Our Clusters

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 19, 2019  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?

Forests in the US face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?

Jan 18, 2019  |  Leadership in Public Science

Disorientation: A Science Poem by Katie Mack

Astrophysicist Katie Mack encourages us to “see [our] world from four billion miles away” in this poem, presented in text and video formats.

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.

Jan 15, 2019  |  Forensic Sciences

Research Finds Serious Problems With Forensic Software

New research finds significant flaws in recently released forensic software.

Jan 10, 2019  |  Synthetic and Systems Biology

Major Study Sheds Light on Plant Growth

How does your garden grow? It’s complicated.

Dec 20, 2018  |  Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities

What Do Microbes in the Gut Eat?

NC State scientist studies the diet of bacteria and other organisms that inhabit the intestinal tract as he develops knowledge and technology aimed at improving health.

Nov 28, 2018  |  Genetic Engineering and Society

Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Bioinformatics

Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery

Nov 13, 2018  |  Geospatial Analytics

Military Students Choose MGIST for Career Training in Geospatial Intelligence

The Center for Geospatial Analytics’ MGIST ranks second only to NC State’s MBA as the graduate program with the most military enrollment across the university.