food bioprocessing and nutritional sciences

Mar 21, 2018  |  The Abstract

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  |  The Abstract

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  |  The Abstract

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  |  Service and Community

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  |  Research and Innovation

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  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jul 12, 2010

Blue Ribbon Barbecue

For the die-hard North Carolina barbecue lover, there is no in-between. It’s either eastern vinegar-based or western tomato-based sauce. But NC State students proved that east and west can be a winning combination.