AGES Oral History Project

August 21, 2018 | Patti Mulligan


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Symposium: Integrated Expertise

March 28, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

Forging Integrated Expertise in Graduate Education June 4 – 5, 2018 | Raleigh, North Carolina Keynote Speakers | Laura Regassa | Terri Lomax We live in an interconnected world, with complex problems, emerging technologies, and...

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Gene Drives and Responsible Innovation

December 8, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

It is not often that a new technology is at once hailed as a potential solution to pandemic disease, wildlife conservation and hunger, while also being feared as a potential military and environmental “bioweapon.” Gene drives,...

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Jason Delborne appointed to National Academies Forest Biotech Study Committee

November 30, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Jason Delborne has been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences provisional committee on The Potential for Biotechnology to Address Forest Health, or Forest Biotech Study. The study will be looking at the potential uses of biotechnology to mitigate threats to forest tree health, identify ecological, ethical, and societal implications of using this technology in forests, and develop an agenda to address knowledge gaps in its application. ...

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Workshop: Ethics and Responsible Innovation in STEM

November 17, 2017 | Patti Mulligan


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A gallery-goer interacts with an interpretive artistic piece inspired by the potential of gene editing at “Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future(s),” an April exhibit by CALS' Genetics and Society Center, NCSU Libraries and CAM Raleigh.

Our (Possible) Genetic Futures

November 3, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

As crowds poured into Raleigh’s contemporary art museum during the April 2017 art walk, one white wall began to fill with hand-written messages scribbled on neon Post-It notes. Above was a sign: Write down one word describing how you feel about your genetic future....

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Kuzma examines benefits, regulation of gene edited crops in EMBO

September 21, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

In this article, published by EMBOpress, researchers look at how new genetic-engineering (GE) technologies based on gene editing can help to generate crop varieties to address critical challenges in agricultural development. However, governance systems for these crops are poorly defined and currently uncertain....

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Our Vision Our vision is of a group of interactive students, trained in technologies used for manipulation of pest genomes as well as methods needed to assess the environmental and socio-cultural appropriateness of specific products...

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