research

Sep 29, 2020

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.

Aug 31, 2020

A New IDEA: Pairing Trainees with Computational Experts During the Pandemic

This spring in the midst of a pandemic, a committee of CALS faculty members matched graduate students and postdocs with data they needed to analyze or model computationally to computational experts with the necessary expertise. Learn more about how the collaboration is going for three trainees.

Aug 24, 2020

For the Next Agricultural Revolution, Look to the Microbiome

A national task force led by scientists with NC State ties says the plant microbiome could be key to unlocking the agricultural revolution needed to feed a fast-growing world population.

Aug 18, 2020

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.

Aug 14, 2020

Kleiner Receives NIH Grant to Study Intestinal Microbiomes

Manuel Kleiner receives prestigious NIH grant to study intestinal microbe interactions.

Aug 10, 2020

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.

Aug 6, 2020

Study Could Lead to Power Over Parasite

Researchers find genetic targets for controlling the New World screwworm, a deadly insect pest that feeds on livestock, wildlife, pets and even humans in the Western Hemisphere.

Jul 29, 2020

Animal Sciences’ Holt Gets Support from Chancellor’s Innovation Fund

Jonathan Holt, Department of Animal Science, and James Martin, Department of Chemistry, have teamed up to create CarboZn, which encapsulates a mineral form of zinc in cellulose that can be added to feed.

Jul 22, 2020

Returning to Farming’s Roots in the Battle Against the ‘Billion-Dollar Beetle’

A new study by entomologists at the University of Arizona in collaboration with CALS' associate professor Zack Brown reaffirms the importance of crop rotation and diversification in combating the western corn rootworm’s resistance to biotech crops.

Jul 22, 2020

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.