Give to the

Microbiology Graduate Program

The NC State Microbiology Graduate Program seeks your help in investing in our students, programs, technical advances and innovative entrepreneurship.  MGP people and programs help shape research leaders of tomorrow and address important energy, environmental, food and health issues impacting our world.  The interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts of the program, involving faculty, students and corporate leaders throughout the region, provide a competitive advantage compared to other institutions.  Your funding and gifts ensure continued success in achieving strategic initiatives in education and technology advancement in North Carolina and globally.

Education & Programs

Microbiology is both a traditional interdisciplinary field and at the cutting edge of agricutlture, biotechnology and health sciences. Gifts have a direct impact on MGP students by supporting the best qualified and providing educational experiences in preparation for an ever-changing technological future.  Funding helps us to attract the brightest educators and students who contribute to the success of the program and the reputation of NC State University.

MGP graduates become valuable employees across the region and nation.  Our technologies and graduates provide established and start-up companies with resources that keep North Carolina competitive nationwide and globally.  With your help, our students and programs will make even greater impacts, making the MGP a great place to invest.

Ways to Give

All gifts play an important and tangible role in our program. We appreciate your support and commitment to providing the best microbiology education, research and entrepreneurial opportunities in North Carolina.

Endowments Benefitting Microbiology at NC State University

Give to the Microbiology Graduate Education & Research Fund

Dobrogosz/BioGaia Graduate Fund for Excellence

Leo W. Parks Distinguished Microbiology Lectureship & Honors Scholarship for Undergraduate Teaching

To create a new named endowement to benefit the MGP:
Contact Chris Wessel, CALS Advancement (919-515-7678 or via email at and she can help you develop the type of legacy you desire.

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