“They Used To Say, ‘It’s So Depressing!'”: Neil Bain and the BAE Renovations
The ongoing transformation of the 63-year-old Weaver Labs complex has a champion: Neil Bain.
Before and After: CALS Renovation Nation
Laboratories that haven't been renovated since 1967? Not anymore. CALS' year of transformation isn't just about new construction, thanks to our visionary department heads.
Easing Suffering Through Biochemistry: Sayan Chakraborty
Inspired by his time volunteering in an HIV clinic, Sayan Chakraborty is on a biochemistry-based quest for ever-better medicines to ease human suffering.
“A Million Decisions A Week”: 5 Questions With NCFIL’s Bill Aimutis
The director of the new North Carolina Food Innovation Laboratory dishes on his big dream for the facility, its potential economic impact and more.
I Am CALS: Fred Jimenez Knows (Almost) Everything
Longtime CALS employee Fred Jimenez wrangles budgets, organizes events and serves as an unofficial CALS search engine in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science.
Meet Our New Faculty
We're in our final year of the most aggressive hiring phase in CALS history. It's a three-year push to bring in 90 new faculty members – almost a third of our faculty total. Here's our first 74.
The New Face of Biochemistry at CALS
Crystal growth chambers. Smoke billowing from cauldrons where there is no fire. Students revealing secrets of the visible world by influencing the invisible. CALS’ own Hogwarts, housed in Polk Hall? Nope. CALS’ own Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry – undergoing a transformation of its own.