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Applications Available for Elite Undergraduate Internship Program at N.C. Research Campus

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Only 30 undergraduate students from North Carolina colleges and universities will be selected to participate in an intense, 11-week internship program, the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C. Applications are now available from the program website, www.p2ep.org. Applications are due March 1, 2016 and the […]

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The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

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P2EP Research Symposium Recognizes Student Achievement at NC Research Campus

        KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In 11-weeks, the 30 undergraduate interns in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) graduated from students to scientists as demonstrated by the research results shared at the third annual P2EP Research Symposium held July 29 at the NC Research Campus (NCRC). Seven intern teams worked under the guidance […]

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Costa Rica, Dole and NCRC Launch Banana and Pineapple PhD Programs

        Kannapolis, NC− There are college students in Costa Rica balancing long hours in the laboratory with high-level science classes who are wondering where their education will take them. For at least two students, the answer is North Carolina. Dole Food Company is sponsoring banana and pineapple PhD programs in partnership with […]

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Costa Rican Scientists Return to NCRC for Planning, P2EP Symposium

    Only two months after their first visit, Costa Rican representatives return to the NC Research Campus to formalize collaborative research initiatives.  Kannapolis, NC– A delegation from Costa Rica returns to the NC Research Campus (NCRC) to discuss collaborative research opportunities, attend the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) Research Symposium and arrange for a doctoral […]

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Interns spend summer researching health benefits of fruits and vegetables

By Jeanie Groh, Salisbury Post Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS — It’s a well-known fact that fruits and vegetables are both delicious and healthy, but few people truly understand exactly how they can impact the body. Thirty interns with the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, called P2EP, however, are studying just how to harness those benefits […]

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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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Cabarrus County STEM educators get hands-on at the Plants for Human Health Institute

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Field trips are opportunities to enhance the educational environment by going outside the classroom, and having a little fun. STEMersion offers teachers a week of field trips to local STEM-related businesses and organizations. On Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 26 Cabarrus County educators participating in STEMersion will enjoy a field trip to the […]

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NCRC and Holiday Inn Express Team Up for P2EP

Can five dollars make a difference to the future of aspiring, young scientists? In the case of the NC Research Campus’ Plants Pathway Elucidation Project (P2EP), five dollars per room night donated by the Holiday Inn Express & Suites- Kannapolis translated to over $1,080.00 in funding in the last year. The Holiday Inn and the […]

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P2EP Interns Deliver a Taste of Research

                     For Immediate Release June 18, 2015      Contacts:    Megan Bame, N.C. State University, 704-250-5461 or megan_bame@ncsu.edu Jennifer Woodford, N.C. Research Campus, 704-200-5070 or jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net   Kannapolis, NC- Friday, June 19 at 11 am in the Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) Wellness Kitchen at 300 […]

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Research Campus gives interns experience during summer

By Mary Price Read the original story in the Charlotte Observer. Thirty college interns are participating in an 11-week research project on the North Carolina Research Campus. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project continues research of previous interns into why and how plants can benefit human health. Holli Chandler, 21, an intern from Catawba College, is […]

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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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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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Meet Some of the NCRC’s Leading Ladies of Science

If headlines about a shortage of women in science are to be believed, a visitor to the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis would expect to see very few ladies on campus. At the NCRC, women lead institutes, direct research and are part of the next generation of scientists in training on campus. Senior Research […]

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Catawba Students Continue to Work to Improve Nutrition

Catawba College News Service Read the original article in the Salisbury Post. Again this summer, five Catawba College students interning at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis helped to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The Research Campus is a […]

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P2EP’s Year-Round Scientific and Educational Impact

The 40 Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) interns at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) presented the results of their summer of research in an August 5 symposium sponsored by the NC Biotechnology Center. Through P2EP, a STEM-based workforce development program, the interns studied pathways in blueberries, strawberries, oats and broccoli that produce health-enhancing bioactive compounds. […]

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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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Dole Growing Scientific Minds of Tomorrow

As published in the Dole Nutrition Institute August 2014 newsletter. Scientific discoveries — like a recently published study showing blueberry compounds’ potential to help prevent Parkinson’s — beg more fundamental questions about fruit and vegetables.  Such as what compounds do these plants make?  And how do they make them? These are the questions being tackled […]

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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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Roots in Textiles, Future in Science

As published in Cabarrus Magazine. View the PDF. On the first day of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus (NCRC), Camry Wagner was a bit overwhelmed. First, by the intensity of the research she would be conducting this summer and, second, by the fact she was doing scientific research in […]

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N.C. Research Campus internship program plants seeds to grow STEM careers

As published on WRAL TechWire.com By Frank Vinluan KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Allan Brown likens his blueberry research to trying to put together one big jigsaw puzzle. Brown, an applied molecular geneticist with N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, has spent several years working on the genomic sequence of the […]

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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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Summer Interns Connect Plant Research With Food Production

Fox 46 Carolinas By Digital Journalist Kacie Hollands Link to original story. Concord, NC – Instead of going to summer camp, or taking a break from learning this summer, a unique group of students are studying ‘plant pathways’ at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis this summer. Students from high school, undergraduate and graduate programs […]

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Duke Energy gives $150,000 to plant study at NCRC

Salisbury Post  May 6, 2014 KANNAPOLIS — The Duke Energy Foundation has renewed its support of the NC Research Campus-based, Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) with a contribution of $150,000. Last year, the Duke Energy Foundation was one of P2EP’s inaugural sponsors, donating $100,000 to the program. P2EP is a collaborative research program that brings […]

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Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP, Industry-led STEM Program

For Immediate Release           Duke Energy Foundation Grants $150K to P2EP, Industry-led STEM Program (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- May 5, 2014) The Duke Energy Foundation has renewed their support of the NC Research Campus-based, Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) with a contribution of $150,000. Last year, the Duke Energy Foundation […]

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Research Campus, Holiday Inn team up for study

The Independent Tribune KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The North Carolina Research Campus and the Holiday Inn Express and Suites – Kannapolis have formed an educational partnership to support what NCRC officials call a groundbreaking scientific and educational collaboration. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) engages college students from across North Carolina to work with university scientists […]

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NCRC, Holiday Inn Express Form Educational Partnership for P2EP

NC Research Campus Contact: Clyde Higgs Vice President of Business Development NC Research Campus chiggs@ncresearchcampus.net 704-273-1206 or Adam Parchert Social Media Manager Associated Hotels LLC Office: 1-312-782-9050 Cell: 1-224-587-5889   (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. April 2, 2014)- The NC Research Campus (NCRC) and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites- Kannapolis have formed an educational […]

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P2EP 2014 Interns Needed

The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, or P2EP, is amultidisciplinary, cross-institutional research program that engages college students from across North Carolina. Summer interns are needed from June 9 to August 15, 2014. Learn more and apply.

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Research campus in Kannapolis poised to become innovation hub

Charlotte Observer Lukas Johnson More information About the North Carolina Research Campus The campus in downtown Kannapolis – where the former Cannon Mills Co. Plant No. 1 once stood – has more than one million square feet of lab and office space. It encompasses five buildings and the research power of nine universities and colleges […]

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UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Plans Expansion of NCRC Offices

    Cory Brouwer, PhD, director of the UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Research Services Division at the NC Research Campus (NCRC), directs projects involving complex biological computations and the management of immense data sets. This fall, he has simple addition at the forefront of his mind. In October, all of the details should be squared away […]

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Catawba College Students Part of Building Knowledge Base at NCRC

Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the NCRC helping to gather and organize data as part of the$1.5 million Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP). The Catawba students were on teams that extracted genetic material from specified plants species and then used a computer program to create a library of the genes. Catawba College is a private, liberal arts […]

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NCRC Internships Give Students a Supporting Role in Creation of Knowledge Database

Catawba College Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helping to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The NCRC is a collaborative of 18 corporate, academic healthcare partners working to improve […]

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Update On The North Carolina Research Campus

Charlotte Talks   It was a dark and uncertain time for Kannapolis ten years ago when the historic Pillowtex plant shut down. Since then, the town has seen much change, both physically and economically. The economic downturn a few years ago put a delay in the metamorphosis that Kannapolis was in the process of in […]

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P2EP: The Dynamics of New Biology

By Pete Prunkl, Greater Charlotte Biz, Tuesday, April 1, 2013 Under the header of “Not Your Father’s Biology,” the National Research Council (NRC) issued a report entitled A New Biology for the 21st Century. In it, the writers coined the term “New Biology” to describe the dynamic needed for the life sciences to address some of […]

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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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NCRC partnership launches $1.5M program immersing students in real-world science

P2EP, the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, is a groundbreaking $1.5 million program that engages college students from across North Carolina in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. At its core, P2EP is a student-driven initiative that fuses plant science with human health. The program teams up university scientists, industry leaders and college students who together […]

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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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