Genetic ‘Hitchhikers’ Can Be Directed Using CRISPR
NC State researchers use CRISPR to make large scale genetic changes to bacteria by co-opting a natural process.
NC State Names New Murdock Distinguished Professors
Colin Kay and Giuseppe Valacchi, professors at North Carolina State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) in Kannapolis, have been named David H. Murdock Distinguished Professors.
In Ironic Twist, CRISPR System Used to Befuddle Bacteria
NC State researchers flip the script by engineering a virus to carry a CRISPR system to change a bacterium’s genes.
Eureka! Industry-Changing Breakthroughs
From the food we eat, to the species we protect, to the ways we care for our bodies, North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences continues its long tradition of transformative innovation.
An All-Angles Perspective
Beguiled by bees and beer, NC State senior Ray Baek is building leadership skills, experience and knowledge needed for a career in food preservation innovation.
Pack Running Back Gains Yardage in Nutrition Science
Demarcus Jones, a running back for the NC State Wolfpack and a senior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, found his passion for nutrition at a young age. He also sees his future degree as a way to stay involved with football.
Food Safety a ‘Labor of Love’ for CALS Alumna
Improving our food system is a priority for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Caitlin Boon. A former employee with the Food and Drug Administration, Boon is now ready to tackle new challenges as she continues to keep our food safe and healthy.
NC State Spinout Company Seeks to Spark Innovation, Fight Food Waste
SinnovaTek, a company co-founded by an NC State professor and one of his former students, helps small-scale entrepreneurs get products to market while curbing food waste from farms.
As a former culinary instructor, graduate student Riya Magiya wanted to better understand the science behind keeping food healthy and safe.
Some Commercial Sanitizers May Not Work as Well Against Norovirus as Originally Thought
Of four sanitizers studied, three had little effect on human norovirus.