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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Biotechnology".

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1. Two NatSci professors receive MSU Innovation awards

Two faculty members from the MSU College of Natural Science were among the honorees at the 7th annual Michigan State University Innovation Celebration on April 12.

Tags: Award, Faculty, Biotechnology
2. Recent improvements in computational methods could lead to a much healthier future

Advances in computational methods could lead to a better understanding of human health and the disease process, or the development of new cures for diseases. Four MSU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology scientists are hard at work, pushing the boundaries of these methods to enrich their research.

Tags: Faculty, Human disease, Research, Biotechnology
3. Sequencing of poisonous mushrooms brings potential to create medicine

A team of MSU researchers in the College of Natural Science has genetically sequenced two species of poisonous mushrooms, potentially opening the door to efficiently tackling some lethal diseases.

Tags: Research, Plant science, Biotechnology
4. 'Watershed' discovery reveals plants' medicinal secrets

MSU scientist Bjoern Hamberger, was part of a team of researchers that discovered metabolons (near-mythical clusters of enzymes) for the first time, thus unlocking plants’ secret medicinal toolbox.

Tags: Plant science, Research, Biotechnology
5. 'Dialing in the lipidome' for human health, environmental sustainability

In a special issue of Science Magazine, MSU Foundation Professor Christoph Benning and MSU biochemist Patrick Horn highlight recent advancements in lipid research at MSU and beyond – work that could have wide-ranging applications in both human well-being and environmental sustainability.

Tags: Biotechnology, Research, Sustainability, Plant science
6. $5.3 million NSF grant will help discover new plant chemicals, find genes

A team of MSU researchers led by College of Natural Science Professor Robert Last has been awarded a $5.3 million NSF grant to explore new approaches to discovering plant chemicals, and find the genes that plants use to make valuable molecules.

Tags: NSF, Grant, Research, Plant science, Biotechnology
7. Patented bioelectrodes have electrifying taste for waste

New research at Michigan State University and published in the current issue of Nature Communications shows how Geobacter bacteria grow as films on electrodes and generate electricity – a process that’s ready to be scaled up to industrial levels.

Tags: Biotechnology, Energy, Research
8. Newly discovered organic nanowires leave manmade technologies in their dust

A microbial protein fiber discovered by an MSU scientist opens the door to enhanced energy transport and more cost-effective applications in nanoelectronics.

Tags: Faculty, Research, Biotechnology
9. Chemists' detour leads to unexpected discovery

Chemists at Michigan State have created the first metal complex containing single, double and triple nitrogen bonds.The discovery is an important step toward better understanding the catalytic reactions used to make everything from polymers to pharmaceuticals.

Tags: Faculty, Research, Biotechnology
10. Plant biotechnology symposium offers latest developments, career advice

More than 150 graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, undergraduate students and faculty members attended the Fourth Annual Plant Biotechnology for Health and Sustainability Symposium held Oct. 9-10 on the MSU campus.

Tags: Event, Biotechnology, Plant science, Research, Students, Sustainability

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