NC State scientists, including postdoc Javier Brumos Fuentes, are exploring the molecular-level processes that cause tomatoes to ripen. What they discover could have big implications for a range of traits -- from flavor to firmness -- in fruit-bearing crops.
Student Spotlight: “I Enjoy the Challenge of Solving Problems”
Biochemistry Ph.D. student Gabriela Schroder conducts cutting-edge protein research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that has implications for drug development and human health.
Celebrate Graduate Education at Research Symposium
More than 200 graduate students will participate in NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium March 21, 1:30-4 p.m., McKimmon Center.
Envisioning Research: NC State Calls for Research Image Contest Submissions
NC State is calling on grad students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in Envisioning Research, the university’s annual research image contest.
CVM Grad Student Tyler Allen Lands on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List
Tyler Allen, Ph.D. student and president of the Graduate Student Association, has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, which highlights visionaries in 20 different industries.
A ‘Smart’ Insulin Patch May Aid Future Therapies
Yanqi Ye, biomedical engineering student, is exploring ways to use micro-needles in a skin patch prevent and control diabetes and skin cancer.
What You Should Know About CRISPR
You’ve seen headlines and possibly even heard podcasts on the topic of genetic editing. If you have not yet memorized the acronym CRISPR, you may want to start.
Blueberries: Student Works to Create Disease-Resistant Cultivars
Graduate student Ashley Yow is looking for ways to create blueberries that are resistant to mummy berry disease.
Study Shows Need for Adaptive Powered Knee Prosthesis to Assist Amputees
Study by NC State graduate student shows adaptive robotic prosthesis could be helpful to amputees attempting to adapt to real-world situations, like carrying a backpack.
His Disease, His Mission
Undeterred by a devastating diagnosis, NC State scientist and Ph.D. alumnus Michael Bereman is taking the battle to ALS.