Research

Oct 1, 2019

Sniffing Out Plant Diseases

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Qingshan Wei and his colleagues have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The […]

Sep 10, 2019  |  Research

Transforming Pharmaceutical Biomanufacturing

NC State and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Copenhagen have been awarded a $27 million grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation to carry out a collaborative program in bioprocess research and development and workforce training that focuses on […]

Aug 28, 2019  |  Research

A New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials – Photosensitizers

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Richard Spontak and his colleagues have developed two new types of elastomeric polymers with highly effective, broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties. This […]

Aug 1, 2019  |  Research

Driving the Scalability of DNA Information Storage

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Using DNA to store digital information – the ones and zeros that translate into text, images and the like – is […]

Jul 8, 2019  |  Research

Wei Group Develops Portable Tech for Detecting Cyanotoxins in Water

This article is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Members of Professor Qingshan Wei’s research group have developed the first portable system – based on smartphone technology – that can test […]

Jun 10, 2019  |  Research

New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Qingshan Wei and his colleagues have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues […]