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Spotlight On Conor Reid, P2EP Intern

July 22, 2016

Like his peer, neighbor, and fellow “four-peat” Plant Pathways Elucidation Project Intern Claire Thetford, Conor Reid began his adventure as an intern at the North Carolina Research Campus with two summers spent as a lab technician with Eric Jackson, PhD, from General Mills. Reid has since spent his last two summers as a full-fledged P2EP […]

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 […]

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

February 17, 2015

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 […]

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

September 27, 2014

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 […]

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

August 14, 2014

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 […]

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

August 13, 2014

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 […]

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

August 07, 2014

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 […]

Local businesses, and NCRC form business to science partnerships

May 08, 2014

  Link to original article in Business Today There are signs of growth at the NC Research Campus (NCRC). Site development for the new DataChambers regional data center is underway at Loop Road and Biotechnology Lane. The second suite of ready-to-go laboratories in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building is finished and leasing. The […]

NC Research Campus exec sees growth on horizon

November 08, 2013

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 […]

Ready-to-Go Laboratories Filling Up

September 30, 2013

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. […]

North Carolina research facilities bringing ag, human health together

September 25, 2013

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. […]

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

August 23, 2013

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, […]

Researchers seek to understand plants’ pathways to better health

July 24, 2013

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 […]

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

July 17, 2013

  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 […]

Whole Grains: Addressing the Challenges, Maximizing the Potential

June 26, 2013

Whole grain rolls, corn and brown rice are delicious and contain numerous health benefits. Yet, whole grains are a challenge from their very biology to motivating people to eat more to ensuring an ample worldwide supply. At the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, scientists at the NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post Harvest Technologies, […]

Whole Grains: Maximizing the Potential

June 13, 2013

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 […]

North Carolina Research Campus adds large-scale data center

June 13, 2013

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 […]

NC Research Campus adds IT company DataChambers to its roster

June 12, 2013

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 […]

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

March 22, 2013

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, […]

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

January 16, 2013

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 […]