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Geoff Bock

Director of Operations, N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

1152H Plant Sciences Building


Geoff Bock is the Director of Operations for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative (N.C. PSI) within NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). He serves as the CALS administrative liaison with PSI strategic planning consultants and task forces, and manages all day-to-day operations and project activities within the new Plant Sciences Building. Geoff previously served as Director of Marketing and Business Development at The Hamner Institutes in Research Triangle Park, where he worked to grow the Institutes’ cutting-edge safety science research platforms. He also co-managed the Hamner’s Biosciences Accelerator, which supported promising human health technologies in North Carolina by helping them on the path towards commercialization. Geoff has over 10 years of experience working in various functions and across a multitude of environments in the biotech and life sciences sectors in both the Washington, DC area and the Research Triangle. He holds Master’s degrees in Microbial Biotechnology (MMB) and Business Administration (MBA) from NC State University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Maryland.