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Machelle Baker Sanders

Jun 29, 2021

Building a State of Prosperity

North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders has always been passionate about two things: STEM education and serving others. The CALS alumnus shares her vision for creating a vibrant and inclusive economy for North Carolina. 

A man standing in a lab by himself

Jan 25, 2021

Faculty Focus: Molecular and Structural Biochemistry’s Thomas Makris

Thomas Makris, who joined the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry in August as an associate professor, is pursuing enzyme research that could lead to better fuels, medicines and more. 

Hands making wolfpack sign

May 20, 2020

Goodnight Scholars to Join CALS

Four new students will explore their interests in biochemistry, sustainable agriculture, plant biology and horticulture, with support from a full-tuition scholarship. 

CALS student Dedreanna Scott is dancing with the NCSU Dance Company this Thursday

Apr 4, 2017

CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research

CALS students push themselves beyond traditional science classes, and in turn, find fresh perspective and a much-needed outlet for stress relief and creative thinking. 

Nov 16, 2015

Crystal clear

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences research related to water spans the basic to the applied. Here, Dr. Flora Meilleur of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry discusses her fundamental research using crystallography to better understand the three-dimensional arrangement of atoms in enzymes and what that could mean for water conservation. 

Apr 2, 2013

Biochemistry grad honored at West Virginia University

Samantha Smith, a 2011 North Carolina State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and chemistry, recently received the Patricia “Pat” Fedeles Award for Compassion in Physical Diagnosis given by the West Virginia University School of Medicine. 

Feb 7, 2012

Virus discovery holds mystery, potential

A previously unknown virus discovered by North Carolina State University scientists may hold keys to managing another virus that causes a debilitating disease. 

Apr 28, 2011

Chandler Walker: Biomedical researcher in the making

One of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' top students, Chandler Walker, says N.C. State University has taught her how to be a scientist and put her on the path toward a biomedical research career.