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FinnGen: An Example of a Large Public-Private Partnership

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Dr. Aarno Palotie visited Michigan State University on October 31, 2018, to provide an overview of the FinnGen research project. FinnGen aims to collect the genomic data of…

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New Technology Reveals Secrets of Evolving 30-Year-Old Bacteria

Monday, August 1, 2016
Richard Lenski and E. coli

In a paper published in the current issue of Nature, the Michigan State University John Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and an international team of…

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NSF Grant Will Help Decipher Cells’ Electric Properties

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Electric Eel

A Michigan State University researcher will use a National Science Foundation grant to decipher the secrets of electric organs in fish and apply the insights to human electrically…

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One Hundred Years of Statistical Developments in Animal Breeding

Friday, December 4, 2015

Dr. Daniel Gianola, University of Wisconsin-Madison, presented an overview of statistical developments in animal breeding to a group of MSU researchers on December 4, 2015. In his presentation,…

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Proteins ‘Practice’ Before Changing Chromosomes

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Drosophila

In the biochemical game of genetics, it was thought that the proteins controlling gene regulation in animals were either spectators or players. But in research appearing in the…

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Updates in Genome Editing

Sunday, March 15, 2015
DNA model

MSU research faculty along with guest speaker Patrick D. Hsu of Editas Medicine, participated in an event February 9, 2015, to discuss new research in genome editing. Below…

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MSU to Help Students Learn Genomics and Evolution

Monday, October 27, 2014
DNA

The study of human genes has dramatically changed how health issues have been explained and treated during the past 20 years. But educators have done little to teach…

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Shocking Secrets: Electric Eels Provide Clues for Practical Applications

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Electric Eel

For the first time, the genome of the electric eel has been sequenced. This discovery has revealed the secret of how fishes with electric organs have evolved six…

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