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
New for Fall 2016! Learn principles of forensic DNA sample analysis and bioinformatics. Students will develop a project, collect samples and conduct the analysis.
*New*-Assess alterations in epigenetic markers during cell differentiation and stress responses in mammalian tissue culture and plant systems.
Here is a link to a printable list of courses offered in the next semester.
BITS is a new open education resource (OER) containing unique presentations of information on biotechnology-related topics, all created and evaluated by students. Click the BITS link above!
Biotechnology Graduate Certificate! If you are not eligible for the BIT minor but want biotechnology experience, check out the MINORS AND CERTIFICATE link above for information and requirements.
Craig Venter has created a synthetic cell that contains the smallest genome of any known, independent organism.
There is new evidence for a potential cancer treatment that leverages microparticles and mesenchymal stem cells.