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Faculty Posting Plant Resilience – Plant Biology

Friday, September 29, 2017
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The departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Horticulture, and Plant Biology in collaboration with the newly created Plant Resilience Institute at Michigan State University, are inviting applications for…

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Faculty Posting in Plant Resilience – BMB

Friday, September 29, 2017
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Overview: The departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Horticulture, and Plant Biology in collaboration with the newly created Plant Resilience Institute at Michigan State University, are inviting applications…

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MSU Wins Grant to Grow Political Leadership Programs

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Matt Grossman, associate professor of political science, talks about his research on Monday September 14, 2015.

Michigan State University’s Institute of Public Policy and Social Research has won an $80,000 grant from the Madison Initiative of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to survey state candidate…

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$1.1M DOE Grant to Improve Switchgrass for Biofuel

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
David Lowry, assistant professor of plant biology, poses next to a switchgrass plant on Tuesday July 18, 2017.

Just as sequencing the human genome has netted major health and medical benefits, switchgrass genomics will pay dividends through the development of advanced liquid biofuels. Researchers at Michigan…

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Alzheimer’s Expert Joins MSU’s Neuroscience Team

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
David Morgan

David Morgan, PhD, recently joined the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine as a professor in the Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine. Morgan, recruited as…

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MSU Researchers to Use Algae to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
T.B. Simon Power Plant

Michigan State University scientists will explore new algae-based technologies to capture power plant emissions and sustainably turn them into valuable products. The research project, funded by a $1…

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Pre-School Teachers Need Better Training in Science

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Hope Gerde

Preschool instructors appear to lack the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively teach their young students science – a problem that is likely contributing to America’s poor global…

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Faculty Position in Plant Resilience – Horticulture

Monday, September 25, 2017
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Overview: The departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Horticulture, and Plant Biology in collaboration with the newly created Plant Resilience Institute at Michigan State University, are inviting applications…

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Study Finds How Plants are Damaged by Extreme Sunlight

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Robert Last

Scientists have an increasingly sophisticated understanding of mechanisms that ensure efficient photosynthesis under laboratory-controlled light conditions. But less is known about the regulation of photosynthesis when plants experience…

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Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of…

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