Faculty and Staff

Feb 22, 2021

Lin Walker Brings Applied Research Passion to PDPS and Poultry Extension

Food safety is an important, ongoing concern for poultry producers and consumers. PDPS is happy to announce Lin Walker as our new Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist focusing on applied microbiology.

Oct 9, 2020

Sean Chen Brings Research Expertise and More to PDPS

Get to know Sean Chen. The newest addition to the PDPS and CALS faculty, he's a vet with deep research expertise, a range of hobbies and a desire to collaborate.

Oct 2, 2020

A New Track: Malheiros Moves Into Reproductive Physiology Position

We're excited that long-time colleague Ramon Malheiros transitioned in July to a tenure-track position emphasizing poultry reproductive physiology, and plans to continue and expand his collaborations.

Sep 8, 2020

Batting 1000: Feed Milling Awarded Third DELTA Grant

DELTA Grants has announced the 2020-2021 awardees and there are a couple of familiar faces on the list. It’s grants, not baseball, but power hitters Adam Fahrenholz and Marissa Herchler are batting a thousand.

Aug 20, 2020

New and Essential: Jennifer Harrison Joins Feed Mill Team

What do cowboy mounted shooting, making animal feed and NC State have in common? NC State Feed Mill's newest research tech, Jennifer Harrison, has them all covered!

Jun 2, 2020

The AFNC’s Next Phase: Vivien Lettry Takes Over Project Coordination

PDPS recently welcomed Vivien Lettry as the Research Project Coordinator/Manager for the AFNC. She'll coordinate research projects and help guide the AFNC into its next phase.

May 26, 2020

Honoring a Legacy: Andrea Rubio Receives First Award in Honor of Dr. John Thomas Brake

A memorial endowment set up by the late Dr. John Brake's family honors his legacy and helps fund graduate student education. Andrea Rubio, the first recipient of the memorial graduate award, shares her journey.

Apr 20, 2020

“Passionate about serving community and industry”: Jonas Asbill Joins Poultry Extension

A lot has changed since December, when Dan Campeau retired. In the midst of alternative work arrangements in response to COVID-19, we're happy to welcome Jonas Asbill, our new poultry Area Specialized Agent.

Apr 9, 2020

Student, Alum, New Staff: Lisa O’Quinn Knows the Pack Inside and Out

We asked Lisa O'Quinn, our new CEU Research Technician what it's like to start a new job during COVID-19. She's got a unique perspective: she started out as an NC State student, graduated into our alumni family and then came back to work with us!

Mar 30, 2020

Koci Helps Keep COVID-19 Facts Straight With Snopes

Matt Koci, a professor in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science with expertise in virology and pathogens, recently weighed in on COVID-19 for an article on Snopes.com.