The GGA (formerly GGI) leverages collaborations across all life sciences research and training at NC State University to enhance our understanding of the genetic and genomic underpinnings of life on earth, sustain biodiversity, and enhance social equity.

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Genetics and Genomics Academy

The GGA serves as a hub for the sharing of scientific discovery, through interdisciplinary research, an annual GGA retreat, a world-class seminar series, and extensive public education and outreach efforts at a variety of scales.

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Interdisciplinary Research

The GGA sponsors multiple university-wide faculty-driven Research Interest Groups (RIGs) that are designed to foster cross-cutting interdisciplinary research.

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Research Interest Groups

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Genetics & Genomics Scholars

The Genetics and Genomics Scholars program prepares future scientists for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research across the life sciences.

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Annual Retreat

The virtual 3rd Annual GGI Retreat will be on August 29, 2020! The retreat is an opportunity to welcome new graduate students and new faculty, highlight the research of GGI laboratories and Research Interest Groups, and have discussions about GGS graduate student recruitment and admission strategies.

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GGA Seminar Series

View information for the upcoming Genetics & Genomics Seminar Series.

Contact Us

Are you a current NCSU faculty, postdoc, or graduate student interested in becoming a part of GGA? Are you a prospective graduate student looking for more information? Contact us!