Department Events

Jun 30, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.

Jun 15, 2020

Daniela Pezzini Awarded Second Fellowship

Entomology and Plant Pathology PhD student Daniela Pezzini was awarded the AgBioFEWS fellowship and will also become a FFAR Fellow.

May 29, 2020

DEPP Congratulates Spring 2020 Graduates

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology would like to congratulate its Spring 2020 graduates:   PP-PHD Reny Mathew –  Lab Emily Meyers –  Lab   PP-MS Jean Beacorn Tsz Wai Wong   PP-MR Allison Anthony Samuel Cude   ENT-PHD […]

May 29, 2020

Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.

May 28, 2020

DEPP Announces Inaugural PhD and Postdoc Awards

This year, each awardee will receive up to $750 each towards expenses for travel to professional meetings or other eligible professional development expenses from the department.

Apr 30, 2020

2020 APS Awardees

Several faculty members from NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology will be recognized at Plant Health, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.

Apr 29, 2020

ENT 491/591/791 – 002 – Open for Enrollment

Insects display a range of pathogenic and mutualistic interactions that are rarely encountered elsewhere in the natural world.

Apr 16, 2020

Villani Lab’s Research on Rapid Apple Decline Highlighted in Science

Sara Villani was interviewed for an article in Science magazine about research on Rapid Apple Decline (RAD). 

Mar 10, 2020

Levenson Awarded for Research on Supporting Native Bees

During the spring North Carolina Ag and Life Sciences Research Foundation (NCALS) meeting on March 4, seven postdoctoral fellows and graduate students presented their research.

Mar 3, 2020

DEPP Attends APS Southern Division Meeting

DEPP members attended The American Phytopathological Society Southern Division meeting in Charleston, SC in February.