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Engineering the Follicle Environment

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Michigan’s Ariella Shikanov describes her focus on developing functional and tunable hydrogels for reproductive tissue engineering. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the University Club of…

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Local & Systemic Immunomodulation for Regenerative Medicine

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Michigan’s Lonnie Shea explains his approach to regenerative medicine and his research in developing technologies for cell-based therapies. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the University…

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Understanding Fertility in Agriculturally Important Large Animals

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Maryland’s Thomas Spencer discusses his research on the fertility process of agricultural animals and the impacts of technology on certain species. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the…

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MSU College Veterinary Medicine: Overview of Research in Smart Ag

Friday, March 24, 2017

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan presents an overview of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s research, operations and faculty engaged in smart agriculture research projects….

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MSU to Study Link Between Fish Genes, Human Medicine

Thursday, March 23, 2017
(L to R) Solomon David, Ingo Braasch and Andrew Thompson. Courtesy of MSU

Michigan State University has been awarded a $727,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve the use of fish as disease models for human medicine. Ingo Braasch,…

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Livestock Can Uproot Protected Wildlife

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Jindong Zhang

The story of wildlife conservation is usually framed as man vs. treasured wildlife. But there’s growing evidence that the narrative deserves to have leading roles for livestock such…

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Altering pH Bumps Prions Out of Danger Zone

Monday, March 20, 2017
Lisa Lapidus

Prion diseases are scary, incurable and fatal. They first gained notoriety when cows became infected by prion proteins and, in turn, infected people. Fervor surrounding mad cow disease…

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MSU’S Litchman Wins Excellence Professorship Award

Monday, March 13, 2017
Elena Litchman

Elena Litchman, Michigan State University Foundation Professor of integrative biology, is the recipient of an Excellence Professorship Award from the Professor Dr. Werner-Petersen Foundation based in Kiel, Germany….

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Fly-Over States Key to Saving Migratory Birds

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
warbler

Around the world, thousands of migratory animals travel hundreds or even thousands of miles each year. The journey of migratory animals is more important than their destination. Scientists…

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Cows May Offer Clues to Improving Fertility in Women

Thursday, March 2, 2017
James Ireland, professor of animal science, poses in his office on Tuesday November 17, 2015.

A Michigan State University researcher has received a $1.65 million grant that looks to bring a better understanding about fertility treatments in women by studying the effect of…

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