Faculty and Staff

Mar 15, 2018

Just-in-Time Tomatoes?

NC State scientists are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen, and what they find could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops.

Mar 14, 2018

NC State Researcher Awarded Grant to Improve Honeybee Health

CALS' David Tarpy won a grant to research the impact of pesticide exposure on honeybee colony disease prevalence and reproductive potential.

Mar 9, 2018

Dunphy Wins National Award

For lifetime contributions and leadership, NC State University's E. James Dunphy recently won the American Soybean Association's Pinnacle Award. 

Mar 5, 2018

Collins Wins Prestigious Watauga Medal

When North Carolina agricultural leaders talk about Watauga Medal Winner William K. Collins Sr., the accolades flow.

Feb 27, 2018

Faculty Focus: Gunter Gears Up for Yet Another Challenge

Chris Gunter talks about his unique role as an extension vegetable production specialist, researcher, teacher and, soon, administrator with NC State’s Department of Horticultural Science.

Feb 21, 2018

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.

Feb 2, 2018

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.

Jan 29, 2018

Extension’s Women in Agriculture: Looking To The Future

Agriculture isn’t the easiest way to make a living, and women face even more than the usual obstacles. But things are changing. For the final article in the yearlong series, Lee County Extension looks to the future of women in agriculture.

Jan 17, 2018

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou adds another award to his long list of accolades: the 2018 NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Jan 12, 2018

Faculty Focus: In Retirement, Larry Hancock Will Continue Helping 4-H’ers Open Windows on the World

As Larry Hancock retires, he reflects on his life-changing experiences with NC State Extension and its 4-H camping program.