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Kestrel McCorkle

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A Day in the Nematology lab 

If you have no idea what a nematode is, then you are not alone. Nematodes are thread-like roundworms that are found all over the world, even in the Arctic. Most nematodes are microscopic, so many people aren’t aware that we are surrounded by them!

Philanthropy Team 2017 Year in Review

AgBiome aims to be the best agriculture innovator ever by having the most products, highest financial returns, and happiest employees. But did you know that giving to others, can actually make you a happier person? According to research on the[..]

Women in Science

This fall AgBiome chatted with a girl scout club in Cary about women’s contributions in science. Members of the AgBiome team included: Melissa, Kestrel, and Tim. They brought equipment and supplies to teach the science club sterile technique,[..]

Thankful Dogs

If you haven't already figured it out for yourself, AgBiomers love dogs! This holds true for a few lucky pups who found their forever homes with some of our employees. Starting with the smallest in size is Bean, a chihuahua adopted from a local[..]

future scientists

On October 20th, a group of AgBiome scientists packed up pipettes, plant pathogens, and insects, then made their way to the local Boys and Girls Club in Durham. AgBiomers were invited to share information on science topics and help students with[..]

Helping meals on wheels

 On Friday, August 18th, the AgBiome Philanthropy group teamed up to help pack and deliver food to Durham residents through the Meals on Wheels program. The morning started with receiving food from one of the Meals on Wheels caterers, which was[..]

Bugfest 2017

Year of the Dragonfly

 BugFest 2017 was a huge success for the Museum of Natural Science and for the AgBiome team. Multiple AgBiomers from the entomology department and other functional groups spent the day showing kids and adults some of the[..]

A Day in the Entomology Lab

This week we followed two AgBiome entomologists into the lab to get a taste of what working with insects can be like. And yes, a few people here do enjoy eating insects, YUM! Meet Marie Encarnacion and Elka Armstrong.

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