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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Innovation Center MSU

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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Examining Potatoes’ Past Could Improve Spuds of Future

Monday, October 30, 2017

Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped spuds adapt over thousands…

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Biotechnology Saving Potatoes from ‘Late Blight’

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
David Douches

Dave Douches, professor and director of Michigan State University’s Potato Breeding and Genetics Program grows purple potatoes, tiny potatoes, and potatoes that are disease-resistant. He does all of this…

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MSU to Lead $5.8M USAID Grant for Potatoes in Indonesia, Bangladesh

Monday, October 26, 2015
potatoes

The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded Michigan State a $5.8 million cooperative agreement to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia. The grant supports USAID’s work…

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