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First U.S. Success of Nonhuman Primate Gene Editing

Monday, May 1, 2017
Keith Latham, professor of animal science, poses in his office on Friday April 28, 2017.

Mice have been and will continue to be good base models for human medicinal advances. However, their size and some of their physiological differences leave them lacking in…

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MSU Doctoral Student Named Fulbright Scholar

Monday, May 1, 2017
Thomas Connor

Doctoral student Thomas Connor will spend a year seeking to understand the forces that divide wildlife habitat in China and create links between scientists, nature lovers and tourists…

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Doctoral Student Selected for National Ecology Policy Award

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Anna Groves

Anna Groves, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Biology and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) program in the MSU College of Natural Science (NatSci), is…

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Seabird Bones, Fossils Reveal Broad Food-Web Shift in North Pacific

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
bird

For thousands of years, the Hawaiian petrel has soared over the Pacific Ocean, feeding on fish and squid. Now, using evidence preserved in the birds’ bones, scientists at…

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Animals in Artificial Organ Research

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Michigan’s Alvaro Rojas-Pena presents his research on artificial organ development in animals. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the University Club of Michigan State University. See the…

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Animal Models of Air Pollutant-Induced Non-Atopic Asthma and Rhinitis

Monday, March 27, 2017

Michigan State University’s Jack Harkema describes what he’s learned from monkeys, rats and mice related to his research on air pollutant-induced asthma. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the…

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Solutions for Single Cell NGS and Other Low-Input Applications

Monday, March 27, 2017

NuGEN’s Andrew Shaver explains his approach to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) as well as some solutions to the limitations in the RNA-Seq processes. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the…

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Porcine Models of Stress-Induced Gastrointestinal Disorders

Monday, March 27, 2017

Michigan State’s Adam Moeser describes his research on stress and its impact on gastrointestinal diseases in agricultural species. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the University Club of Michigan…

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Biomedical Animal Models For Pregnancy

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Arizona’s Sean Limesand describes the major challenges in perinatal medicine, as well as premature birth and intrauterine growth restriction. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the…

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Translational Cardiovascular Investigations in Sheep and Transgenic Pigs

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Iowa’s Robert Roghair describes his research in developmental origins of disease, as well as the environmental contribution to adult cardiovascular diseases. Presented on March 27, 2017,…

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