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The BIT program provides hands-on experience in a lab setting, as both a complement and supplement to classroom learning.

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BIT 494/595

Synthetic Biology

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

BIT 495/595

RNA World

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Directed Evolution

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


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Graduate Writing Workshops

Graduate Writing Support Services offers interactive writing workshops as well as individual writing consultations, Shut Up and Write! groups throughout the semester, and the week-long Camp Completion in December. Visit the Graduate Writing Support Services page or email ( to learn more about these programs.


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.