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.
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.
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.
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.
Kleiner Receives NIH Grant to Study Intestinal Microbiomes
Manuel Kleiner receives prestigious NIH grant to study intestinal microbe interactions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.