Active Instructors

Dr. Jose Alonso

Jose Alonso

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology

jmalonso@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 495/595: Synthetic Biology
Dr. Aaron Bell

Aaron Bell

Bio Electron Microscopy Staff Scientist

ajbell6@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 495/595: Introduction to Biological Electron Microscopy Techniques
Dr. Stefanie Chen

Stefanie Chen

Assistant Teaching Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

slchen2@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 100: Current Topics in Biotechnology
  • BIT 402/502: Networking and Professional Development
  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA: Core Technologies in Molecular Biology
  • BIT 473/573: Protein Interactions
  • BIT 482/582: Virus Biotechnology: Pathogens to Therapeutics
  • BIT 495/595: Directed Evolution
  • BIT 501: Ethical Issues in Biotechnology
Dr. Jacob Dums

Jacob Dums

Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar, Biotechnology Teaching Program (BIT)

jtdums@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 100: Current Topics in Biotechnology
  • BIT 402/502: Biotechnology Networking and Professional Development
  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA: Core Technologies in Molecular Biology
  • BIT 474/574: Plant Genetic Engineering
  • BIT 482/582: Virus Biotechnology: Pathogens to Therapeutics
Dr. Audrey Fikes

Audrey Fikes

Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar, Chemistry of Life Program

agfikes@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 495/595: Cancer Drug Discovery and Development
  • BIT 495/595: Illuminating Disease with Chemical Biology
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Carlos C. Goller

Associate Teaching Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

ccgoller@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 295: Biotechnology & Sustainability
  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA
  • BIT 477/577: Metagenomics
  • BIT 479/579: High-throughput Discovery
  • BIT 480/580: Yeast Metabolic Engineering
  • BIT 495/595: Metabolic Modeling
  • BIT 501: Ethical Issues in Biotechnology
Dr. Drew Hasley

Andrew O. Hasley

Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar, Biotechnology Teaching Program (BIT)

aohasley@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 402/502: Biotechnology Networking and Professional Development
  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA
  • BIT 495/595: Environmental DNA Analysis and Applications
  • BIT 501: Ethical Issues in Biotechnology
Dr. Robert Kelly

Robert M. Kelly

Director, NCSU Biotechnology Program

Alcoa Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

rmkelly@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 464/564: Protein Purification
  • BIT 815: Professional Development
  • BIT 815: Research Ethics
  • BIT 815: Capstone Biotechnology
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Photo by John Joyner/NC State Veterinary Medicine

Kelly A. Meiklejohn

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science

kameikle@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 495/595: Next-Gen Forensic DNA Analysis
Dr. Paul Mozdziak

Paul E. Mozdziak

Professor, Prestage Poultry Science

pemozdzi@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 466/566: Animal Cell Culture Techniques
Dr. David Muddiman

David C. Muddiman

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

david_muddiman@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 572: Proteomics
  • BIT 595: Metabolomics and Fluxomics
Dr. James Petitte

James M. Petitte

Professor, Prestage Poultry Science

j_petitte@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 466/566: Animal Cell Culture Techniques
Dr. Antonio Planchart

Antonio Planchart

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

ajplanch@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 495/595: Gene Manipulation in Zebrafish
Dr. Arnab Sengupta

Arnab Sengupta

Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar, Biotechnology Teaching Program (BIT)

asengup4@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA: Core Technologies in Molecular Biology
  • BIT 495/595: RNA World
  • BIT 495/595: Genome Engineering: CRISPR Technology
Dr. Carly Sjogren

Carly Sjogren

Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar, Biotechnology Teaching Program (BIT)

casjogre@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 295: Biotechnology & Sustainability
  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA
  • BIT 501: Ethical Issues in Biotechnology
  • BIT 479/579: High-throughput Discovery
  • BIT 495/595: Comparative Plant Transcriptomics
Dr. Melissa Srougi

Melissa Srougi

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department Molecular and Biomedical Sciences

mcsrougi@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 100: Current Topics in Biotechnology
  • BIT 410/510: Manipulation of Recombinant DNA: Core Technologies in Molecular Biology
  • BIT 471/571: RNA interference & Model Organisms
  • BIT 495/595: Genome Engineering: CRISPR Technology
  • BIT 495/595: Cancer Drug Discovery and Development
Dr. Anna Stepanova

Anna Stepanova

Associate Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology

atstepan@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 495/595: Synthetic Biology
Dr. Ross Wheten

Ross Whetten

Professor, Forestry and Environmental Resources

ross_whetten@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 815: Deep Sequencing Analysis

Jason M. Whitham

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Plant and Microbial Biology

Bioinformatics Users Group President

jmwhitha@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 477/577: Metagenomics
  • BIT 495/595: Metabolic Modeling

Taufika Islam Williams

Senior Research Scholar, Molecular Education, 
Technology, and Research Innovation Center (METRIC)

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Proteomics Section Leader, Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE)

taufika_williams@ncsu.edu

  • BIT 572: Proteomics