Additional Recent NCARS News, Page 23

Agricultural Engineer Greg Jennings' water quality research & extension work honored Entomologist Jack Bachelor: Kudzu bug threatens to eat US farmers' lunch (NPR) Poultry specialist Chris Ashwell leads CALS Study of poultry heat tolerance genetics Why I like science:
Biologist Rob Dunn blogs on spider phobia, a rare butterly, residential microbiology & more...
Entomologist, Fred Hain, receives Order of the Longleaf Pine
Heather Patisaul charts hormonal effects of plastic chemicals Sweetpotato Field Day held Oct. 13

Sweetpotato Field Day features research, bulk (SE Farm Press news)
Goodnight Irene: Dealing with storm damage at the Pamlico Aquaculture Field Laboratory Irene couldn't sink Carolina fish research farm (SE Farm Press) USDA State Block Grants for specialty crops: CALS & NCDA&CS partner

NC projects list
David Threadgill: Rogue receptor opens door for rare kidney disease, glomerulonephritis 12th NCSU Vermiculture Conference
Oct. 10-12

>more on conference
Cherry Research Farm is a friend for area farmers (Wayne-Wilson News Leader) Biology researcher, Clinton Jenkins: Mapping to preserve a biodiversity in Ecuador Dr. Mari Chinn:
Honored with engineering award for research, teaching & professional service
NC biotech start-up, Agile Sciences: $545K NIH grant for bacterial biofilm dispersing technology (MedCity News) Rob Dunn:
We know "incredibly little" about the species discovered by the Bellybutton microbiome project
New book says humans wouldn't be what they are without help (GenomeWeb) Study on belly button microbes turns up more than 600 new strains (GenomeWeb) CALS spinoff, Agile Sciences, & Calvert Research announce strategic collaboration (PR Web)
Mirobe-managing your life: Rob Dunn on why being free of parasites may cause immune system problems Putting the pieces together: Dr. Allan Brown's team sequencing the blueberry genome for breeders & medicine Hosni Hassan wins NC Biotechnology Center grant to link science to marketplace for poultry Salmonella vaccine "Good Guy" germs could defeat HIV: Low cost vaccines in developing countries where the disease is spreading Penelope Perkins-Veazie: research improves bramble shelf quality (PHHI news, video)
Ron Gehl: Bioenergy Field Day project could help beat oil addiction (Asheville Citizen-Times)  International Anthocyanins Workshop: Breakthrough functional food technology
Bioenergy Field Day News:
Looking to tall grass to fuel the future

Field Day program
NC association warns of new stinging ant: CALS grad research assistant Eleanor Rice explains CALS researchers develop Nutrasorb, a
stable powdered anthocyanins for
food, pharma & cosmeceuticals
video interview with Mary Ann Lila about berry anthocyanins, News 14 interview with Mary Ann Lila about berry anthocyanins, Salisbury Post
updated 11-11-11