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Jin Uses Multiple Approaches to Study Biological Systems

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Xiangshu Jin

Xiangshu Jin recently joined Michigan State University as assistant professor, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in the College of Natural Science. Jin, who was recruited as…

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Hintze Studying Evolution of Natural and Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Arend Hintze recently was named assistant professor, Department of Integrative Biology, in the College of Natural Science, after serving as a post-doctoral researcher with the Michigan State-based BEACON…

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TerAvest’s Research Focused on Building Better Bacteria

Monday, November 30, 2015
Michaela TerAvest with diagram of Engineering Respiration for Biotechnology

Michaela TerAvest recently joined Michigan State University as assistant professor, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in the College of Natural Science. TerVest, who was recruited…

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Global Impact In The News

Monday, November 30, 2015
Dr. Angela Wilson, Computational Chemistry

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently highlighted new faculty hiring plans at two universities including Michigan State. As part of MSU’s Global Impact Initiative, Angela Wilson will be…

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Bringing New Ideas to Computing

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Andrew Christlieb, Chair of the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, discusses his personal research interests and various goals of the CMSE Department. Christlieb also explains the…

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Hsu: MSU’s Challenge is to Invest in Research with Greatest Impact

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Michigan State University’s Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies Stephen Hsu doesn’t think there’s any mystery to what the world’s future problems will be. In a recent…

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Angela Wilson Joins MSU as Part of New Initiative

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Dr. Angela Wilson, Computational Chemistry

Angela Wilson is in high demand. The accomplished computational chemist was recently hired at Michigan State University as the Hannah Professor of Computational Chemistry.  But before she begins…

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MSU to Accelerate Key Research Areas with Global Impact Initiative

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A female scientist in biomedical lab

Michigan State University will accelerate key research areas through the recruitment of 100 new faculty members as part of the newly launched Global Impact Initiative. The Global Impact…

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Two Common Medicines Found to Fight Deadly Childhood Cancer

Friday, October 2, 2015
Andre Bachmann

A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a Michigan…

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MSU to Share in $5M ‘Big Data’ Grant

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Michigan State University is teaming up with the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Indiana University and Van Andel Research Institute to implement a high-speed infrastructure that will…

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