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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. 

Trudy Mackay, Department of Biological Sciences

Apr 27, 2017

Geneticist Mackay Named Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair

This is the latest honor for the prominent geneticist, who won the prestigious international Wolf Prize in 2016. 

Feb 21, 2017

Finding Her Path

NC State junior Christina LaMaire credits the Goodnight Scholars Program — and the opportunities it provides — with changing her life. 

Oct 3, 2016

NC State Geneticist Receives NSF CAREER Award

Nadia Singh, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. 

Trudy Mackay in lab

Jun 16, 2016

The Fly Whisperer

Pioneering geneticist Trudy Mackay's work with fruit flies is influencing scientists around the world and leading to important discoveries. 

May 12, 2016

Database Helps Researchers Connect Environmental Exposures to Health Effects

A new database gives researchers new strategies for connecting environmental exposures to human health effects. 

Gateway

Feb 11, 2016

New Imaging Technique Shows How DNA Is Protected at Chromosomes’ Ends

Researchers from NC State have helped develop a new imaging technique that provides a better look at the inner workings of chromosomes.