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Rodolphe Barrangou, a pioneer in the discovery of CRISPR, joins Chancellor Woodson at the Plant Sciences Building. The image also contains the Red Chair Chats graphic, which says "Red Chair Chats with Chancellor Woodson. Special guest: Rodolphe Barrangou."

Jul 10, 2024

The CRISPR Revolution: Chancellor Woodson Talks Science and Innovation with Professor Rodolphe Barrangou

Professor Rodolphe Barrangou joins Chancellor Woodson to discuss CRISPR, a game-changing technology that has turned science fiction into reality. 

Photo of CRISPR-modified and wild trees in an NC State greenhouse.

Jul 13, 2023

Building a Better Forest Tree With CRISPR Gene Editing

Researchers reduce lignin levels and improve wood properties in poplar trees using the increasingly popular gene-editing system. 

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Jan 6, 2023

Rodolphe Barrangou Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

NC State's CRISPR pioneer receives another prestigious honor. 

Wang and Barrangou pose for a picture in one of their greenhouses, with Eucalyptus and Poplar trees

Mar 16, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

After receiving support from the Chancellor's Innovation Fund, two professors' sustainable forestry startup is using new technology to mitigate climate change. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower lit red.

Jul 29, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Catalyzes 6 Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the… 

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Mar 10, 2020

Study Shows CRISPR Effectiveness Against Colitis Pathogen

Researchers use the CRISPR-Cas3 system to strike formidable foe. 

Highlighted bacteria used for CRISPR manipulation. Image provided by Locus Biosciences.

May 29, 2019

$20M Investment Bolsters Locus Biosciences’ CRISPR-Cas Innovation

See how an NC State spinout is working to combat bacterial infections with support from a groundbreaking partnership.