College Seeks Nominations for Faculty Awards
Nominations are now open for several awards open to College of Sciences faculty members.
Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli
NC State chemists have created a better enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes — molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels — in E. coli.
Virtualizing Organic Chemistry Labs
Through an exploratory grant, chemistry's Maria Gallardo-Williams teamed up with DELTA to create five immersive virtual reality organic chemistry lab experiences.
College Honors Outstanding Alumni and Students
Three alumni and two students received awards recognizing their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the college.
A Professor Gives Back to Chemistry
Carl Bumgardner, professor emeritus of chemistry, established a scholarship endowment. "It indicates that you believe in the future," he said.
Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery
The virtual library contains chemical structures and computed properties for a family of chemicals mainly used as antibiotics and anti-cancer drugs.
NC State Library: Where Hair Product Researchers Go to Dye
NC State researchers are using a campus dye library to find new and safer hair-coloring products.
Thank You, Teachers
Thank a Teacher award recipients including chemistry's Maria Gallardo-Williams — and the students who nominated them — discuss the personal significance of the award.
Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials
Researchers have successfully developed an approach that opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.
Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces
New research finds a nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.