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Sweet APPS team sitting at a table together

Nov 7, 2022

Sweet-APPS Yielding Sweet Success

From deploying innovative sensors to creating productive relationships with stakeholders, the Sweetpotato Analytics for Produce Provenance and Scanning project has had a rewarding first two years. 

NC State Phytotron

Oct 24, 2022

In Memoriam Judith Thomas

We are saddened to announce that Dr. Judith Thomas, Professor and PMB Alumnas passed away on June 21st.  

James Levi Alumni Spotlight

Oct 23, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: James Levi

James Levi graduated from NC State with a Masters of Microbial Biotechnology in 2022. Check out what he has been up to since graduating! 

Gerald Elkan with Elkan Lecture speaker Nicole Lurie, Park Scholars from the Class of 2019 and the Class of 2020, and members of the Elkan Lecture Selection Committee.

Oct 17, 2022

In Memoriam Gerald H. Elkan

We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Gerald Elkan, a distinguished professor of microbiology here at NC State. 

Photo of 3D printer bioprinting plant cells.

Oct 14, 2022

3D Printing Plant Cells Shows Promise for Studying Cell Function

Researchers take a big step in showing efficacy of bioprinting plant cells to study cellular communication and viability in a controlled environment. 

A man standing in a soybean field

Oct 10, 2022

New Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration Will Tackle Global Challenges

A new collaboration between NC State and the Technical University of Denmark aims to uncover new biology-based methods for CO2 management and sustainable fertilizer production. 

Young woman in a yellow blouse smiling

Oct 6, 2022

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month: Mara Cuebas-Irizarry

Mara Cuebas-Irizarry promotes her Puerto Rican heritage by engaging with and serving in Latinx communities on campus and beyond. 

Howling cow ice cream in front of Talley wolves

Oct 4, 2022

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Newsletter – Fall 2022

The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology introduces new members of our department and recognizes exciting new updates in our labs. 

2022 CALS Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni

Sep 20, 2022

2022 CALS Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences celebrates its alumni award recipients for 2022. 

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Aug 19, 2022

Microbial Biotechnology Grad Student Interns at Novozymes

Kathryn Landry, a graduate student in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, worked with Novozymes to create sustainable household cleaners using microbes, combining her interest in science and the environment.