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Hong Wang on the porch of the her childhood home, built by Canadian missionaries.

Jun 14, 2024

GGA Faculty Spotlight: Hong Wang on Career Detours and Outlooks on Science

Growing up while China was still mostly closed to the world, Hong Wang found inspiration from small picture books about fascinating stories of famous western and eastern scientists, including Marie…

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May 6, 2024

GGA Faculty Spotlight: Anna Stepanova on Seeding Scientific Curiosity and the Best Summer Salad.

Whether you are in a state-of-the-art research lab or your own backyard, science starts with a question. For Anna Stepanova, associate professor of plant and microbial biology, these questions were…

Feb 9, 2024

Neuroscientist Christa Baker Wins C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy

Christa Baker, assistant professor of biological sciences at NC State, has received the C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy from the American Association for Anatomy. 

Dec 12, 2023

NC State’s Adler Elected Fellow at National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Kenneth Adler, professor of cell biology in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the rank of fellow at the National Academy of Inventors.  Adler, one of the world’s foremost researchers in the field of airway disease, is a top-ranked biomedical scientist who has spent decades investigating…

Dec 8, 2023

NC State Researcher Receives ‘High-Risk, High Reward’ NIH Funding 

Nathan Crook and his research team have been granted more than $1.3M from the National Institutes of Health to study whether a certain strain of yeast can help catalyze drug discovery.

Dec 1, 2023

We are Hiring: GGA Executive Director

The position of Associate Professor/Professor in Biological Sciences and Executive Director of the Genetics and Genomics Academy requires an experienced, innovative, creative, and collaborative leader with a strong background in genetics and…

Sep 19, 2023

NC State Professor Named AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow

Jason Delborne will spend a year as a staff scientist in the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office under the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Sep 14, 2023

Genetically Modified Bacteria Break Down Plastics in Saltwater

The modified organism breaks down a plastic called PET, which is a significant contributor to microplastic pollution in oceans.

Aug 2, 2023

Chemist Pierce Named Howard J. Schaeffer Distinguished Professor

The College of Sciences has named chemist Joshua Pierce as the Howard J. Schaeffer Distinguished Professor at NC State.

Jun 12, 2023

CRISPR/Cas9-Based Gene Drive Could Suppress Agricultural Pests

Researchers use for the first time a gene-drive system on an important agricultural pest.

Jun 8, 2023

30 Years of Funding Young Researchers

When Matthew Breen was growing up in Yorkshire, England, in the 1970s, his first experience with the loss of a pet was when the family dog, Penny, became very ill. The veterinarian indicated the most likely cause was cancer and suggested the most humane treatment would be to put the dog to sleep. Breen recalls…

Apr 24, 2023

Researchers Identify a New Genetic Culprit in Canine Bladder Cancers

Researchers have identified new genetic mutations linked to a subset of canine bladder cancers.