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The Biotechnology (BIT) Program at NC State offers a wide variety of laboratory-based courses that cover core, in addition to emerging, aspects of molecular biology.

Robert M. Kelly, Director

Featured course

BIT 495/595

RNA World

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BIT 495/595

Directed Evolution

De *NEW! Class will be offered in Spring 2020.

BIT 495/595

Synthetic Biology

Synbio *NEW! Course will be offered in Spring 2020.


  • Teaching Postdoctoral Experiences

    New publication by BIT Faculty on the impact of a teaching postdoctoral program.

  • NCSU BIT Videos

    Watchyoutube Check out the NCSU BIT YouTube channel for short tutorials on lab techniques, safety, specialized software, and more! Click the title of this article or link on the right to follow.

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Are you interested in improving your effectiveness as an educator, or improving your communication skills? The Graduate School offers a variety of non-credit courses and workshops that can be used toward completion of the Teaching and Communication Certificate. TCC is open to all graduate students and postdocs at NC State, and in partnership with BIT offers the Molecular Biotechnology Training Program Teaching and Communication Certificate.