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The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Oct 1, 2021

Zakas Awarded $1.9M NIH Grant for Maternal Genetics Research

Christina Zakas will investigate how maternal genetics affects human health and development. 

The campus gateway from underneath, against a blue sky

Aug 30, 2021

Geneticist Heil Awarded $1.9M NIH Grant for Genome Evolution Research

Caiti Smukowski Heil of the Department of Biological Sciences received a grant through the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award program. 

Nikhil Milind standing on a mountain overlooking the ocean

May 4, 2021

Nikhil Milind ’21 Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

After he graduates from NC State, Park Scholar Nikhil Milind will head to Stanford University to pursue a Ph.D. in genetics as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. 

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.