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Tesosinte mexicana in a field.

Jun 30, 2022

Borrowed Gene Helps Maize Adapt to High Elevations, Cold Temperatures

Important flowering time gene has origins in a Mexican highlands crop that is a precursor to modern-day corn. 

May 16, 2022

‘Whatever You Need, I’m There’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Emily and Alyssa

Brought together by the saxophone section, best friends reminisce on their time in Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Selma Okyere-Badoo wearing her NC State graduation regalia

May 9, 2022

Selma Okyere-Badoo: Champion for Health Equity

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Selma Okyere-Badoo plans to use her love for learning about new cultures to improve language barriers in the healthcare industry. 

a professor and students discussing in a lab

Mar 31, 2022

A ‘Direct, Hands-On Research Experience’ for Undergraduate Students

In one of Trino Ascencio-Ibanez's recent publications, five out of the 11 authors were undergraduate students from the Biochemistry Undergraduate Research and Training Program. 

A black female researcher using a microscope in a lab

Dec 15, 2021

Arion Kennedy: Exploring the Effects of High Fructose Consumption on Liver Function

Having a personal love of food, NC State’s Arion Kennedy has always been fascinated with understanding how what we eat can affect our health. 

Michelle Sanders

Jun 29, 2021

Building a State of Prosperity

North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders has always been passionate about two things: STEM education and serving others. The CALS alumnus shares her vision for creating a vibrant and inclusive economy for North Carolina. 

a rice field

Jun 29, 2021

Hot Nights Confuse Circadian Clocks in Rice, Hurting Crop Yields

Hotter nights are curbing crop yields for rice. New research helps us understand why. 

Jun 23, 2021

Solving Health Crises for a Better World

Four years after earning his doctorate at NC State, CALS alumnus Bradley Kearney joined the Army as a biochemist. During the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to helping establish an award-winning diagnostic laboratory in Japan, he works as a medical planner to help provide the best possible health system for all Army operations. 

A plant experiencing phosphorus deficiency

May 27, 2021

Rellán-Álvarez Receives DOE Early Career Research Funding

Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, a professor in the Department of Molecular and structural Biochemistry was awarded the funding for his research on plant adaptation to abiotic stresses. 

Ethan Thompson

May 13, 2021

Ethan Thompson: Aiding Farmers Through Research

Ethan Thompson’s dream is to help farmers feed the growing population through applied research. After earning his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, the CALS graduate will work toward a doctorate in plant pathology.