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Presentations to the Board of Trustees

Evolutionary Lessons from an Ancient Fish

Friday, August 31, 2018

Evolution and gars – freshwater fish with toothy snouts – are so intricately intertwined that one Michigan State University researcher created a vanity license plate, highlighting his dedication…

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Modeling Cancer in Mice: Integration of Bioinformatics and Therapy

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Eran Andrechek, Department of Physiology at MSU, explains how his lab is leveraging bioinformatics to target specific, and current, genetic therapies to stunt tumor growth in lung cancer…

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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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