Faculty

Aug 8, 2019

NC State Faculty Invited to 1st International Native Berry Conference in Peru

On August 22nd, three NC State faculty will be going to Peru to present on their research and strategies for domesticating and sustainably developing native berries in Cajamarca region of Peru. The conference organizer, Dr. Antoniette Ornella Gutierrez from the […]

Jun 13, 2019

Crop Resilience Is Focus of New Interdisciplinary Research

International, interdisciplinary project featuring ten CALS researchers will focus on microbial interactions with wheat.

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 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.

Apr 25, 2019

CALS Makes Mark on the NCSU Global Engagement Exposition

Three CALS faculty were recognized for their leadership in international research at the 2019 Global Engagement Exposition.

Apr 11, 2019

Novozymes and CALS Sign Five-Year Research Agreement

Global biotechnology company, Novozymes, signs an agreement with CALS to support industry-university research, making it easier for Novozymes to partner with NC State and CALS faculty on research projects.

Mar 18, 2019

Food Scientist Honored

Josip Simunovic, a research professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has been named one of 12 new fellows by the Institute of Food Technologists.

Feb 22, 2019

CALS Researchers Secure Internationalization Seed Grants

Three CALS faculty were selected to receive up to $5,000 in seed funding for their international collaboration projects from the NC State Internationalization Seed Grant program.

Jan 30, 2019

The First World Congress on Agritourism: Highlights and Contributions From NCSU

Dr. Carla Barbieri and Claudia Gil Arroyo traveled to Bolzano, Italy, to participate in the first-ever World Congress on Agritourism. As the academic keynote speaker, Barbieri presented the advances and the future directions of agritourism research in the US and Canada. Gil Arroyo led a panel session on the contribution of agritourism for the future of rural areas. She also presented on gender roles in community-based agritourism, a study she led in the Peruvian Andes.

Jan 15, 2019

Global Research Outreach in Nairobi: Biochemistry’s Jose Ascencio-Ibanez

Teaching Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research Jose Ascencio-Ibanez recently attended a one-week outreach initiative in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal: partner with international researchers to help identify drivers of viral evolution infecting cassava plants, an important staple crop