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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. 

Trudy Mackay sits in front of a microscope in a lab.

Jan 13, 2016

Mackay Wins Prestigious Wolf Prize

Trudy Mackay receives one of the world's most prestigious awards for academic achievement, a Wolf Prize. 

D. melanogaster. When infected, offspring of ebony rough (left) and wild type (right) fruit flies produce more genetically diverse progeny. Dahlia Nielsen, NC State.

Aug 13, 2015

When Fruit Flies Get Sick, Their Offspring Become More Diverse

When fruit flies are attacked by parasites or bacteria they respond by producing offspring with greater genetic variability, says an NC State biologist.