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North Carolina lawmakers fund food manufacturing center at NCRC

Read the original article by Danielle Chemtob, Triangle Business Journal Kannapolis, a city once marred by the shuttering of textile mills, is set to become a leader of the emerging food manufacturing sector thanks to a $5 million budget provision and the research of the agricultural program at North Carolina State University. The budget, approved […]

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Duke Energy Contributes $350,000 to NCRC’s P2EP

Wound-healing properties of oats and the nutritional content of cooked versus uncooked broccoli are just two of the research projects David Phillips, district manager with Duke Energy North Carolina, learned about when he visited the NC Research Campus’ (NCRC) Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) on Monday, July 13. Phillips presented $100,000 to P2EP. The check […]

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P2EP Run on June 3 National Running Day

General Mills invites everyone on campus to join a fun run/walk on June 3 at 5:30 pm to Celebrate National Running Day. Meet on the steps in front of the Plants for Human Health Building facing the horseshoe.  Click on the flyer to enlarge or download it.

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P2EP Kicks Off Third “Summer of Science” at NC Research Campus

The third class of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) kicked off an 11-week summer of science at the NC Research Campus (NCRC). This year’s class will not only work in teams to research crops including broccoli, blueberries, strawberries and oats, they will also be involved in cooking demonstrations and community outreach, engaging the public with […]

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Behavior of a modified Dissociation element in barley: a tool for genetic studies and for breeding transgenic barley

Behavior of a modified Dissociation element in barley: a tool for genetic studies and for breeding transgenic barley, Molecular Breeding, 17 Feb 2015,  Ryan H. Brown, Jaswinder Singh, Surinder Singh, Lynn S. Dahleen, Peggy G. Lemaux, Nils Stein, Martin Mascher, Phil Bregitzer General Mills Abstract Maize-derived sequences from the transposable elements Activator (Ac) and Dissociation (Ds) have enabled studies of gene function via transposon […]

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Experience a Dynamic Summer of Science as a P2EP Undergraduate Intern

Undergraduate students with an interest in plant research are encouraged to apply for a dynamic summer of science as part of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, a 350-acre life sciences hub dedicated to advancing scientific discoveries and development relating to human health, nutrition and agriculture. P2EP is […]

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A major quantitative trait locus conferring adult plant partial resistance to crown rust in oat.

A major quantitative trait locus conferring adult plant partial resistance to crown rust in oat. BMC Plant Biol. 2014 Sep 27, Lin Y, Gnanesh BN, Chong J, Chen G, Beattie AD, Mitchell Fetch JW, Kutcher H, Eckstein PE, Menzies JG, Jackson EW, McCartney CA. Abstract BackgroundCrown rust, caused by Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae, is the most important disease of oat worldwide. Adult plant resistance (APR), based upon partial resistance, has proven to be a durable rust management strategy in other […]

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Quantitative trait loci from two genotypes of oat (Avena sativa L.) conditioning resistance to Puccinia coronata

Quantitative trait loci from two genotypes of oat (Avena sativa L.) conditioning resistance to Puccinia coronata,  Phytopathology. 2014 Aug 14, Babiker EM1, Gordon T, Jackson E, Chao S, Harrison S, Carson M, Obert D, Bonman JM. USDA-ARS , 1691 S 2700 W , Aberdeen, Idaho General Mills Inc., Kannapolis, NC USDA-ARS, Fargo, North Dakota Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana USDA-ARS, St. Paul, Minnesota Limagrain […]

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High-density single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array mapping in Brassica oleracea: identification of QTL associated with carotenoid variation in broccoli florets

High-density single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array mapping inBrassica oleracea: identification of QTL associated with carotenoid variation in broccoli florets Theoretical and Applied Genetics 14 Aug 2014 Allan F. Brown, Gad G. Yousef, Kranthi K. Chebrolu, Robert W. Byrd, Koyt W. Everhart, Robert W. Reid, Isobel A. P. Parkin, Andrew G. Sharpe, Rebekah Oliver, Ivette Guzman, Eric W. Jackson Department of Horticultural Science, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina […]

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A need for a transdisciplinary environment: the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project.

A need for a transdisciplinary environment: the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project. Trends Plant Sci. 2014 Aug, Reid RW1, Brouwer CR1, Jackson EW2, Lila MA3. Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, 150 Research Campus Drive, Suite 3333, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA. 2General Mills, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA. 3Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC […]

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Scientific coalition studies plants’ role in fighting disease

By Hannah Miller View the article as published in the Charlotte Observer. View the article as published in the Raleigh News & Observer. In the worldwide search to learn more about plants’ role in fighting human disease, an unusual coalition has formed at North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. It’s made up of academic and […]

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North Carolina Innovation, From Barcodes to Berries

By Frank Vinluan, Xconomy Read the original article.   North Carolina Innovation, From Barcodes to Berries If you’ve made a retail purchase recently, chances are good you used technology developed in Research Triangle Park without even realizing it. The modern day barcode has its origins in the 1970s research of IBM scientists Joseph Woodland and George […]

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Business-to-Science Partnerships Drive P2EP

June 2014  As written for Opportunities, a quarterly newsletter of the NC Research Campus covering real estate to research. Subscribe. Growth at the NC Research Campus is not all about bricks and mortar. A $1.9 million investment in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) is boosting the campus’ collaborative approach to research, revealing new findings […]

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Comparative Systems Biology Reveals Allelic Variation Modulating Tocochromanol Profiles in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

Comparative Systems Biology Reveals Allelic Variation Modulating Tocochromanol Profiles in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) PLoS One. May 12,2014; eCollection 2014. Oliver RE1, Islamovic E2, Obert DE3, Wise ML4, Herrin LL4, Hang A2, Harrison SA5, Ibrahim A6, Marshall JM7, Miclaus KJ8, Lazo GR9, Hu G2, Jackson EW10. 1Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America, formerly USDA-ARS, Small Grains and Potato Germplasm […]

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NC Research Campus exec sees growth on horizon

Jennifer ThomasStaff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The last five years have brought a mix of accomplishments and challenges for the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. The 350-acre biotech hub opened in October 2008 — just as the economy faltered. State funding to support campus operations was restricted, and companies pulled back from research and development […]

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Ready-to-Go Laboratories Filling Up

Published in Opportunities, a real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus September 20, 2013 The North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has two new ready-to-go laboratory units entering construction. They are slated to open in the first quarter of 2014 on the third floor of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory building. […]

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North Carolina research facilities bringing ag, human health together

By Phyllis Beaver, North Carolina Research Campus | Southeast Farm Press • New laboratory space is available at North Carolina Research campus in Kannapolis, N.C. • Monsanto and Dole are among agriculture-based companies conducting research at the North Carolina facility. • North Carolina State University greenhouses are the site for research on plants for human health. […]

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NC Research Campus adding spec lab space

  Jennifer Thomas, Staff Writer Charlotte Business Journal The N.C. Research Campus will add 3,000 square feet of speculative lab space to meet growing demand at the Kannapolis biotech hub. Plans call for two 1,500-square-foot wet labs to be built on the third floor of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory. The research campus has […]

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NCRC internships give students a supporting role in creation of knowledge database

Salisbury Post Wayne Hinshaw / for the salisbury postCatawba College student interns at the North Carolina Research Campus work in the General Mills lab studying oats. They are Amber Williamson and Christian Krzykwa. Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helping to gather and organize […]

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A new genetic linkage map of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) facilitates genetic dissection of height and spike length and angle

A new genetic linkage map of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) facilitates genetic dissection of height and spike length and angle. Field Crop Research. August 23, 2013. Emir Islamovic, Donald E. Obert, Rebekah E. Oliver, Juliet M. Marshall, Kelci J. Miclaus, An Hang, Shiaoman Chao, Gerard R. Lazo, Stephen A. Harrison, Amir Ibrahim, Eric N. Jellen, […]

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Pillowtex 10 years later: N.C. Research Campus behind schedule but picking up steam

Emily Ford, Salisbury Post Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:10 a.m. UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 8:48 a.m.   Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post, Aerial photograph of construction at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis in 2008. KANNAPOLIS — Although some people suspected it, the news still came as a shock. Ten years ago today, […]

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Researchers seek to understand plants’ pathways to better health

The Packer 7/24/2013 11:47:00 AM Coral Beach A new program at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis that is funded by industry and academia promises to train tomorrow’s scientists while finding how to grow more healthful fruits and vegetables. Dubbed the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program kicks off this summer with $1.5 […]

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N.C. program immerses students in science

AG Professional North Carolina Research Campus  |  Updated: 07/18/2013 An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus has launched a groundbreaking $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program teams up university […]

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UNC Charlotte part of $1.5 million N.C. Research Campus project

  UNC Charlotte News July 17, 2013 An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus is launching a $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor – the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP). University scientists, industry leaders and college […]

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NC Research Campus launches plant project for college students

  Jennifer Thomas Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal Academic and industry partners at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis have launched a $1.5 million initiative to engage college students from across the state in education and research. The program, called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, will center on how plants, including fruits and vegetables, benefit […]

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Whole Grains: Maximizing the Potential

UNC Charlotte’s Ann Loraine, PhD, and Research Technician Ivory Clabaugh have achieved something uncommon. They have found a way to grow rice indoors in an NCRC growth room. Their rice research is just one of four programs on campus where scientists are working to improve the nutritional value of grains and maximize their potential to prevent diseases like diabetes […]

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North Carolina Research Campus adds large-scale data center

By Caitlin McCabe The Charlotte Observer Posted: Thursday, Jun. 13, 2013 Kannapolis’ North Carolina Research Campus will soon offer a home to an unusual tenant: a large-scale data center. Winston-Salem-based DataChambers, an information technology services company, announced Wednesday plans to build a 50,000 square-foot data center on the 350-acre Kannapolis campus. DataChambers, which is owned […]

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NC Research Campus adds IT company DataChambers to its roster

Jun 12, 2013, 12:51pm EDT Updated: Jun 12, 2013, 4:22pm EDT Jennifer Thomas, Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The N.C. Research Campus is a 350-acre life sciences and biotech hub in Kannapolis. The newest tenant at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis will be an information-technology services company. DataChambers, headquartered in Winston-Salem, announced Wednesday that it […]

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SNP discovery and chromosome anchoring provide the first physically-anchored hexaploid oat map and reveal synteny with model species

SNP discovery and chromosome anchoring provide the first physically-anchored hexaploid oat map and reveal synteny with model species. PloS One. March 22, 2013. Oliver RE, Tinker NA, Lazo GR, Chao S, Jellen EN, Carson ML, Rines HW, Obert DE, Lutz JD, Shackelford I, Korol AB, Wight CP, Gardner KM, Hattori J, Beattie AD, Bjørnstad A, […]

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Genetic dissection of grain beta-glucan and amylose content in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

Genetic dissection of grain beta-glucan and amylose content in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Emir Islamovic, Donald E. Obert,  Rebekah E. Oliver, Stephen A. Harrison, Amir Ibrahim, Juliet M. Marshall, Kelci J. Miclaus, Gongshe Hu, Eric W. Jackson Abstract High beta-glucan (BG) barleys (Hordeum vulgare L.) have major potential as food ingredients due to their well-known health benefits. Quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with BG […]

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NC Research Campus to add spec lab space

By: Jennifer Thomas, Charlotte Business Journal   The N.C. Research Campus will construct 1,500 square feet of speculative lab space to help attract tenants to the Kannapolis biotech hub. Plans call for wet-lab capacity to be built on the third floor of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory. It will accommodate as many as three […]

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Ramping up the impact of N.C. Research Campus

  Michael Todd believes the N.C. Research Campus has the potential to make a big, positive impact on human health and key global issues. He will guide the UNC System’s role in those efforts as executive director. It is the university system’s first administrative role at the 350-acre biotech hub in Kannapolis. Todd will handle […]

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General Mills Named “Most Reputable Company in America”

Business Wire MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today General Mills was named in Forbes as “The Most Reputable Company in America,” recognizing the company’s strong global reputation. “We value our corporate reputation tremendously and we are constantly working to foster and honor the trust of our stakeholders” Reputation Institute, in partnership with Forbes Media, today released findings from their 2012 U.S. […]

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