Plant Pathways Elucidation Project

Getting To Know the 2016 P2EP Interns

June 01, 2016

Corey Kennedy is a rising junior and chemistry major at UNC Charlotte. He’s still weighing his options per what path he’ll take after graduation. In the meantime, he’s flourishing during his summer with the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, studying beta glucan in oats under the guidance of his graduate mentor, Scott Smith. As a chemistry […]

Make 2015 the Happiest, Healthiest and Fittest Year Yet

December 18, 2014

  For inspiration to make 2015 your happiest, healthiest and fittest year yet, take a look at some of our top research headlines from 2014. Powerful Polyphenols   A collaborative study by three campus partners found that exercise helps the body absorb health-boosting, plant compounds called polyphenols, specifically those found in blueberries and green tea. The same […]

North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis hosts 40 interns for $1.9 million research program

June 22, 2014

By Lukas Johnson, Charlotte Observer Link to Original Article Camry Wagner’s family roots run deep throughout the former Cannon Mills Company’s 147-year textile manufacturing history. So the Kannapolis native and 22-year-old biologist considers it an honor to be among some of the first scientists to establish new roots as leaders of agriculture research at the […]

NC Research Campus project aims to grow scientists

June 21, 2014

By: Tim Reaves, Independent Tribune Link to Original Article James Nix \ jnix@independenttrib KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A student-driven initiative at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis is gathering data on the frontiers of plant science and growing the scientists of tomorrow. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) is a $1.9 million program now […]