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.
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.
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.
A Lasting Legacy: Probiotics Pioneer Todd Klaenhammer Retires
If you’ve ever enjoyed a cup of yogurt, you’ve consumed millions of bacteria that are good for you. And Dr. Todd Klaenhammer's fingerprint is all over them.
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Patterson at Humboldt
Bob Patterson has made an annual trip to Humboldt University of Berlin for the last 22 years. Check out this article from CALS International Programs for a peek behind the scenes of his latest visit there.
Faculty Focus: New BAE Department Head Strives to Make a Lasting Mark
When Garey Fox was asked to apply for a department head position at North Carolina State University, he knew that “NC State was too good to turn down.”
How to Shape a Passion Into a Career: Award-Winner Paul Siciliano
Professor Paul Siciliano just won two national awards — and is one of the few people who can say with honesty that this isn't his first rodeo.
Faculty Focus: Tom Ranney
Over the years, Tom Ranney and his team have introduced nearly 30 new nursery, landscape and bioenergy crops. Among them: large, bold ornamental grasses that won’t spread where they aren’t wanted, hydrangeas with flowers in bright shades of pink, and compact, evergreen dogwoods.
Diving Into (Dr.) Poole
From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.
Faculty Focus: Jean Ristaino Wins Fulbright Award
Jean Ristaino’s passion for ensuring food security for a fast-growing world population has taken her around the world to help other scientists and students gain skills in identifying and tracking new and re-emerging plant diseases. Her next stop: Italy.