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Research Resources

Highlighting the benefits of our research.

Resources for CALS Faculty

CALS offers a variety of research resources for our faculty.

Beyond financial resources, we supply faculty with guidance to highlight the benefits of their research when applying for grants and endowments.

Our centers, programs and institutes play an important role in helping faculty accomplish cutting-edge research. Check out these resources to see the incredible projects we are undertaking, from looking at oyster health from ocean to plate at our Seafood Laboratory, to training the next generation of environmental economists at the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy (CEnREP).

2015-16 CALS Research Impacts

60 intellectual property disclosures
62 patents filed
936 peer-reviewed publications
$67K+ in grants

Grants and Endowments

CALS grants and endowments, often gifts from impassioned alumni and retired faculty, help faculty bring innovative, often interdisciplinary, research and teaching ideas to fruition.

Student Awards and Honors

Funding opportunities and recognition for students.

NCARS Staff

Dr. Steven A. Lommel

Associate Dean for Research, CALS Director, NCARS
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
steve_lommel@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717 Fax: 919-515-7745

Stephen P. Briggs

Launch Director, NC Plant Sciences Initiativc
203C Patterson Hall, Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
spbriggs@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-513-3874 Fax: 919-515-7745

Dr. David W. Monks

Associate Director, NCARS
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
dwm@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717 Fax: 919-515-7745

Dr. Rebecca S. Boston

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Plant Biology
Assistant Director, NCARS
202 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
boston@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-3390 Fax: 919-515-7745

Dr. Natalie A. Hummel

Assistant Director, NCARS
Director of NC State Research Stations and Field Labs
201Patterson Hall, Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
nahummel@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-4057 Fax: 919-515-7745

Dr. Deborah Thompson

Director of Research Partnerships, NCARS
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
dmt@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717

Dr. Loren R. Fisher

NCARS Special Projects Manager
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
loren_fisher@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717 Fax: 919-515-7745

Geoffrey Bock

Project Manager, NC Plant Sciences Initiative
203B Patterson Hall, Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
grbock@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-513-4284 Fax: 919-515-7745

Christy Sandy

Grant Proposal Developer
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
clsandy@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717 Fax: 919-515-7745

Cindy Conyers

Executive Assistant
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
cindy_conyers@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717 Fax: 919-515-7745

Laina Stensvold

Administrative Support Specialist
201 Patterson Hall, Campus Box 7643
NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7643
llstensv@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919-515-2717 Fax: 919-515-7745