Posts Tagged ‘life sciences’

Science enthusiasts raise a pint at Tir Na Nog

Three men sitting

A group of faithful science enthusiasts gathered Tuesday night at Tir Na Nog pub in downtown Raleigh to raise a pint and hear scientists from the SE Climate Science Center talk about global climate change.

Agbiosciences drive economic growth, job creation in the Southern U.S.

Jeremy Pattison, strawberry breeder

Amid news of a still sputtering U.S. economic recovery, a report released today shows the nation’s agbioscience industries are growing, especially in the South. According to a Battelle study, agriculture, forestry and fisheries production generates $240 billion in regional economic activity within the Southern region and supports over 2.2 million jobs with labor income totaling $62 billion.

Day four on the dean’s tour: Wilson, Greenville and Columbia

Lee Scripture (left) and Richard Linton

Nearly 100 people came together Oct. 30 to welcome the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ new dean, Dr. Richard Linton, to northeastern North Carolina and to share their ideas on the College’s future.

Message from Dean Wynne

In a memo to CALS faculty and staff, Dean Johnny C. Wynne discusses the creation of a College of Sciences at N.C. State and the process to be followed over coming months for identifying faculty members who will reside in that college.

Protecting poultry from Salmonella

Drs. Hosni Hassan and Dr. Matt Koci

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers are working to develop a vaccine that would protect poultry – and by extension people who eat chickens and eggs – from Salmonella.

Fresh off the Bench

Teaching postdoc Dr. Heather Miller

Eager instructors, ‘cool courses’ and the very latest from the lab are the benefits of the Biotechnology Program’s unique teaching postdoctoral fellowship.

Biodiversity project maps urban ants

Andrea Lucky

An innovative project from the CALS Department of Biology is tapping into the curiosity of young and old — and all ages in between — in an attempt to map the ants living in urban areas across the United States.

Bringing science to life

CALS life science researchers are rapidly advancing our understanding of plants, animals, people and the world they live in.

It’s an exciting time in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a time when researchers are rapidly advancing our understanding of plants, animals, people and the world they live in – and a time when this knowledge is generating innovative solutions to some of the greatest challenges that face our state, nation and world.

Coming in April: ‘Stewards of the Future’ research conference

Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp and Juan Enriquez of Excel Venture Management will headline the conference “Stewards of the Future: Research for Human Health and Global Sustainability.”

Kimberly Spence studies potential effects of fracking

Kimberly Spence

After her summer internship with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Kimberly Spence is more certain than ever of her decision to pursue a career in public health.

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