ARE Actively Involved in AgBioFEWS

Zachary Brown, ARE Assistant Professor, is a co-PI on a very exciting new NSF Training Grant, AgBioFEWS. Designed for students seeking diverse perspectives, AgBioFEWS Fellows work together to discover how biotechnology can impact society through our food, energy, and water systems.

Program Fellows receive a PhD in a natural/social science, or humanities graduate program (see options), and a graduate minor in Genetic Engineering and Society, and will:

  • Embark on their studies embedded with NC farms, with later opportunities for international internships
  • Collaborate on an interdisciplinary cohort project
  • Take advanced interdisciplinary graduate courses and incorporate AgBioFEWS into thesis
  • Receive $34,000 stipends

Watch the Video to learn more.

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