Buggin’ Out: CALS’ Insect Museum Grows
When is a gift of 60,000+ insects a good thing? When it becomes part of NC State’s Insect Museum.
Dr. Allen Cohen Invited to Give Keynote Speech
Dr. Allen Cohen has been invited to be the keynote speaker for The South Carolina Entomological Society 2017 Annual Meeting, which will be held October 5th and 6th Georgetown, South Carolina. The title of Dr. Cohen’s speech is “How Insect […]
Sophia Webster Wins 3-Minute Thesis Contest
NC State’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology is working to prevent disease transmission. Sophia Webster is on the front lines.
2017 APS Award Recipients
Congratulations to members of our department who received awards at the 2017 APS Meeting
Entomology and Plant Pathology Professors Awarded and Recognized
Congratulations to the Entomology and Plant Pathology professors below who have recently been awarded
Bertone and Fisher Win 1st Place in NCSU Research Image Contest
Congratulations to Matt Bertone and Michael Fisher their winning entries in NCSU's Research Image Contest.
PhD Student Wins Chateaubriand Fellowship and NSF GROW Award
Congratulations to Kristi Backe, a Ph.D. student in Entomology and Plant Pathology, for being awarded The Chateaubriand Fellowship as well as the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) award.
Researchers Find Corn Gene Conferring Resistance to Multiple Plant Leaf Diseases
A specific gene in corn appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases.
Graduate student Sophia Webster is trying to fight Zika by engineering mosquitoes that won’t spread the disease.
Faculty Focus: Jean Ristaino Wins Fulbright Award
Jean Ristaino’s passion for ensuring food security for a fast-growing world population has taken her around the world to help other scientists and students gain skills in identifying and tracking new and re-emerging plant diseases. Her next stop: Italy.