North Carolina State University - Department Of Genetics

The Program in Genetics consists of a highly interactive group of scientists with foci in quantitative, developmental and computational genetics. The program also administers outstanding undergraduate and graduate training programs in genetics, partly supported by an NIH training grant on 'The Genetic Architecture of Quantitative Traits'.

Program in Genetics


Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences

A major part of the launch of the College of Sciences on July 1, 2013, was the birth of NC State’s new Department of Biological Sciences. The new department was formed by many of the people and programs from the university’s existing departments…

October 2014

Reade Roberts Receives Beckman Young Investigator Award
Oct 17th, 2014 - Congratulations to Reade Roberts!

Ignazio Carbone Receives 2014 Ruth Allen Award
Oct 15th, 2014 - Congratulations to Ignazio Carbone!

March 2014

Genetics students receive recognition at the Graduate Student Research Symposium
Mar 27th, 2014 - Congratulations to John Shorter and Emily Moore.

October 2012

Genetics Undergraduate Students Participate NCSU Open House
Oct 18th, 2012 - Genetics academic programs described undergraduate genetics degrees for visitors at NCSU Open House on October 13, 2012

September 2012

Plants 4 Kids Instills a Love of Plants
Sep 14th, 2012 - Plants 4 Kids was the inspiration of Anna Stepanova and her colleague and husband, Jose Alonso. “We realized children are fascinated with growing things and decided to make something more formal…

May 2012

Kristin Hartgrove wins Chancellor Carey Bostian Scholarship
May 12th, 2012 - Kristin Hartgrove was awarded the Chancellor Cary Bostian Scholarship at the Department of Genetics 2012 commencement.

April 2012

Genetics students win awards at NCSU Research Spring Symposium
Apr 25th, 2012 - Undergraduate students Megan Morse and Keiko Wadsworth, both minoring in Genetics, won research awards at the 21st Annual NCSU Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium.

Sarah Cash receives CALS Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Apr 02nd, 2012 - Genetics PhD student Sarah Cash will receive the CALS Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Sarah is being recognized for teaching in GN 311P, the recitation and problem session that accompanies GN 311,…

Students win teaching and research awards at the 36th Annual Genetics Graduate Student Symposium
Apr 02nd, 2012 - Outstanding Teaching Apprentice awards were presented to Sarah Cash, Laura Constance and April Wynn, and Outstanding Research Presentation Awards were presented Juan Rosario (Advanced Student Award) and…

March 2012

Tiffany Garbutt and Molly Matty awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Mar 30th, 2012 - Tiffany Garbutt, a second year PhD student in Genetics, and Molly Matty, a senior undergraduate Chemistry major and Genetics minor, have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships by the National Science…

Tiffany Garbutt wins award at NCSU Research Symposium
Mar 26th, 2012 - Second-year genetics PhD student Tiffany Garbutt won second-place award in the Life Sciences Category at this year's NCSU Graduate Student Research Symposium.

February 2012

Sarah Long awarded ACCIAC Undergraduate Fellowship in Creativity and Innovation
Feb 28th, 2012 - Sarah Long, an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Pat Estes' genetics lab, has been awarded an ACCIAC Undergraduate Fellowship in Creativity and Innovation with Research Abroad.

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