September 22, 2016

photo, Dr. Rachel Noble

Dr. Rachel Noble

Rachel Noble, PhD, is professor of environmental sciences and engineering at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Mary and Watts Hill Jr. Distinguished Professor in the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City, N.C.

Over the last decade, Noble has developed technology that keeps our food – from oysters harvested off the coast of North Carolina to spinach grown in California’s Salinas Valley – safe from bacteria such as E. coli.

This video, by Mary Lide Parker, originally was featured in the September issue of Endeavors, a magazine featuring research and creative activity at UNC-Chapel Hill.


Gillings School of Global Public Health contact: David Pesci, director of communications, (919) 962-2600 or

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