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Theoretical Particle Physicist Joins MSU

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Alexei Bazavov

Alexei Bazavov recently joined MSU as an assistant professor with joint appointments in the Departments of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, and Physics and Astronomy. Bazavov is a…

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Research Offers New Clues to Rare Genetic Disease

Monday, July 3, 2017
Jeff MacKeigan

Tuberous sclerosis complex, or TSC, is considered a rare genetic disease, yet for the estimated 50,000 patients in the United States and almost 2 million individuals worldwide, dealing…

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Computational Biologist Joins MSU

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Arjun Krishnan

Arjun Krishnan recently joined the Departments of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as an assistant professor. He was recruited under the Global Impact…

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Pioneer in Molecular Imaging to Lead MSU’s New Bio Engineering Research Initiatives

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Chris Contag portrait photo

Christopher H. Contag will join Michigan State University as the inaugural director of the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and the chairperson of the new Department…

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Machine Learning Expert Joins MSU

Friday, March 4, 2016
Interface of brain and computer

Hu Ding recently joined the College of Engineering as an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He was recruited to MSU as part of…

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MALSAR Author Joins Michigan State

Friday, March 4, 2016
Jaiyu

Jaiyu Zhou recently joined the College of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering as an assistant professor. He was recruited under the Global Impact Initiative….

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Computational Chemist Wilson Joins MSU

Monday, February 22, 2016
Angela Wilson

Angela Wilson joined MSU in February 2016 as the John A. Hannah Professor of Computational Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. She was recruited to MSU as part…

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AI and Evolution Take Gaming to the Next Level

Monday, January 25, 2016
Two young men playing video game

After weeks navigating a new video game and learning your enemy’s every move, you suddenly find yourself losing. As you rethink your strategy, you’re wondering, what happened? Darwinian…

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Jin Uses Multiple Approaches to Study Biological Systems

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Xiangshu Jin

Xiangshu Jin recently joined Michigan State University as assistant professor, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in the College of Natural Science. Jin, who was recruited as…

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Hintze Studying Evolution of Natural and Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Arend Hintze recently was named assistant professor, Department of Integrative Biology, in the College of Natural Science, after serving as a post-doctoral researcher with the Michigan State-based BEACON…

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