E coli

Transcriptomic Analysis of the Host Response and Innate Resilience to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infection in Humans

January 18, 2016

Transcriptomic Analysis of the Host Response and Innate Resilience to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infection in Humans. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, January 18, 2016. William E. Yang 1,2, Sunil Suchindran 2, Bradly P. Nicholson 2,3, Micah T. McClain 2,3,4, Thomas Burke 2, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg 2, Clayton D. Harro 5, Subhra Chakraborty 5, David A. […]

Keep Summer Produce Healthy and Safe

June 01, 2014

Published in Cabarrus Magazine June 2014. Read the PDF: Williams Cab Mag June 2014 A recent study published in the journal Brain Research, found that the phytochemicals anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins are effective in protecting against the loss of nerve cell function in the brain brought on by Parkinson’s Disease. One of the lead scientists on the study […]

PHHI receives USDA grant to combat E. coli

March 31, 2013

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute, the University’s agricultural extension program, received a $2 million grant from the USDA to research ways to eliminate the presence of E. coli in produce that could end up in homes. Holden Broyhill, Staff Writer, TechnicianOnline   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic Agriculture Research […]

North Carolina, Tennessee scientists teaming up to improve organic produce safety

March 04, 2013

The Southeast Farm Express By Justin Moore, North Carolina State University A group of scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are working together to improve the safety of organic produce — naturally. Their study, “Alternative Post-harvest Washing Solutions to Enhance the Microbial Safety and Quality of Organic […]