Associate Professor Tim Whitehead

Research into rapid biosensor development from plant hormone receptors appears in Nature Biotechnology

June 20, 2022

Advanced bioengineering of plant hormone receptors may lead to controlling complex genetic circuits in living cells, according to new research by Associate Professor Timothy Whitehead and his partners. Their paper, “Plant hormone receptors as reprogrammable scaffolds for rapid biosensor development," was recently published in Nature Biotechnology.

Students gathered for a photo at NCSU for the symposium

ChBE students make an impact at NCSU Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering symposium

Dec. 7, 2021

Students from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering presented their research as part of the competitive NC State University Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering symposium this past October. Three students from the department were recognized as awardees.

Irene Francino Urdaniz working at the bench

Mutation-mapping tool could yield stronger COVID boosters, universal vaccines

Aug. 10, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed a platform which can quickly identify common mutations on the SARS-CoV-2 virus that allow it to escape antibodies and infect cells.