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Damien Sneed Named New Artist-in-Residence At MSU

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

International recording artist and instrumentalist Damien Sneed to focus on social impact. Multigenre recording artist Damien Sneed – whose latest tour stop at Wharton Center at Michigan State…

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Collaboration Leads To Promising Next Steps For Cancer Research

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A cancer research company co-founded by an MSU professor has been acquired by the New York biotechnology firm Lodo Therapeutics Corp. in a move that holds potential for…

MSU Department of Horticulture professor Rebecca Grumet and students.

MSU-Led National Cucurbit Project Renewed For $7.1 Million

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Cucurbit Coordinated Agricultural Project (CucCAP), a multi-institution, nationwide research and outreach initiative led by Michigan State University and dedicated to cucurbit crops — cucumbers, squashes, melons and…

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Broad Researcher Will Be First To Explore ‘Leadership As Event Management’

Thursday, September 3, 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March, business leaders didn’t have much time to respond. They were immediately tasked with pivoting operations and reinventing processes…

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MSU Researchers To Lead $5.2M Grant To Investigate Management Strategies For Fire Blight

Thursday, September 3, 2020

George Sundin and Nikki Rothwell will lead a USDA-funded project examining fire blight, a disease that can kill apple and pear trees. George Sundin George Sundin, professor and…

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Newly Discovered Sugar Transporter Might Help Beans Tolerate Hot Temperatures

Monday, August 31, 2020

MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientists have characterized a sucrose transporter protein found in common beans. The recently discovered protein could help us understand how beans tolerate hot…