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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.