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Student-Led Research Highlighted at MSU Trustees’ Meeting

Friday, April 13, 2018
Clara Lepard and Joel Soler

To showcase student-led research at Michigan State University, two scholars presented their latest projects at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 13. Clara Lepard, who graduated in…

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Understanding Virus Entry Mechanisms and the Impact of the Recent Cryo-EM Resolution Revolution

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Kristin Parent, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, presents her current research to the MSU Board of Trustees on Feb. 16, 2018.

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Digital Agriculture: Enhancing Sustainability of Agricultural Systems

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Bruno Basso, MSU Foundation Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains the importance of precision agriculture, and how digital mapping can help increase sustainability in crop production….

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Enslaved: People of the Historic Slave Trade

Friday, October 27, 2017

Walter Hawthorne, Professor of African History and Chairperson of the Department of History, presents his latest research to the MSU Board of Trustees on October 27, 2017. Hawthorne…

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MSU’s Research in Connected Autonomous Vehicles for Active Safety

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hayder Radah, College of Engineering, explains autonomous vehicle research at MSU in this resentation to the MSU Board of Trustees on 9/8/2017. His research focuses on coding and…

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Etienne Charles Performs San Jose Suite

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Etienne Charles, associate professor, College of Music, discusses his research on jazz, music culture, Caribbean influence on jazz, and the importance of music in the post-colonial New World….

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iGEM 2016: Frosty the Cyano

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Lauren Tamm and Pamela Himadewi of the MSU iGEM team, present their research pertaining to genetically engineered synthetic machinery, as well as their process of using synthetic biology…

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Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Graduate student presenter (and now PhD) Kateri Salk, describes her research process on algal blooms in Lake Erie, some of the unique outcomes of her research, and her…

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New Research on Galaxies and Super-Massive Black Holes

Friday, February 17, 2017

Megan Donahue, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University, discusses galaxies and super massive black holes. She reviews the most recent findings in…

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Stem Cells from the Mouse Embryo

Friday, December 16, 2016

Amy Ralston, associate professor and James K. Billman, Jr., M.D. Endowed Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, discusses the practical uses of stem cells and explains research findings…

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