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Bacterial organizational complexities revealed
Bacterial organizational complexities revealed

For the first time, scientists have visualized the fine details of bacterial microcompartment shells, opening the door to identifying vulnerable targets to combat pathogenic bacteria and bioengineering new kinds of designer nanoreactors in beneficial bacteria to enhance their performance.

June 22, 2017
MSU's Robert Last elected president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists
MSU's Robert Last elected president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists

Robert Last, an MSU Barnett Rosenberg Professor, has been elected as president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists.

June 19, 2017
MSU's Rich Lenski elected associate member of the European Molecular Biology Organization
MSU's Rich Lenski elected associate member of the European Molecular Biology Organization

Richard Lenski, Michigan State University John Hannah Distinguished Professor and evolutionary biologist renowned for his E. coli Long-Term Experimental Evolution Project, has been elected an associate member of the European Molecular Biology Organization.

June 16, 2017
Benjamin Levine receives Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship award
Benjamin Levine receives Journal of Physical Chemistry Lectureship award

Benjamin G. Levine, assistant professor of chemistry in MSU's College of Natural Science, was selected as the 2017 Journal of Physical Chemistry (JPC) A/PHYS Lectureship Winner.

June 14, 2017
MSU researchers think outside the borders to benefit scientific collaboration
MSU researchers think outside the borders to benefit scientific collaboration

Two MSU chemistry professors were invited speakers at the first-ever joint U.S.–Cuba conference sponsored by the Cuban Society of Chemistry of Havana.

June 10, 2017
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