Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”
Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory – the experience of a lifetime, she says – that has implications for drug development and human health.
NC State Charcuterie School Teaches Art, Science of Cured Meats
NC State Extension Meat Specialist (and connoisseur of cured meats) Dr. Dana Hanson and his team offer a unique course on how to make tasty -- and safe -- charcuterie.
Faculty Focus: Cancer Researcher Aims to Alleviate Suffering
Melanie Simpson, head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, is internationally recognized for her research on mechanisms of prostate cancer progression and metastasis. But it’s her determination and passion for her work that continue to move her research forward.
Student Leaders Attend National Conference
Eighteen CALS students participated in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. And, for each of them, the experience was unforgettable.
AgPack Strong: Pursuing a “Career of Exciting Research”
After a career in the military, Jim Noah found his home as a Ph.D. student at NC State. During that time, the self-described lifelong learner became passionate about biochemistry.
Student Spotlight: A Passion for Teaching and Learning
As she studies a disease that threatens the reproductive abilities of cattle, Becky Poole hopes to help farmers keep their herds healthy.
Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava
Trino Ascencio-Ibanez and his colleagues are hard at work – with the help of two major grants – protecting the food supply for an entire continent.
AgPack Strong: When a Detour from ‘Plan A’ Leads to a Dream Job
Jackie Knowles entered NC State as a veterinary bioscience major, having served a number of years in the Army. But then, just before her junior year, she found her calling and decided to change course.
How Winter Temps Can Affect Your Spring Fishing
NC State scientists have recently published research that addresses the impact low temperatures can have on spotted seatrout, one of the most popular targets for recreational anglers.
Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes
Researchers at NC State University have developed a novel approach that integrates existing technologies to improve the biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels.