Genetics, Genomics, and You!
The Genetics and Genomics Academy promotes and supports collaborations across all research, training, and outreach activities at NC State University to forge a more interdisciplinary understanding of the genetic and genomic underpinnings of life on earth to sustain biodiversity and improve societal equity and wellbeing.
GGA Community in action
Neuroscientist Christa Baker Wins C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy
Christa Baker, assistant professor of biological sciences at NC State, has received the C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy from the American Association for Anatomy.
NC State’s Adler Elected Fellow at National Academy of Inventors
Dr. Kenneth Adler, professor of cell biology in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the rank of fellow at the National Academy of Inventors. Adler, one of the world’s foremost researchers in the field of airway disease, is a top-ranked biomedical scientist who has spent decades investigating…
NC State Researcher Receives ‘High-Risk, High Reward’ NIH Funding
Nathan Crook and his research team have been granted more than $1.3M from the National Institutes of Health to study whether a certain strain of yeast can help catalyze drug discovery.
Genetically Modified Bacteria Break Down Plastics in Saltwater
The modified organism breaks down a plastic called PET, which is a significant contributor to microplastic pollution in oceans.