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Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report
This year will be a monumental one for the Plant Sciences Initiative. Learn more about how NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is preparing to address the grand challenges of an ever-changing world – and about opportunities for getting involved.
Stuber Retiring as Head of Plant Breeding Consortium
Charles Stuber, who joined the NC State faculty in 1965, has made tremendous contributions to both science and education, and his work has helped lay the groundwork for the Plant Sciences Initiative. He and his wife, Marilyn, also have generously supported the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as donors, including through the establishment of a distinguished professorship.
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.