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Attacking Cystic Fibrosis at its Roots

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
chest xray

Breakthroughs in cystic fibrosis are finally happening. While the latest CF headlines tout a new genetic treatment that targets its underlying cause, a major challenge still remains: How…

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Using Big Data to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s collaborative environment brings together biologists, engineers, astronomers and mathematicians as well as undergrads and grad students. These researchers create models…

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Studying Pregnancy and its Long-term Impact on Women and their Children

Friday, February 1, 2019
Rita Strakovsky

Rita Strakovsky, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, is studying the relationship between the mother and the developing fetus. With advice…

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MSU Research Expenditure Rankings Improve

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Training at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University’s research continues an upward growth trajectory, according to National Science Foundation data. In the recently released National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development, or…

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New MSU Research to Explore the Basis of Immunity

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A new research project by Michigan State University scientists will probe the mechanisms that drive disease and immunity at the cellular level, work which stands to revolutionize our…

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MSU’s TerAvest Gets 2018 NSF CAREER Award

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Michaela TerAvest

Michaela TerAvest, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, Michigan State University, received $519,357 from NSF’s Division of Engineering to support her project to develop a microbial electrosynthesis…

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MSU’s Zhou to Improve Lifelong Learning in Computers

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Jiayu Zhou

Jiayu Zhou of the Michigan State University College of Engineering is the newest Spartan Engineer to be awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. The…

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MSU’s Luginsland Named IEEE Fellow

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
John Luginsland

John Luginsland, professor of electrical and computer engineering and computational mathematics, science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical…

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Nuclear Medicine Scientist Joins MSU

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Kurt Zinn

Kurt R. Zinn, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., recently joined Michigan State University’s new Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and is the director of Nuclear Medicine. He is also a…

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Epidemiology and Data Specialist Joins Public Health Team

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Vicki Johnson-Lawrence

Vicki Johnson-Lawrence recently joined Michigan State University as an assistant professor in the College of Human Medicine. Johnson-Lawrence, recruited as part of the university’s Global Impact Initiative, is…

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