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Zoe Lindsey-Mills and Rob Smart review research on a laptop in their lab

Mar 4, 2020

Connecting Your World With Your Health

The Center for Human Health and the Environment shares its expertise with communities across North Carolina. 

NC State student outside holding a ukulele

May 22, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Nikhil Milind: Solving the Riddle of Genes

Nikhil Milind, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Jun 29, 2018

Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

NC State research findings are a starting point to confirm that individuals may react differently to chemicals in the environment based on genetic profile. 

Center for Human Health and the Environment symposium

Feb 20, 2018

Researchers Explore the Link Between Environment, Genes and Health

NC State’s Center for Human Health and the Environment hosted its second annual symposium focused on epigenetics, the environment and human health. 

Tyler Allen

Jan 24, 2018

Biology Alumnus Tyler Allen Lands on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Biological sciences alum and veterinary medicine student Tyler Allen has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, which highlights visionaries in 20 different industries. 

Mira Abed

Jan 18, 2018

Americans Want a Say in Human Genome Editing

For the Los Angeles Times, graduate student and public science intern Mira Abed explains the results of a survey on how Americans feel about CRISPR. 

Katelyn Brandt

Jan 18, 2018

Working With the Game-Changer Known as CRISPR

Graduate student Katelyn Brandt came to NC State to get in on the cutting edge of research involving a new gene-editing technique called CRISPR. 

Sep 11, 2017

Study Examines Cross-Species Interactions

A first-of-its-kind study from NC State researchers shows the ways differing species interact at the molecular level. 

Aug 3, 2017

NC State Receives DARPA Funding to Develop, Test Gene Drive System

A grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will help NC State geneticists study ways to maintain and protect ecosystem biodiversity. 

Jun 29, 2017

Variation at a Central Metabolic Gene Influences Male Fruit Fly Lifespan

Why do females outlive males? For fruit flies, the answer can be found in the expression of an important metabolism gene.