Tradition Meets Innovation

November 18, 2022 | Guest Author

Kristen Sargent, CALS Magazine Fall 2022  | Fueled by their father’s passion for agriculture, Ruthie and DJ Stokes are keeping a family promise: do what you love. The fourth-generation farmers have found common ground in supporting producers back home and feeding a growing population....

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Modesta Abugu in a Sweetpotato field in Clinton, NC. Photo credit: Simon Fraher, NC State University.

Modesta Abugu: Improving Sweetpotato Flavor for Nutrition Security

October 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Brandon Hopper, October 7, 2022  | Ph.D. student Modesta Abugu is researching flavor compounds in sweetpotatoes with a goal of increasing consumption and improving global nutrition security....

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Jabeen Ahmad in lab with colleagues

Blog: Archea, Microbial Superheroes?

September 27, 2022 | Guest Author

Jabeen Ahmad, September 27, 2022 | Food insecurity is a concern now and in the future. Globally, the United Nations estimates that about 690 million people are food insecure. By the year 2050, the world population is expected to reach nine billion people, requiring food supplies to double. ...

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NC State part of $26 million grant to study microbiomes

September 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Heidi Reid, September 7, 2022 | NC State is taking part in the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr) to research genetically engineered microbiomes. ...

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Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

September 7, 2022 | Guest Author

Nash Dunn, September 7, 2022 | At NSF center, NC State to Lead Research on Societal and Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies...

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Fred Gould, photo by Christopher Michel_color

Researchers Propose New Framework for Regulating Engineered Crops

September 1, 2022 | Guest Author

Mick Kulikoswki, September 1, 2022 | A Policy Forum article published today in Science calls for a new approach to regulating genetically engineered (GE) crops, arguing that current approaches for triggering safety testing vary dramatically among countries and generally lack scientific merit – particularly as advances in crop breeding have blurred the lines between conventional breeding and genetic engineering....

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GES Center Co-Director Jennifer Kuzma. Photo by Marc Hall

NC State to Research Implications of Engineered Microbiomes with New NSF Center Grant

August 10, 2022 | Guest Author

Deborah Strange, August 10, 2022 | NC State University is part of a five-year, $26 million National Science Foundation center researching microbiome engineering....

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A photo of the landscape on the Galapagos Islands. Hills are made up of volcanic rock and are interspersed with small bodies of water.

NC State Brings Expertise, Interdisciplinarity to Galapagos Consortium

July 29, 2022 | Guest Author

Deborah Strange, July 29, 2022 | In joining the International Galapagos Science Consortium, NC State bolsters its current research and service on the archipelago....

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¿Será la edición génica una alternativa de corto plazo para hacer frente a la subida de precios de alimentos?

July 26, 2022 | Guest Author

Gonzalo Muñoz y Mike Jones, March 29, 2022 | La edición génica es la metodología más reciente y por lo tanto es necesario crear nuevos marcos regulatorios, patentes y licenciamientos....

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Plant Science Pioneer Fights Late Blight of the Past and Future

March 29, 2022 | Guest Author

March 29, 2022 | Jean Ristaino has made history by tracking late blight’s origins, and she is making history again by fighting future late blight outbreaks as a scientist with the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative....

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Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

March 16, 2022 | Guest Author

March 16, 2022 | Just shy of three years ago, Jack Wang and Rodolphe Barrangou — two NC State professors — received support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, a competitive internal seed funding program. Now, their startup TreeCo is thriving....

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NC State University Awarded BioMADE Funding to Advance U.S. Bioindustrial Manufacturing by Educating Future Workers

March 3, 2022 | Guest Author

With a new project funded by BioMADE — led by professor Gary Gilleskie — NC State will help train the workforce needed to advance bioindustrial manufacturing in the U.S....

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Tips for a Good Zoom Recording

February 16, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

Whether you are giving a big presentation, or responsible for making sure it goes well, here are some tips to make sure your next Zoom meeting recording looks great. ...

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NC State receives USDA/NIFA grant to evaluate societal impacts and foster sustainability of GE and nanotech in agriculture

February 11, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

February 10, 2022 | Khara Grieger, together with GES Co-director Jennifer Kuzma, will lead a $650,000 project that will support the responsible development of novel agrifood technologies to contribute to more sustainable food and ag systems. ...

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2021-22 University Faculty Scholars Named

February 8, 2022 | Staff

NC State recently announced its 2021-22 class of University Faculty Scholars. These 23 early- and mid-career faculty received this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond....

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