Stories From 2017

Sep 5, 2017

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.

Aug 23, 2017

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 […]

Aug 18, 2017

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.

Aug 11, 2017

2017 APS Award Recipients

Congratulations to members of our department who received awards at the 2017 APS Meeting

Aug 7, 2017

Entomology and Plant Pathology Professors Awarded and Recognized

Congratulations to the Entomology and Plant Pathology professors below who have recently been awarded

Aug 4, 2017

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.

Aug 3, 2017

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.

Jul 24, 2017

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.

Jul 10, 2017

Sophia Webster

Graduate student Sophia Webster is trying to fight Zika by engineering mosquitoes that won’t spread the disease.

Jul 7, 2017

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.