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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

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BIT 495/595


Organoids The newest BIT advanced laboratory module class will premier in Spring 2019 during the second half of the semester! Create an organoid model of colon cancer, design experiments to test hypotheses on colon cancer origin and treatment, apply CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing to target genes in organoids, and develop skills in microscopy and advanced mammalian cell culture.


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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.