genetics

Jan 13, 2022

Wernsman Lecture

 Dr. Maria Salas Fernandez Associate Professor, Dept. of Agronomy, Iowa State University Moderated by Eric Butoto   Wernsman Lecture March 9, 2022 Information   All seminars begin at 3:30 PM on Wednesdays. We will continue to do Zoom seminars for […]

Feb 16, 2022  |  Honors and Awards

Kuraparthy Awarded For Cotton Improvement Research

For his exceptional contributions to cotton genetics understanding and plant improvement, Vasu Kuraparthy, received the Cotton Genetics Research Award from the National Cotton Council of America.

Nov 29, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Spencer Haroldson

You don't have to grow up on a farm to work in agriculture. Spencer Haroldson, a junior crop biotechnology major, is motivated to improve food security by solving biological issues. 

Oct 22, 2020  |  Honors and Awards

Candace Haigler Awarded for Cotton Fiber Research

NC State cotton fiber scientist Candace Haigler is the first recipient of the 2020 Women in Agriculture Biotechnology and Genetics Award from Cotton Incorporated.

Oct 15, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

A Celebration of Innovation

10,091,963 was a number of prime importance in 2018.  It was the second patent number issued jointly to Drs. Ralph Dewey and Ramsey Lewis last year.

Oct 5, 2018

PhD Exit Seminar Announcement

“Genomic prediction and QTL validation for resistance to Fusarium ear rot and fumonisin in maize”  Thiago Marino  Under the direction of Dr. James Holland   Friday, October 19, 2018 9:00 AM 2405 Williams Hall

Dec 1, 2017  |  Faculty Focus

Meet Amanda Hulse-Kemp

“There’s a breadth of information across this department and I look forward to many collaborations. Our department has the ability to look at the total setting, the whole big picture.”

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research

Tom Isleib unveils high-oleic version of popular peanut cultivar

At his final field day as NC State’s peanut breeder, Tom Isleib announced the release of Bailey II, a high-oleic version of the highly popular Bailey variety released in 2008.