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The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment
The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment

MSU breast cancer researcher, Eran Andrechek, has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves.

February 21, 2017
MSU emeritus professor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
MSU emeritus professor named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

James Dye, MSU College of Natural Science emeritus professor, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.

February 20, 2017
NatSci's Megan Donahue elected American Astronomical Society president
NatSci's Megan Donahue elected American Astronomical Society president

Megan Donahue, MSU professor of physics and astrophysics in the College of Natural Science, has been elected president of the American Astronomical Society.

February 20, 2017
Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus
Examining exploding stars through the atomic nucleus

Christopher Wrede, MSU assistant professor of physics, gave a AAAS presentation on how rare isotopes are produced and studied at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory on campus, and how they shed light on the evolution of visible matter in the universe.

February 19, 2017
Sarah Fitzpatrick receives young investigators award
Sarah Fitzpatrick receives young investigators award

Sarah Fitzpatrick, MSU assistant professor of integrative biology, joins a distinguished group of scientists who have won the American Society of Naturalist’s Jasper Loftus-Hills Young Investigators Award.

February 16, 2017
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