People

Bill Aimutis

Director, North Carolina Food Innovation Lab

704-250-5491

Megan Bame

Extension Associate, Communications

704-250-5461

Jonathan Baros

Director, Business and Research Administration Extension Coordinator

704-250-5458

Lorie Beale

Laboratory Research Technician

704-250-5453

Amy Bowman

Extension Associate, STEM Education

704-250-5475

Preeti Chandra

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Han-Yi Chen

Senior Research Scholar

704-250-5470

Qirui Cui

Graduate Student

Julien Curaba

Research Scholar

704-250-5489

Erin Deaton

Research Technician

704-250-5443

Hawi Debelo

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Joscelin Diaz

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

919-757-2741

Joyce Edwards

Laboratory Research Technician

704-250-5443

Abdulkerim Eroglu

Assistant Professor, Nutrigenomics, Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry

704-250-5455

Debora Esposito

Assistant Professor, Regenerative Medicine, Department of Animal Science

704-250-5465

Mario Ferruzzi

Professor, Food Science and Nutrition, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science

704-250-5405

Mary Grace

Senior Researcher

704-250-5418

Cheri Granillo

Translational Nutrition Program Manager

704-250-5492

Tzung Fu Hsieh

Assistant Professor, Systems Biologist, Epigenetics, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

704-250-5467

Massimo Iorizzo

Assistant Professor, Small Fruit and Vegetable Breeding and Genomics, Department of Horticultural Science

704-250-5469

Colin Kay

Associate Professor, Translational Nutrition and Food Sciences, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

704-250-5452

Randy Keller

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

704-250-5420

Slavko Komarnytsky

Associate Professor, Metabolic Biology and Pharmacogenomics, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

704-250-5459

Becky Lane

Extension Assistant, Visual Communications

704-250-5448

Xu Li

Associate Professor, Plant Metabolic Pathway Engineer, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

704-250-5460

Mary Ann Lila

Director, Plants for Human Health Institute, David H. Murdock Distinguished Professor, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

704-250-5407

Jack Lotito

Greenhouse/Growth Chamber Operations Manager

705-250-5487

Guoying Ma

Research Specialist

704-250-5445

Molla Fentie Mengist

Postdoctoral Researcher

704-250-5439

Dona Miller

Administrative Support Specialist

704-250-5449

Susan Nealey

Office Manager

704-250-5400

Andrew Neilson

Associate Professor, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

704-250-5495

Penny Perkins-Veazie

Professor, Postharvest Physiologist, Department of Horticultural Science

704-250-5419

Marti Pottorff

Research Scholar

704-250-5488

Thirumurugan Rathinasabapathy

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

704-250-5472

Atul Rathore

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Brendan Riddle

IT Implementation Support Professional

704-250-5436

Sabra B. Stipe

Grants Coordinator

704-250-5493

Renee Strauch

Senior Researcher

704-250-5464

Giuseppe Valacchi

Associate Professor, Regenerative Medicine, Department of Animal Science

704-250-5433

Douglas Vernon

Extension Assistant

704-250-5473

Charles Warlick

Laboratory Research Technician

704-250-5441

Brittany Woodby

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Jia Xiong

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

704-250-5441

Ashley Yow

Graduate Student

Changqing Zhang

Senior Researcher

704-250-5468