Cluster Faculty

Oct 25, 2022

Advancing Microbiome Data Analyses with Benjamin Callahan

From the American Society for Microbiology, published October 5, 2022. With his widely used microbiome data analysis tools, and dedication to data interoperability and accessibility, Dr. Benjamin Callahan, Ph.D., the 2023 ASM Microbiome Data Prize awardee and an associate professor of […]

Sep 6, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Callahan awarded ASM Microbiome Data Prize

About the Prize The ASM Microbiome Data Prize recognizes distinguished research achievements that support open data practices, development of standards and processes for data quality and sharing, and data workflows and management best practices that have advanced the microbial sciences. […]

Dec 1, 2021  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

Researchers Engineer Probiotic Yeast to Produce Beta-Carotene

The work shows how a suite of genetic engineering tools can be used to modify the yeast.

Nov 18, 2021

New Framework Improves Performance of Deep Neural Networks

A new framework for building deep neural networks – called AOGNets – outperforms existing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence frameworks, including the widely-used ResNet and DenseNet systems, in visual recognition tasks.

Sep 3, 2021

Environmental Health Science Faculty News and Grant Successes

2020 CHHE Outstanding Member Award Congratulations to Drs. Michael Bereman and Mike Cowley for being selected to receive the 2020 Center for Human Health and Environment Outstanding Member Award. This award is given in recognition of their outstanding contributions to […]

Aug 24, 2021  |  Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Human, Swine Waste Pose Dual Threats to Water Quality After Flooding

People in eastern NC face multiple water pollution hazards after hurricanes.

Aug 5, 2021  |  Modeling the Living Embryo

2021 University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) Research Collaboration Fund Announced

The UGPN exists to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from world-leading universities to work together on issues of global importance. Its members are North Carolina State University (NC State), the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), […]

Jul 30, 2021

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, July 2021

Behind the scenes with the Turtle Rescue Team, a new distinguished chair honor and more from a busy month on campus.

Jul 21, 2021  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

Microbes Play Role in Corn ‘Hybrid Vigor’

Tiny soil organisms have surprising effects on a crop phenomenon that generally favors hybrid over inbred plants.

Jul 21, 2021

‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Research led by the CVM’s Ke Cheng shows that nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster.