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Sequencing Poisonous Mushrooms May Lead to New Medicines

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Johnathan Walton, director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, poses in his lab on Wednesday November 21, 2012.

A team of Michigan State University scientists has genetically sequenced two species of poisonous mushrooms, discovering that they can theoretically produce billions of compounds through one molecular assembly…

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MSU Faculty, Student Receive ASM Research Awards

Monday, October 24, 2016
blue microbes

A Michigan State molecular biologist and a doctoral student in her lab have received awards from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Kristin Parent, assistant professor in MSU’s…

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Do Genes Express Themselves Through Poetry?

Monday, May 9, 2016
David Arnosti: close-up of gene

A new study from Michigan State University makes inroads in learning to “read” the genome, a key goal of modern biology. The results were published eLife, show that…

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Winners Selected for Undergrad Research & Arts Forum

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Student researchers at the University Undergratute Research and Arts Forum

A student engaged in biosensors research and a student studying how science courses are taught have been named grand prize winners of MSU’s University Undergraduate Research and Arts…

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Solving Knotty Problems

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Professor Matt Hedden

Matthew Hedden, assistant professor of mathematics at MSU, has a passion for knots. While most of us see a knotty problem as . . . well, a problem…

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Scientists Can Boost Healthy Cells During Chemotherapy

Friday, December 12, 2014

It’s well known that chemotherapy helps fight cancer. It’s also known that it wreaks havoc on normal, healthy cells. Michigan State University scientists are closer to discovering a…

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