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White flowers bloom on a tree in front of the Bell Tower

Apr 25, 2022

University Fellowships Office Announces NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

Seven sciences students have earned Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards to support their graduate school pursuits. 

medical illustration of liver

Feb 7, 2022

In Mice, Mothers with Metabolic Syndrome Can ‘Turn On’ Offspring’s Liver Disease

Faculty member Michael Cowley's research shows that an imprinted gene associated with NAFLD is switched on in mice who nurse from mothers with metabolic syndrome. 

Martha Burford Reiskind

Jan 3, 2022

Evolutionary Biologist Burford Reiskind Receives Faculty Diversity External Mentoring Endowment

Faculty member Martha Burford Reiskind received the award for her groundbreaking diversity and inclusion work. 

Memorial Belltower

Nov 11, 2021

NC State Launches Universitywide Genetics and Genomics Academy

The Genetics and Genomics Academy will expand on NC State’s historic strength in genetics research and education. 

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. 

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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. 

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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.