Dr. Mary Ann Lila, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute, was featured in Growing Magazine’s January 2014 issue.
The Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), and director Dr. Mary Ann Lila, were featured on UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Now” program.
Plants for Human Health Institute director Dr. Mary Ann Lila appeared with local TV legend Larry Sprinkle on NBC Charlotte.
The Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) is seeking students to participate in a summer of science and discovery at the N.C. Research Campus. Paid research internship opportunities are available for the summer of 2014. Interns will assist researchers with a wide range of projects and tasks involving the discovery and delivery of health-promoting compounds [...]
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning and planning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model, adapt accordingly to the current economic environment and devise a strategy going forward.
The North Carolina Value-Added Cost Share (NCVACS) program, coordinated in part by the Plants for Human Health Institute’s Extension component, has announced $311,938 in equipment cost share awards for 20 agricultural operations across the state.
The North Carolina State University Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) will conduct four Farm Management Training Schools, patterned after the award winning “Piedmont Farm School,” in 2014-2015.
A team of North Carolina State University scientists is looking for Salmonella on tomatoes and around tomato production areas. What they find could help farmers grow tomatoes that have a decreased likelihood of carrying the harmful bacteria.
In a scientific study, researchers with N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute measured the levels of health-promoting phytochemicals in blueberries after putting them through a variety of cooking methods. The results revealed a decline in certain compounds depending on cooking method.
Proteins enriched with cranberry compounds are nutritionally stable and may be effective against urinary tract infections, according to a new study that builds the scientific support for a technology co-developed by PHHI director, Dr. Mary Ann Lila.