Jan 4, 2019

Staff Spotlight: Connecting Food Safety and Microbiology

Mary Mendoza is a Research Specialist in Hosni Hassan's lab, supporting microbiology research that helps keep food safe. She gave us some insights into the lab's work and her own path to NC State.

Dec 19, 2018

Trinidad and Tobago to the Triangle: Adam Redhead to Manage the AFNC

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) recently welcomed Adam Redhead to the department as a Research Project Coordinator. His focus: "Building strong partnerships for a healthier future."

Jul 1, 2018

NC State’s AFNC Awards First Grants for Foundational Research

The Animal Food & Nutrition Consortium (AFNC) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State University is pleased to announce its first round of research grants.

Jun 26, 2018

New PDPS Positions Supporting Research, Teaching and Extension

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science is currently pursuing four faculty searches. The positions support integrated poultry production and cross-campus collaboration.

Feb 27, 2018

Talley Turkey Education Unit Dedicated

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) dedicated the Talley Turkey Education Unit on February 22 in recognition of the generous gift of Windell and Judy Talley and family. Following a luncheon and program at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center, Mr. and Mrs. Talley and other members of the Talley family visited the newly dedicated unit.

Feb 27, 2018

United Egg Producers President Visits Piedmont Research Station

United Egg Producers (UEP) President Chad Gregory and Sr. VP of Food Safety Oscar Garrison recently toured the Piedmont Research Station Poultry Farm in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Dec 19, 2017

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.

Jun 23, 2017

Livingston Seeks to Enhance Natural Antibiotics in Poultry

With consumers increasingly concerned about antibiotics in poultry, NC State University researcher Kimberly Livingston is partnering with a feed additive and animal nutrition company to find a way to raise healthier poultry without them.

Jun 22, 2017  |  Extension

PDPS Professor Edgar Oviedo Coordinates 2017 Intestinal Health Workshop at NC State

PDPS Professor Edgar Oviedo coordinates the 2017 Intestinal Health Workshop sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products LTD.

Apr 5, 2017

Xiang Explores the Evolutionary History of Dogwood Diversity

With flowering dogwoods in full bloom, NC State’s Jenny Xiang takes time out to discuss her research to understand more about the intriguing evolutionary history of its genus.