Faculty Focus: Rellán-Álvarez Discusses Maize Research
Research by Rubén Rellán Álvarez and his lab focuses on understanding the genetic, metabolic and physiological mechanisms involved in maize adaptation to abiotic stresses.
Faculty Focus: Nelson to Help USDA Guide Agricultural Innovation
Natalie Nelson, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering was selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to serve as one of the 11 subject matter experts for the USDA’s Agriculture Innovation Agenda.
Faculty Focus: Evolutionary Ecologist Seema Sheth
Meet one our newer faculty members Seema Sheth. She’s an evolutionary ecologist and studies how plants adapt to climate.
Faculty Focus: Buckel Inducted into Research Leadership Academy
Jeff Buckel studies economically and ecologically important fish to ensure good fishing for decades to come. He was one of six professors inducted into the University’s Research Leadership Academy in 2020. The Research Leadership Academy is focused on supporting the professional development of NC State research faculty.
Ken Anderson: The Good Egg
Ken Anderson’s work as a poultry scientist hasn’t been glamorous, but he's had an incredible impact on an industry important in North Carolina and beyond.
Curious, Creative, Connected, Caring
Throughout his NC State career, engineer Mike Boyette has used these four Cs as a guide for transforming North Carolina agriculture and cultivating a cadre of alumni committed to making a difference.
Horticulture’s Sherk Shows Resilience, Adaptability
Julieta Sherk, a professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, has found being adaptable and innovative is key to evolving as an educator.
Faculty Focus: Ferket Works with Companies to Improve Poultry Health and Growth
Peter Ferket has spent more than 30 years working with many companies in the poultry, feed and allied industries to improve poultry health, nutrition and production efficiency.
Faculty Focus: Holland Wins International Maize Genetics Award
Jim Holland, a U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service plant breeder and geneticist based in NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, received an international maize genetics award for his decades of research on corn diversity and breeding in disease resistance.
Carlos Iglesias: New Director of the Plant Breeding Consortium
In January the Plant Breeding Consortium welcomed Carlos Iglesias as its new director. He comes with decades of experience leading plant breeding programs in the public and private sectors and has worked with many different crops.