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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

High-throughput Discovery

Hts Design, validate, and perform cutting-edge high-throughput screens in this new class!

BIT 495/595

Insect Genome Manipulation

Insect Learn about current technologies for genome modification and manipulation of gene expression, using insects as the model system.



    Undergraduate students interested in BIT Sure (summer undergraduate research experience): applications are now being accepted, through by January 20.

  • Spring 2017 Courses

    Here is a link to a printable list of courses offered in the next semester.

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NC State partners with North Carolina School for the Deaf

The BIT program is making its classroom resources available beyond NC State to serve students with disabilities at other schools.

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NCSU Dr. Thomas Lentz presents at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh

Dr. Thomas Lentz participated in Science on Stage Talks at the NRC-NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh during Postdoc Appreciation Week. Watch the full video to learn more about his research interests: