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Microbiologist Manning Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Shannon Manning

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of microbiology and molecular genetics Shannon Manning has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. She is also an AgBioResearch scientist. “This award recognizes…

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Plant Scientist Brandizzi Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Frederica Brandizzi

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of plant science Federica Brandizzi has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. “This award recognizes Professor Brandizzi’s internationally renowned research for the MSU-Department…

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MSU Computation Conference Attracts National Audience

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Gregg Radtke

Frontiers in Computing and Data Science, a 2-day conference recently hosted by the newly created MSU Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, drew 115 individuals from universities,…

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Five Bioeconomy Projects Get Commercialization Funding

Monday, September 21, 2015
field of corn and soybean

Thanks to funding from the Michigan Strategic Fund, plus matching funds from Michigan State University (MSU), several bio-based MSU research projects have been fast-tracked for commercial development. MSU received the…

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MSU Researchers Build Multi-Use Protein for Biofuels

Monday, September 21, 2015
scientists in lab

Researchers at Michigan State University have built a molecular Swiss Army knife that streamlines the molecular machinery of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, making biofuels and other…

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It’s Not Cheating Unless a Species Gets Hurt

Monday, September 21, 2015
Maren Friesen

A review of dozens of key ecological studies has found very little evidence to support one of the field’s commonly held beliefs: Cheating is widespread among “mutualists,” species…

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Improving Collaboration between Native Americans, Climate Scientists

Friday, September 18, 2015
Kyle Whyte

Hoping to improve Native American tribes’ access to climate science tools, a Michigan State University researcher will use a four-year $450,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster better…

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MSU’s Libarkin Named Geological Society of America Fellow

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Julie Libarkin

Michigan State University Geological Sciences Associate Professor Julie Libarkin was recently elected a 2015 Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA) for her “many groundbreaking research contributions…

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Overview STEM Ed Fall 2015 Update

Thursday, September 17, 2015

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International Team Discovers Natural Defense against HIV

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection. The team’s discovery, featured in the current issue of…

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