GES Center Awarded Half-Million Dollar Grant to Study Responsible Innovation of Food Nanotechnology
GES Center director Jennifer Kuzma and senior research scholar Khara Grieger will lead a two-year, USDA-funded study of responsible innovation of food nanotechnology.
Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow
Jennifer Kuzma has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kuzma is the college's Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center.
Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education
Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.
Trump’s Plan to Reshuffle Government Strikes Familiar Notes
President Donald Trump has proposed reorganizing parts of the federal government in ways that sound very familiar to those who follow U.S. science policy, including NC State social scientist Jennifer Kuzma, who directs the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. Science Magazine asked her to comment.
Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study
A review paper from NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center recommends that a large-scale study is needed to slow pest resistance to herbicides and pesticides.
Trump’s Ag Dept Reverses Course on Biotech Rules
Jennifer Kuzma, a social scientist who co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.
College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty
Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.
The U.S. Regulations for Biotechnology Are Woefully Out of Date
The chronic challenge with biotechnology regulation is that it can’t keep up with the fast pace of innovation. Jennifer Kuzma, distinguished professor of public and international affairs and co-director of NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center, featured.
Are we prepared for our gene altered future?
The impending genetic boom goes beyond CRISPR and could have very wide-reaching implications — from feeding billions, to curing disease, to improving animal welfare. Those are the upsides. They could also have dire unintended consequences, for human health or even by disrupting entire ecosystems. Jennifer Kuzma, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
5 Biotech Products U.S. Regulators Aren’t Ready For
A new report issued by the National Academy of Sciences says U.S. regulatory agencies need to prepare for new plants, animals and microbes that will hit the market in the next five to 10 years. “All these products have the potential to be beneficial, but the question is, how do they compare to the alternative?” says Jennifer Kuzma, co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center at NC State University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences committee that prepared the report.