Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine
We are thrilled to announce that, as of July 1, 2020, Dr. Joshua Pierce will be co-director of the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) to help lead the many training and research programs forward. Of particular interest is the new Chemistry of Life Program that begins this month. More on that to be out soon!
New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research
A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development.
DELTA Grants 2019-2020 Recipients Announced
DELTA is excited to collaborate with a new round of faculty partners on 22 new and four continuing DELTA Grants. We’re also adding one new DELTA Faculty Fellow to our four continuing fellows. We look forward to working with our faculty partners to create opportunities for student success.
Envisioning Research Contest Winners Offer Glimpses of Discovery
Researchers use images to learn about the world around us and to help viewers engage with the work of discovery.
Self-Sterilizing Polymer Proves Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens
Researchers have found an elastic polymer that possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes – including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
NC State Chemist Earns $1.5 Million Research Grant to Study Next-Generation Quantum Systems
A team led by David Shulz has earned a major grant from the Department of Energy for research that has potential impacts on computing, networking and sensing.
Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli
Researchers create a more efficient, customizable enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes – molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels – in E. coli.
Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery
New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery
NC State Library: Where Hair Product Researchers Go to Dye
NC State researchers use dye library to find new and safer hair-coloring products.
Approach Paves Way For New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials
Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach 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
A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.
Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals
Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals