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Jun 3, 2013

Strawberry Breeding Program Receives National Grants from the Walmart Foundation

Will Provide Training, Technology Transfer to Growers 

Apr 26, 2013

Davidson, Lenoir-Rhyne Students Involved in Cutting-Edge Blueberry Genome Research

Dr. Allan Brown receives an educational enhancement grant to involve undergraduate programs across the state in the blueberry sequencing project. 

Apr 11, 2013

2013 Kannapolis Scholars Conference (July 26, 2013)

Each year the Kannapolis Scholars host a conference that brings together stakeholders to discuss the effectiveness and direction of current wellness research, initiatives and policies. They work to help provide connections and transdisciplinary solutions. 

Apr 9, 2013

Increasing Lutein Levels in Broccoli to Fight Age-Related Eye Problems

Dr. Allan Brown recently received a $155,525 grant to enhance lutein levels in broccoli. Lutein, an antioxidant, is associated with lowering risks for cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. 

Mar 4, 2013

Roots & Shoots, Pods & Bods: Lesser Known Vegetables for Your Health (April 12, 2013)

The Plants for Human Health Institute and A.L. Brown High School will coordinate a vegetable tasting at the Rowan Cabarrus Community College building on the N.C. Research Campus on April 12, 2013. The event is part of the N.C. Science Festival. 

Feb 12, 2013

Students Learn Research Principles While Raising Winter Tomatoes

High School Students in Rowan County Immersed in a Learning Experience that Goes Beyond Textbooks 

Oct 5, 2012

Agriculture Brings Science and Math Alive in North Carolina

Dr. Jeremy Pattison, strawberry breeder with the Plants for Human Health Institute, has teamed up with local high schools and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Piedmont Research Station. They are using agricultural research to bring science and math concepts alive in a new effort that they hope serves as a model for schools across the state and nation. 

Aug 8, 2012

Plant Steroids Hold Promise for Increase in Muscle Mass and Physical Performance

Research Focuses on Brassica Plants 

Jul 20, 2012

Kannapolis Scholars Conference Focuses on the Role of Exercise in Obesity Prevention

The Kannapolis Scholars, a program of N.C. State University at the N.C. Research Campus, is hosting its second conference on how to address the challenges of obesity. “Lost in Translation: A Conversation on Exercise and Obesity” will be held on Friday, July 27, 2012. 

Jun 12, 2012

Dr. Slavko Komarnytsky Contributes Chapter to New Book

Using Antibodies to Deliver Drugs More Accurately to Diagnose and Treat Diseases