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Tag: food bioprocessing and nutritional sciences

Gary Cartwright and Carl Hollifield holding Howling Cow ice cream pints.

May 20, 2019

Howling Cow Ice Cream Available in More Harris Teeter Stores

NC State's tasty ice cream treat is now available in more locations across the state. 

Josip Simunovic in his lab, surrounded by shiny, metal equipment.

Mar 14, 2019

Food Scientist Honored

Food science pioneer Josip Simunovic is recognized by the Institute of Food Technologists. 

Photo of peanuts

Feb 8, 2019

Is There Fat in Fruits and Nuts, and How Much?

While most people associate fat with junk food, many “healthy” foods contain fats as well – including fruits and nuts. 

Photo of Rodolphe Barrangou with graduate student Matthew Nethery in the lab.

Feb 8, 2019

Rodolphe Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Rodolphe Barrangou receives more prestigious recognition with his election to the National Academy of Engineering. 

Oct 10, 2018

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Could Improve Flu Vaccine Manufacturing

Recent research outlines how near-infrared spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more efficient. 

Malt is stirred for a beer production run in a Schaub Hall lab.

Jun 27, 2018

From Process to Pint Glass

There’s something brewing in the basement of Schaub Hall. The hoppy aroma can be traced to the NC State Brewing Lab, which plans to increase production later this year. 

Mar 21, 2018

Could Insects Help Us Find New Yeasts for Big Business?

Yeasts are tiny fungi – but they play key roles in producing everything from beer and cheese to industrial chemicals and biofuels. 

Jan 8, 2018

Novel System Aims to Improve Biomanufacturing Processes

A novel approach integrates existing technologies to improve biomanufacturing processes used to make everything from pharmaceuticals to fuels. 

Aug 29, 2017

Technique Gives Brewers Data to Improve Fermentation Control

New technique lets brewers monitor fermentation to better control brewing time and quality of future beers. 

Jul 6, 2017

Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children

A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children. 

Jun 8, 2016

Living High on the Hog at Barbecue Camp

Twenty-five lucky future pitmasters were among the inaugural participants at the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences two-day Barbecue Camp, where they learned the science of low and slow. 

Mar 31, 2016

New Tools Allow Rapid ID of CRISPR-Cas System PAMs

CRISPR-Cas systems are widely heralded as a new generation of genetic tools. But development of these tools requires researchers to identify the protospacer-adjacent motifs (PAMs) that unlock each system’s functionality. A new set of techniques expedites PAM identification — and early testing finds that many CRISPR-Cas systems actually have multiple PAMs of varying strength. 

Aug 19, 2015

Vomiting Device Offers First Direct Evidence That Vomit Aerosolizes Norovirus-Like Particles

Using a vomiting device of their creation, researchers are reporting the first direct evidence that vomiting can aerosolize virus particles similar to human norovirus. 

Apr 12, 2011

Say Cheese: Dairy Research Recognized

Dr. Allen Foegeding, professor of food, bioprocessing and nutrition sciences, was recognized for decades of research benefiting the dairy industry and consumers. 

Mar 31, 2011

The Examined Life

Nutrition Professor Sarah Ash, NC State's winner of a Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, drives her students to get personally involved with issues such as hunger.