Stories From May 2019

May 31, 2019

Eric’s Good Company, Good Eats, Good Work

Eric explores Oviedo with work colleagues, where he explores the regional cuisine, and makes progress on his research project.

May 29, 2019

Kelsey Starts on DNA Extractions

During Kelsey's second week in Villaviciosa, Spain she experience a balanced life of extracting DNA and exploring Madrid.

May 28, 2019

Alexandra’s Start to her Internship

Alexandra travels 4,000 from her home town to study insect biological control at the Polytechnica University of Valencia.

May 28, 2019

Bartolome’s New Home City

Bartolome arrives in Valencia and explores his new home city.

May 28, 2019

Learning the Basics and the City

During Cristobal's first week in Valencia he set up moisture meters for his research with nutsedge and enjoyed the local cuisine and markets in the evening.

May 25, 2019

NC State Faculty and Students Lead Workshop in Peru

Drs. Heike Sederoff and Marcela Rojas-Pierce have been leading a workshop on Bioinformatics and Plant Molecular Biology in Peru.

May 22, 2019

Eric Takes on a New Adventure in Spain

Eric navigates the cultural and language intricacies in the region of Spain where he is studying the genetic responses to antimicrobial peptides by the bacteria Lactococcus lactis.

May 21, 2019

From ‘Liz’ and ‘Rocco’ to The Glean Machine: Strawberry Science at NC State

Research and Extension programs at NC State make a difference for growers – and consumers – of fresh market strawberries.

May 21, 2019

Kelsey Kolar Lands in Spain for Her International Research Experience

Kelsey Kolar has landed in Villaviciosa, Spain to start her two month research experience at the International Dairy Center. She will be researching antibiotic treatments in early-life infants (0-90 days) and thee affect on microbiota development and diversity.

May 2, 2019

Can Sweet Potatoes Save the World?

NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries.