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.
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.
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.
Gut-sy Research: 2019 AFNC Grants Support Swine, Disease Projects
The AFNC has announced its 2019 grant awards - Matt Koci and Sung Woo Kim will both study animal gut health.
“You Have to Have an Open Mind”: New PDPS Professor Prafulla Regmi
The Prestage Department of Poultry Science is pleased to welcome Dr. Prafulla Regmi to the faculty when he started June 1. We asked Regmi a few questions to introduce him as he settles in.
Faculty Spotlight: PDPS Professor Jim Petitte Works with Transgenic Poultry
Petitte came to NC State to work on his postdoctoral research in Biotechnology. Currently, Petitte is working with a team from NC State and Duke University and using poultry as a model for human disease, specifically ovarian cancer.
Meet PDPS Professor Hosni Hassan
PDPS Professor Hosni Hassan says, “Educating and training the next generation of microbiologists and scientists is what’s important. That's more valuable than finding a vaccine or cure or anything like that."
Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong
Labin “L.T.” Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he’s eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
Faculty Focus: Julieta Sherk Wins Fulbright Award
Julieta Sherk will head to Mexico next fall as a J. William Fulbright Global Scholar in Science and Technology. Learn more about her passion for landscape design as a vehicle for social change and improved community development.