life sciences

Apr 20, 2012

Message from Dean Wynne

In a memo to CALS faculty and staff, Dean Johnny C. Wynne discusses the creation of a College of Sciences at N.C. State and the process to be followed over coming months for identifying faculty members who will reside in that college.

Apr 2, 2012

Protecting poultry from Salmonella

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers are working to develop a vaccine that would protect poultry – and by extension people who eat chickens and eggs – from Salmonella.

Mar 10, 2012

Fresh off the Bench

Eager instructors, ‘cool courses’ and the very latest from the lab are the benefits of the Biotechnology Program’s unique teaching postdoctoral fellowship.

Feb 12, 2012

Biodiversity project maps urban ants

An innovative project from the CALS Department of Biology is tapping into the curiosity of young and old -- and all ages in between -- in an attempt to map the ants living in urban areas across the United States.

Feb 10, 2012

Bringing science to life

It’s an exciting time in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a time when researchers are rapidly advancing our understanding of plants, animals, people and the world they live in – and a time when this knowledge is generating innovative solutions to some of the greatest challenges that face our state, nation and world.

Feb 10, 2012

Coming in April: ‘Stewards of the Future’ research conference

Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez of Excel Venture Management will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability.”

Feb 10, 2012

Kimberly Spence studies potential effects of fracking

After her summer internship with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Kimberly Spence is more certain than ever of her decision to pursue a career in public health.

Feb 9, 2012

Harrell, historic CALS alumna and Duke microbiology professor, retires

Dr. Lizzie J. Harrell, the first African-American to receive a Ph.D. in microbiology from N.C. State, recently retired after 33 years of service at Duke University Medical Center, where she was associate director of Clinical Microbiology.

Feb 3, 2012

Celebrating the work of life scientists

In this Winter 2012 issue, we turn to the College’s life sciences in recognition of the contributions and impacts those programs are making while bringing innovative solutions to the challenges facing our citizens locally, nationally and globally.

Feb 2, 2012

Nobel Laureate, international entrepreneur headline research conference

Nobel Laureate and distinguished MIT professor Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez, best-selling author and leading authority on the global impact of life sciences, will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability” at North Carolina State University.