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
Offering two sections Spring 2016.
Spring 2016-Enroll early in this popular class!
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.
CRISPR has potential applications for crop production, agricultural biotechnology and a myriad of other important processes and industries. It promises to be a Swiss army knife for genome editing in life forms ranging from bacteria to humans. Much of the work in developing this technology stems from research at NC State.
CRISPR/Cas9 has the potential to treat inherited diseases by removing genetic defects and has been shown for the first time to hinder retinal degeneration in rats with a type of inherited blindness, according to a new study.