Category: Food and Biochemical Process Systems

BAE labs interior

Sep 24, 2019

“They Used To Say, ‘It’s So Depressing!'”: Neil Bain and the BAE Renovations

The ongoing transformation of the 63-year-old Weaver Labs complex has a champion: Neil Bain.

Lab renovation in progress

Sep 24, 2019

Before and After: CALS Renovation Nation

Laboratories that haven't been renovated since 1967? Not anymore. CALS' year of transformation isn't just about new construction, thanks to our visionary department heads.

Biochem Ph.D. candidate Sayan Chakraborty working in a lab with blue gloves on.

Jul 10, 2019

Easing Suffering Through Biochemistry: Sayan Chakraborty

Inspired by his time volunteering in an HIV clinic, Sayan Chakraborty is on a biochemistry-based quest for ever-better medicines to ease human suffering.

CALS' Bill Aimutis, of the NC Food Innovation Lab

Apr 1, 2019

“A Million Decisions A Week”: 5 Questions With NCFIL’s Bill Aimutis

The director of the new North Carolina Food Innovation Laboratory dishes on his big dream for the facility, its potential economic impact and more.

NC State CALS' Food Science's Fred Jimenez knows everybody

Apr 1, 2019

I Am CALS: Fred Jimenez Knows (Almost) Everything

Longtime CALS employee Fred Jimenez wrangles budgets, organizes events and serves as an unofficial CALS search engine in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science.

Here are all the new professors hired in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' recent hiring push – the biggest in college history

Mar 28, 2019

Meet Our New Faculty

We're in our final year of the most aggressive hiring phase in CALS history. It's a three-year push to bring in 90 new faculty members – almost a third of our faculty total. Here's our first 74.

Mar 27, 2019

The New Face of Biochemistry at CALS

Crystal growth chambers. Smoke billowing from cauldrons where there is no fire. Students revealing secrets of the visible world by influencing the invisible. CALS’ own Hogwarts, housed in Polk Hall? Nope. CALS’ own Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry – undergoing a transformation of its own.