 10, 2022 | Guest Author

Deborah Strange, August 10, 2022 | NC State University is part of a five-year, $26 million National Science Foundation center researching microbiome engineering....

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NC State receives USDA/NIFA grant to evaluate societal impacts and foster sustainability of GE and nanotech in agriculture

February 11, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

February 10, 2022 | Khara Grieger, together with GES Co-director Jennifer Kuzma, will lead a $650,000 project that will support the responsible development of novel agrifood technologies to contribute to more sustainable food and ag systems. ...

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A Sterile Solution: How Crispr Could Protect Wild Salmon

July 21, 2021 | Guest Author

Gene-editing technology may prevent escaped farmed salmon from interbreeding with their wild counterparts....

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First GMO Mosquitoes to Be Released In the Florida Keys | Undark

April 12, 2021 | Guest Author

The EPA approved Oxitec's mosquitoes for release this spring. Some scientists and locals want to halt the deployment....

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Jennifer Kuzma

May 18, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

Jennifer Kuzma Goodnight-NC GSK Foundation Distinguished Professor in the Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center School of Public and International Affairs, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Contact Faculty page:...

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GES Center Co-Director Jennifer Kuzma. Photo by Marc Hall

Jennifer Kuzma awarded Outstanding Research Award, inducted into Research Leadership Academy

May 11, 2020 | Guest Author

Matt Simpson, May 5, 2020 | The Office of Research and Innovation, in partnership with the Alumni Association, has selected six NC State faculty members as recipients of this year’s Outstanding Research Award. The six awardees will also be inducted to the Research Leadership Academy (RLA)....

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GES Center awarded half-million dollar grant to study responsible innovation of food nanotechnology

July 25, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

July 25, 2019 | Khara Grieger and Jennifer Kuzma will lead a two-year, USDA-funded study of responsible innovation of food nanotechnology....

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GES Colloquium | Jennifer Kuzma – Regulating Gene-Edited Crops

January 2, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

GES Colloquium, 2/5/18 - Jennifer Kuzma | Crop gene editing emerged just over a decade ago as a promising set of biotechnology techniques designed to more quickly and precisely introduce new or altered genes to change plant characteristics for better growth, product quality, processing, nutrition, or sustainability. Scientists in academia and the ag-biotech industry alike are promoting gene editing, through techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9, as the start of a second biotechnology revolution in agriculture. ...

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GES Center Co-director Jennifer Kuzma Named AAAS Fellow

November 27, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center at NC State, elected for distinguished translational work in bridging the bench and society, advancing anticipatory governance of new technologies, and contributions to methods for oversight policy analysis....

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Jennifer Kuzma – Oxitec’s Mosquito and Future Gene Drives (at Duke University)

October 19, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

Duke University Civil & Environmental Engineering | Fall 2018 Seminar Series Oxitec’s Mosquito and Future Gene Drives:  Challenges with Risk Analysis and Governance Abstract: In this presentation, I will discuss the current risk assessment and oversight challenges...

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Podcast: Regulate This!: How Genetic Engineering is Regulated, with Jennifer Kuzma

October 3, 2018 | Jennifer Kuzma

Podcast - Regulate This!: How Genetic Engineering is Regulated Dr. Jennifer Kuzma from NC State walks us through the complicated world of regulations that control how genetically engineering plants and animals make into our world and onto our plates. Really interesting conversation with broad implications for how society regulates complex technologies. Length: 1 hour, 28 minutes...

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Genome Editing in Agriculture – CAST Issue Paper

July 9, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

PRESS RELEASE: July 9, 2018. Twentieth-century advances in plant and animal breeding did much to help meet the increasing food, fiber, feed, and fuel needs of an expanding world. But continued population growth, resource shortages, climate change, and pest prevalence make sustainability a daunting yet essential task. Genome editing is a powerful new method that enables unprecedented control over genetic material and offers the opportunity to make rapid advances that influence agricultural practices....

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