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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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MSU to Use NSF Grant to Explore Corn Genome

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
corn

The National Science Foundation has awarded $4.4 million to a Michigan State university research team to identify genes in the corn genome, work that could help breed new,…

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Harnessing Big Data to See Big Picture in Ecology

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
MSU team plans to harness big data to see the big picture in ecology. (L-R: Jiayu Zhou, Pat Soranno, Kendra Spence Cheruvelil and Pang-Ning Tan.) Photo by Derrick Turner

MSU will use a $4.2 million National Science Foundation grant to help shape the future of the changing field of ecology. “Ecologists are often asked how lakes and…

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Michigan Research Universities Get $9mil. for Alzheimer’s Center

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Holding Hands with Elderly Patient

The U.S. National Institutes of Health will award an estimated $9 million over the next 5 years to a new statewide center to enhance the understanding and treatment…

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