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MoBE Workshop | May 15-16, 2024

March 12, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

About MoBE Workshop on the Societal and Ethical Implications of Microbiome Engineering in Built Environments May 15–16, 2024, Talley Student Union, Room 3222, NC State University | NSF-PreMiEr Workshop...

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MoBE – Workshop on the Societal and Ethical Implications of Microbiome Engineering in Built Environments

February 7, 2024 | Patti Mulligan

This workshop is hosted by the GES Center at NC State and funded by the NSF Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr) research grant. Wednesday, May 15: Speakers to discuss the State of MoBE Science and Engineering; Social Equity; Bioethics; Risk Governance; Public Perception and Community Engagement; and Integration of SEI with Science and Engineering of the Microbiome [with public livestream] | Thursday, May 16: Presentation of case studies and deliberative discussions...

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Dolphin Tank: Team-based innovation competition to win prizes!

March 14, 2023 | Patti Mulligan

Come join us for a team-based competition to develop pitches for biotechnology innovations that are socially responsible. Participants each receive a $30 Amazon gift card, Free Lunch & a chance to win a Wolfpack sweatshirt....

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DNA strand and the words Gene Drive in Public Health- A workshop to explore the value of a global gene drive project registry.

Experts from 14 Nations Discuss Global Gene Drive Project Registry

December 15, 2022 | Guest Author

By Yadira Galindo | UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science led 70 participants from 14 nations, including several GES Center faculty, in a discussion on the ways in which a gene drive project registry could both contribute to and detract from the fair development, testing and use of gene-drive modified organisms...

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PreMiEr: Societal and Ethical Implications

September 22, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

PreMiEr...

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NC State part of $26 million grant to study microbiomes

September 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Heidi Reid, September 7, 2022 | NC State is taking part in the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr) to research genetically engineered microbiomes. ...

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Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

September 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Nash Dunn, September 7, 2022 | At NSF center, NC State to Lead Research on Societal and Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies...

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GES Center Co-Director Jennifer Kuzma. Photo by Marc Hall

NC State to Research Implications of Engineered Microbiomes with New NSF Center Grant

August 10, 2022 | Guest Author

Deborah Strange, August 10, 2022 | NC State University is part of a five-year, $26 million National Science Foundation center researching microbiome engineering....

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MBTP-GES Exploring Case Studies Workshop

May 3, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

With the coaching of core faculty from the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, groups of MBTP faculty mentors and trainees will focus on three specific controversies in biotechnology. Lunch provided from Neomonde....

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Khara Grieger, NC State assistant professor and extension specialist

NC State receives USDA/NIFA grant to evaluate societal impacts and foster sustainability of GE and nanotech in agriculture

February 11, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

February 10, 2022 | Khara Grieger, together with GES Co-director Jennifer Kuzma, will lead a $650,000 project that will support the responsible development of novel agrifood technologies to contribute to more sustainable food and ag systems. ...

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MBTP Faculty Mentors

August 13, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Project Overview NC State’s Molecular Biotechnology Training Program (MBTP) is a campus-wide graduate level training network that is designed to: 1) Ensure technical proficiency and training in responsible and rigorous science; 2) Provide an educational...

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Interdisciplinary Synergies and Discomforts | MBTP Faculty Mentors

August 13, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Fred Gould and Nora Haenn | In this workshop, we will explore the synergies and discomforts of interdisicplinarity across the natural and social sciences....

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Science and the Media | MBTP Faculty Mentors

August 13, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Katie Mack and Matt Shipman | In this workshop, we will work on our media skills and consider how best to mentor our students to succeed in this aspect of science communication....

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Science Communication with Jean Goodwin and Rob Dunn | MBTP Faculty Mentors

August 13, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

What is good science communication? How do we talk about our research program and our findings with different kinds of people? How can listening to stakeholders and relevant communities inform and improve our science?...

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Public Engagement in Science and Technology with Katie Barnhill-Dilling and Steve Frank | MBTP Faculty Mentors

August 13, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

This workshop will explore the motivations and techniques of public engagement with a particular eye toward how we mentor our graduate students to begin to learn these skills early in their career....

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