Mar 14, 2018

David Watts

Interview with David Q. Watts BS in Zoology Anticipated Graduation: May 2018 Meet David: I’m a nontraditional student who left my career hoping to find something I could do to benefit the whole world and not just one country. Thinking […]

Feb 27, 2018

Meeting the Demand for BioSci Undergraduate Research

By Jerry LeBlanc The department of Biological Sciences is true to the mission of a major research institution with more than 30 active research laboratories that delve into cutting-edge issues ranging from the workings of the brain to the harm […]

Feb 27, 2018

Teaching Faculty Spotlight: Alice Lee Gives Micro her Max

By Kathleen Wilson The following is (loosely) based on true events: Scene: 10 a.m. at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. A group of undergraduate biological sciences students, guarded by their wise and courageous mentor, Teaching […]

Feb 27, 2018

BioSci Beginnings

By Kathleen Wilson As indicated by her feature in this issue of The Scope, Teaching Assistant Professor of Microbiology Alice Lee has some good ideas. So good, she made a request for this issue — that we get to know […]

Feb 21, 2018

License to Drive: The Question of Gene Drive Ethics

By Kathleen Wilson Gene Drive: The process by which a genetic trait is “driven” through a population in order to modify it. This technique lies in the growing field of genome editing technology. While this sounds like one of the […]

Feb 14, 2018

Evan Brooks

Fun facts about Evan: Evan attended the NC School of Science and Math.  He is a Park Scholar and his resume is already three pages long, without any fluff!                                                                                        What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State […]

Jan 16, 2018

Lauren Slayton

Interview with Lauren Slayton BS in Genetics Minor in Forensic Science Anticipated Graduation:  May 2018 Fun facts about Lauren: By seeking campus opportunities, Lauren has already accrued nearly three years of research experience in the laboratory, collecting and assimilating data, […]

Nov 9, 2017

Nicole Heard

Interview with Nicole Heard BS in Biological Sciences – Integrative Physiology and Neurobiology Anticipated Graduation:  December 2017  Fun facts about Nicole: I am a first-generation college student as well as a transfer student.  I attended Alamance Community College before coming […]

Oct 2, 2017

Collin Johnson

Interview with Collin Johnson BS in Biological Sciences, Human Biology concentration Anticipated graduation:  December 2017 Hi, Collin! What do you plan to do after graduating from NC State? Human anatomy and physiology have been the most interesting subject to me […]

Sep 1, 2017

2016-2017 Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Announcements

Jennifer Landin, promotion from Teaching Assistant Professor to Teaching Associate Professor Jennifer’s research areas include: Ecology & Evolution Education and Public Outreach Learn more about Jennifer here. Betty Gardner, promotion from Teaching Associate Professor to Teaching Professor Betty’s research areas include: Education […]