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How ‘Iron Man’ Bacteria Could Help Protect the Environment

Friday, January 8, 2021

When Michigan State University’s Gemma Reguera first proposed her new research project to the National Science Foundation, one grant reviewer responded that the idea was not “environmentally relevant.”…

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Gemma Reguera Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Gemma Reguera Research

Michigan State University microbiologist Gemma Reguera has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM), the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology…

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Patented Bioelectrodes Make Energy, Eat Waste

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Gemma Reguera

New research at Michigan State University and published in the current issue of Nature Communications shows how Geobacter bacteria grow as films on electrodes and generate electricity –…

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Microbes to Power!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Presentation by Gemma Reguera, associate professor of environmental microbiology, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Department of Soil and Mircrobial Science, to the Michigan State University Board…

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Gemma Reguera: MSU’s 2016 Innovator of the Year

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Michigan State University’s intellectual property office, MSU Technologies, selected Gemma Reguera as Innovator of the Year. Reguera, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, received the award for her…

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Three MSU Researchers Celebrated as Top Innovators

Friday, April 15, 2016
Basso, Reguera, Asmussen

Three Michigan State University professors have been recognized for their accomplishments in innovative technology and research during the sixth annual MSU Innovation Celebration. The center recognizes the MSU…

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Organic Nanowires Can Transport Charges Like Man-Made

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Gemma Reguera

A microbial protein fiber discovered by a Michigan State University scientist transports charges at rates high enough to be applied in manmade nanotechnologies. The discovery, featured in the…

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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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Two Peas in a Pod: Sustainable Eletrochemical Solutions for Waste and Water Reuse

Monday, December 15, 2014

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