Partner Profile: BRI Taps NC State Talent and Technology
Globally recognized BioResource International translates academic research into a growing agricultural biotechnology business – and partnerships with NC State and its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have played a role.
States’ 4-H International Honors NC State Extension’s Daniel Collins
The non-profit organization, which conducts cultural immersion programs with Extension 4-H centers around the world, recently presented NC State Extension's own Daniel Collins with the 2018 Rookie of the Year award.
Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed
Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.
PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”
Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.
Creating Molecular Tools To Impact Plant Growth
NSF CAREER award winner Anna Stepanova is creating molecular tools to turn certain plant genes on and off at will. She also plans to create a new biotechnology class and start an outreach effort for high school students and their science teachers.
Food Science Focus In New Scholars Program
Eight students from seven different universities gain unique hands-on experience at NC State as part of the Food Science Education and Extension Summer Scholars Program.
Will Hemp Be a Good Crop for North Carolina?
NC State Extension educators reflect on the second season that farmers have produced the crop under state’s pilot industrial hemp program.
Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doctor Josh Henry
A love of plants led Josh Henry to NC State, where he’s earning a Ph.D. in horticultural science and crop science.
Symposium: Intersection of Science, Business and Education
NC State will mark the 15th year of its Master of Microbial Biotechnology program with a Nov. 8 symposium focusing on the intersection of science, business and education. Keynote speakers will be life science industry leaders Eric Ward of AgBiome and Paul Garofolo of Locus Biosciences.
Ants for Antibiotics?: Omar Halawani Is on the Hunt
How do ant colonies defend themselves from harmful bacteria? NC State master’s student Omar Halawani is looking for answers.