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Cukier Develops Molecular Dynamics Code to Explore Complex Proteins

Monday, May 4, 2015

Chemistry Professor Robert Cukier uses Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics to create theories of and carry out simulations on electron (ET), proton (PT) and proton-coupled electron (PCET) transfer, proton…

International Team Discovers Elusive New Bird in China

Friday, May 1, 2015

A Michigan State University professor was part of an international team of scientists that has discovered a new bird in China. The new bird, the Sichuan bush warbler,…

Greasing Photosynthesis and Making Fuels

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Christoph Benning, MSU Foundation Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is one of the world’s foremost experts in plant lipid metabolism. His work could ultimately lead to plant…

Interface of Plant BioChemistry and Human Health

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Dean DellaPenna, University Distinguished Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is a plant physiologist who studies medicinal plant genomics and plant metabolism and micronutrients. He is one of…

Plants: Cool Biology and Useful Functions

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Robin Buell, professor of plant biology, and an expert in the genomic aspects of plant biology and plant pathogens, explains some of her ongoing projects, including her work with…

Computational Math’s Role in Science and Engineering

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Andrew Christlieb, MSU Foundation Professor of mathematics and chair, Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, explains why the advanced mathematical and computational methods he uses to solve problems in…