Emily Packard

Oct 25, 2023

Nathan Crook Receives NIH DP2 Grant

Nathan Crook has received a 2023 National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award for his project, Brewing Anti-Toxin Drugs Using Probiotic Yeast.

Apr 11, 2023

2022-23 University Faculty Scholars Named

These 22 early- and mid-career NC State faculty members are recognized for their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to the university through their teaching, scholarship and service.

May 12, 2021

NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Three cluster faculty are among 24 promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education has been recognized through a new awards program.

Jan 28, 2019  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities Cluster Faculty Receive Grant Funding

Nathan Crook and Manuel Kleiner recently received funding from the Plant Soil Microbial Community Consortium (PSMCC). Crook and Kleiner are members of the Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities cluster in NC State’s Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program.

Jan 16, 2019  |  High-dimensional Integration of Biological Systems

Five Questions with Fred Wright

NC State’s Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program showcases the university’s commitment to interdisciplinary excellence and field-leading faculty. Fred Wright, a member of the Bioinformatics cluster and director of the Bioinformatics Research Center, gives insight into his research and the impact of interdisciplinarity at NC State.

Feb 8, 2018  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

Making Advancements in Microbiome Analysis

Researchers have been slow to embrace new tools which now make it possible to analyze microbiomes using exact DNA sequences without being overwhelmed by errors. Benjamin Callahan, associate professor Department of Population Health and Pathobiology and member of the Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities cluster, explains how this resistance is holding science back in an article for The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology.