plant pathways

Structural constraints and importance of caffeic acid moiety for anti-hyperglycemic effects of caffeoylquinic acids from chicory

April 27, 2017

Structural constraints and importance of caffeic acid moiety for anti-hyperglycemic effects of caffeoylquinic acids from chicory, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, Kimberly M. Palatini Jackson, Thirumurugan Rathinasabapathy, Debora Esposito, Slavko Komarnytsky. Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC, USA Abstract Scope Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) is a perennial herb often consumed as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

N.C. program immerses students in science

July 18, 2013

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 […]

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 […]

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

July 13, 2013

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 […]

NC Research Campus launches plant project for college students

June 27, 2013

  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 […]

Bigger More Nutritious Grains

June 13, 2013

Humans harvest grains primarily for the nutritional value of the endosperm, the placenta-like tissue inside the seeds of most flowering plants that nourishes the embryo. Tzung-Fu Hsieh, PhD, with the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), is leading research to unravel the biological complexities surrounding endosperm development. In collaboration with Xu “Sirius” Li, PhD, a plant metabolic pathway […]