CVM Study to Use Innovative Cancer Detection Tool, Seeks Participants
A clinical study launching at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is targeting a common canine cancer that is difficult to treat. The CADET BRAF, the world’s first liquid biopsy to detect cancer in dogs, was developed in the lab of Matthew Breen, CVM professor of genomics and the Oscar J. Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology Genetics.
In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments
Boosted by philanthropy, translational research at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine aims at increasing the effectiveness and reducing the complications of treatments for cancer – for animals and people.
CNR Student Spotlight: Celeste Kathleen
Senior Celeste Kathleen recently presented research at the Association of Science and Technology Centers annual conference in San Jose, California. Kathleen, who works full-time at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh, said support from CNR's Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund helped her travel west – and helped her "shatter self-doubt and realize that I have things to bring to the table."
Undergraduate Research Program Provides Early Vet School Experience
The College of Veterinary Medicine's undergraduate research program is an immersive introduction to the college and to the wide world of veterinary medicine. Launched in 2013, the Undergraduate Research Program provides a formal outlet for faculty-student research experiences. Recent participants include Greg Bacola and Goodnight Scholar Kelsie Dougherty, now in her second year at CVM.
His Disease, His Mission
Undeterred by a devastating diagnosis, NC State scientist Michael Bereman is taking the battle to ALS.
Faculty Research Award Recipient Profile: Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya
The Poole College Board of Advisers has provided financial support for a new awards program recognizing faculty for research productivity. These outstanding scholars, named in May, receive a monetary award and carry the honorary title of Poole Advisory Board Scholar for the 2017-18 academic year. Meet one of them: Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya, associate professor of supply chain management.
Caring for Aging Animals
An extraordinary gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine from alumna Kady M. Gjessing lays the foundation for a veterinary gerontology program at NC State.
Let There Be Light – The Path to No Microbes
Dr. Dimitris Argyropoulos, Finland Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in the College of Natural Resources' Department of Forest Biomaterials, and two other faculty members are creating the company Lumicide. It will produce an innovative nontoxic, green additive for an antimicrobial paint activated by air and light. Painted surfaces, like doorknobs, will kill microbes, viruses and fungi on contact -- ideal for places like hospitals, cruise ships and home nurseries.
New Manufacturing Process Opens Market to More Competition
NC State researchers led by Jay Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.
NC State Digital Humanities Projects Headed to Smithsonian
Two NC State digital humanities projects will be on display next month at the Smithsonian as part of a new festival highlighting innovative research, including work from the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies.