Stories From 2017

Dec 19, 2017

Scientist to the Senators: Ph.D. Student Johanna Elsensohn

Entomology Ph.D. student Johanna Elsensohn’s first trip to Washington, D.C., to speak with policymakers was almost two years ago — and it changed everything.

Dec 19, 2017

Scott Lab Research Featured During Visit from Central American Officials

At NC State, Dr. Max Scott and his lab are engineering transgenic strains of sheep blowfly, which is a pest species in Australia but also serves as model system for the New World screwworm, a closely related blowfly.

Nov 20, 2017

2017 Masters Symposium

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology held its annual MS Symposium on November 17th, in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library.

Nov 13, 2017

2017 ESA Conference Winners

Entomology and Plant Pathology department members are awarded at the 2017 Entomological Society of America conference.

Oct 25, 2017

A Perfect Partnership: New CALS Scientists Anna Whitfield and Dorith Rotenberg

For new CALS scientists Anna Whitfield and Dorith Rotenberg, knowing more about the molecular-level interplay among viruses, insect vectors and host plants could be key to developing better ways to protect farmers around the world from billions of dollars’ worth of crop loss.

Oct 17, 2017

Insect Allies: How the Enemies of Corn May Someday Save It

A new technology could make it possible to save a growing crop from imminent widespread disaster – whether drought, pest or disease. And it doesn’t come in a sprayer.

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college’s annual Alumni Awards Ceremony.

Sep 18, 2017

Want to Get “Ants”-y? CALS Alum at Quail Ridge Books

CALS alumna Eleanor Spicer Rice will fill you in on your closest — and tiniest — neighbors.

Sep 15, 2017

Department Represented at CALS Tailgate

Thank you to the department members who represented the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the CALS Tailgate on September 9th.

Sep 13, 2017

Department Members Recognized at 2017 CALS Alumni Awards

Congratulations to the four members of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, both current and past, who were recognized at the 2017 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Awards.  The award ceremony was held on September 8, 2017 at the NC State University Club.