Did you know bacteria have immune systems? Yes, even bacteria need to have a way to fight off viruses that make them sick! Bacterial immune systems differ from human immune systems - humans are multicellular and can dedicate whole organs, and[..]
In honor of Valentines Day, we asked AgBiomers what they love, and OH did their responses compile quite an interesting word list. Which got me thinking…
AgBiome was recently named to the THRIVE 50 in Biotechnology. Named annually by SVG Partners, this is the first time AgBiome has been part of this group.
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Agbiome Not a creature was stirring, not even a lab gnome.The flasks were put in the shakers with care, In hopes that new discoveries soon would be there.
The stinkbugs were nestled, all snug[..]
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[..]
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[..]
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[..]
Tessa Lacara shares some thoughts on her summer intern experience:
North Carolina, and the Triangle in particular, has quietly blossomed into a hotbed of startups that are applying cutting-edge technology to agriculture.