College of Natural Science
- Andrew Christlieb named Academic Leadership Program Fellow
Andrew Christlieb, chair of the MSU Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering and an MSU Foundation Professor, is among five MSU faculty members and academic administrators recently named 2017-18 Fellows in the Academic Leadership Program of the Big Ten Academic Alliance.
- New techniques pinpoint evolution in fungi
Michigan State University and Yale University scientists have illuminated a successful new strategy for pinpointing fungi genes responsible for the evolution of certain biological processes. The results appear in the current issue of PLoS Genetics.
- MSU's Janette Boughman named Fulbright Scholar
MSU integrative biologist Janette Boughman has been named a 2017-18 Fulbright Scholar in recognition of her research in Iceland on the adaptation of stickleback fish to the rapid human-induced environmental changes in the arctic.
- Recreating interstellar ions with lasers
Using lasers, MSU scientist Marcos Dantus and his team have unlocked the secret of H3+—the molecule of the universe—by successfully duplicating the mechanisms that form it from organic molecules.
- Thomas Sharkey joins the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory
Thomas D. Sharkey, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor and former chair of the MSU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has become a faculty member of the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory.