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Relationship in Broccoli Between Genetic Mapping and Small Molecule Profiling Using NMR Spectroscopy

May 04, 2017

Kevin Knagge 1, Gad Yousef 2, Jason Winnike 1, Kyle Blankenship 1, Aswathy Thomas 2 and Allan Brown 2 (2017). Relationship in Broccoli Between Genetic Mapping and Small Molecule Profiling Using NMR Spectroscopy. The FASEB Journal 31(1). Author Affiliations: 1. David H Murdock Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC 2. Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina […]

P2EP Veteran Samantha Case, a Scientist Shaped by Blueberries, Broccoli and Summer Interns 

August 09, 2016

One more year of dissertation writing and graduate student Samantha Case will earn the right to add “PhD” to the end of her name. Case’s journey from undergraduate biology major to budding scientist is defined by blueberry and broccoli metabolomics research and the experience of simultaneously mentoring summer interns as part of the Plant Pathways […]

Food Crop Research Provides Basis for Summer Internship Program

May 16, 2016

  This week, the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) welcomes 23 undergraduate students, 2 graduate students, and 2 high school students from eight North Carolina schools. These student interns aren’t just coming to visit, they are coming to work in the labs and gain valuable experience through the 2016 Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP). Six graduate […]

Costa Rican Scientists Return to NCRC for Planning, P2EP Symposium

July 27, 2015

    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 […]

A high-throughput, simultaneous analysis of carotenoids, chlorophylls and tocopherol using sub two micron core shell technology columns

July 26, 2015

A high-throughput, simultaneous analysis of carotenoids, chlorophylls and tocopherol using sub two micron core shell technology columns, ScienceDirect, 26 July 2015,  Kranthi K. Chebrolua, , , Gad G. Yousefa, Ryan Parka, Yoshinori Tanimurab, Allan F. Browna a Department of Horticultural Science, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Suite 1329, Kannapolis, North Carolina-28081, United States b […]

Interns spend summer researching health benefits of fruits and vegetables

July 17, 2015

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 […]

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

July 15, 2015

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 […]

Research Campus gives interns experience during summer

June 04, 2015

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 […]

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

May 21, 2015

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 […]

Genetic analysis of glucosinolate variability in broccoli florets using genome-anchored single nucleotide polymorphisms

May 01, 2015

Genetic analysis of glucosinlates variability in broccoli florets using genome-anchored single nucleotide polymorphisms, 2015 May 1, Theor Appl Genet., Brown AF1, Yousef GG, Reid RW, Chebrolu KK, Thomas A, Krueger C, Jeffery E, Jackson E, Juvik JA. 1Department of Horticultural Science, Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC, 28081, USA, afbrown2@ncsu.edu. Abstract KEY MESSAGE: […]

NCSU Greenhouse Space Available 

December 15, 2014

The Plants for Human Health Institute operates three research greenhouses andeight growth chambers. Use of these facilities has included strawberry breeding and disease screening, broccoli breeding, screening natural pesticides for phytotoxicity and growing crops as varied as oats, wheat, rice, Arabidopsis and turf. N.C. State researchers have first priority use of the available space, but […]

Catawba Students Continue to Work to Improve Nutrition

August 14, 2014

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 […]

Dole Growing Scientific Minds of Tomorrow

August 01, 2014

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 […]

Business-to-Science Partnerships Drive P2EP

June 20, 2014

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 […]

An improved UHPLC-UV method for separation and quantification of carotenoids in vegetable crops.

May 17, 2014

An improved UHPLC-UV method for separation and quantification of carotenoids in vegetable crops. Food Chemistry. May 17, 2014. Megan M. Maurer, Jonathan R. Mein, Swapan K. Chaudhuri, Howard L. Constant Monsanto Center for Food and Nutrition Research, North Carolina Research Campus, 150 N. Research Campus Dr. Ste 3700, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA Abstract Carotenoid identification and quantitation is […]

Sulforaphane attenuates inflammation by decreasing Toll-like receptor 2 and 4 expression and activity in human monocytes and peripheral blood mononuclear cells

April 22, 2014

Sulforaphane attenuates inflammation by decreasing Toll-like receptor 2 and 4 expression and activity in human monocytes and peripheral blood mononuclear cells. FASEB Journal. Jonathan Mein4, Fu-Zhang Wang2, Qi Jiang2, Don James3, Sekhar Boddupalli3; Sridevi Devaraj1,5 1Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX United States; 2David H. Murdock Research Institute Kannapolis NC United States; 3Monsanto Company Woodland CA United States; […]

Research Campus, Holiday Inn team up for study

April 03, 2014

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 […]

Leading the Charge for Food Safety as Part of a Healthy Diet

June 20, 2013

Published by Business Today, June 2013 Blueberries and brain health, chia seeds and their nutritional impact, broccoli and preventing eye disease — these are examples of some of the most recent findings from the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. The catch is that people can only enjoy the health benefits of fruits and vegetables if […]