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$4.8M Grant to Study Environmental Influences on Child Health

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Nigel Paneth

A $4.8 million grant awarded to Michigan State University from the National Institutes of Health will help Michigan’s top three research universities, a leading health care system and…

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Entomologist Pittendrigh Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Barry Pittendrigh

Barry Pittendrigh, an entomologist whose work focuses on pest problems in crops in developing countries, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is…

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Pioneer in Molecular Imaging to Lead MSU’s New Bio Engineering Research Initiatives

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Chris Contag portrait photo

Christopher H. Contag will join Michigan State University as the inaugural director of the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and the chairperson of the new Department…

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Two MSU Scholars Get NSF Awards for STEM Initiatives

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Kylie Whyte and Leslie Gonzales

Two MSU researchers have received awards from the National Science Foundation’s NSF INCLUDES program, a first-year initiative aimed at increasing participation in STEM fields especially among underserved populations….

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$5.3mil. NSF Grant to Find New Genes, Plant Chemicals

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Robert Last

A team of Michigan State University researchers has been awarded a $5.3 million National Science Foundation grant to explore new approaches to discovering plant chemicals, and find the…

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Jain Elected to Indian Academy of Engineering

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Anil Jain

Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been elected a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering….

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‘Plant Resilience’ Expert Thomashow Named MSU Foundation Professor

Friday, September 9, 2016
Mike Thomashow

Michael Thomashow, University Distinguished Professor and founding director of the MSU Plant Resilience Institute, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is designated…

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Plant Scientist Montgomery Named MSU Foundation Professor

Friday, September 9, 2016
Beronda Montgomery and Model of phytochrome biosynthesis.

Beronda Montgomery, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and microbiology and molecular genetics, and a member of the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, has been named an MSU Foundation…

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Ecologist Klausmeier Named MSU Foundation Professor

Friday, September 9, 2016
Christopher Klausmeier and zooplankton

Christopher Klausmeier, professor of plant biology and W.K. Kellogg Biological Station faculty member, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is designated for…

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Biologist Litchman Named MSU Foundation Professor

Friday, September 9, 2016
Elena Litchman and satellite photo of phytoplankton

Elena Litchman, professor of integrative biology and faculty member at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is…

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