Genetic Engineering and Society Center

Aug 2, 2019

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.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Science Magazine

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Engineering and Society Center, tells Science Magazine she is not surprised that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan to overhaul how it regulates biotechnology products such as genetically engineered crops.

Feb 25, 2017  |  ABC Australia: Radio National

Governance of Gene Editing Technology

Jennifer Kuzma, professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, was interviewed on an ABC Australia science radio show. CRISPR-Cas 9 is a powerful gene editing tool that Kuzma believes should be discussed more openly.

Nov 2, 2016  |  Associated Press

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Not Focusing On Biggest Threats, Risk Experts Say

It's a scary world out there, risk experts agree, but they say Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton often focus on the wrong dangers — fixing on hazards that are unlikely, or unlikely to cause massive pain. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.

Sep 6, 2016  |  Wired

Genes Might Be Helping the Tasmanian Devil Fight Off Face Cancer

Increasingly, genetic techniques are giving conservationists new strategies to protect endangered species smarter and faster. Jennifer Kuzma, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.