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1. Johannes Pollanen named Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics

MSU Assistant Professor Johannes Pollanen was formally invested as a Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics in the College of Natural Science’s Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Tags: Faculty, Research, Endowed Chair, Physics
2. Too much sun is not a good thing--for people or for plants

Rob Last, MSU Barnett Rosenberg Professor, and postdoctoral researcher Jun Liu, are working to better understand the regulation of photosynthesis when plants experience rapid and extreme changes in sunlight. The results of their research were recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Tags: Research, Plant science, Sustainability
3. $10M DOE grant to help boost camelina oilseed yield

MSU scientists will lead a $10 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to explore ways to boost the biofuel crop yield for the oilseed plant, camelina.

Tags: DOE, Faculty, Research, Plant science, Bioenergy
4. Solving the puzzle of the extraordinary cofactor: It's now crystal clear

MSU's Robert Hausinger and Jian Hu’s labs combined structural biology and enzymatic approaches to clarify the catalytic mechanism of an unusual enzyme that could ultimately have applications in human health and medicine.

Tags: Research, Faculty, Chemistry, Microbiology
5. Tomatoes' crystal ball reveals evolutionary secrets

Robert Last and a team of MSU scientists studying tomato trichomes have opened an evolutionary window for the emerging field of plant defense metabolism that could lead to engineering advances for better pest resistance and human medicine.

Tags: Research, Sustainability, Plant science
6. Zinc transporter key to fighting pancreatic cancer and more

A team of MSU scientists led by biochemist Jian Hu have revealed a key structure of a molecular machine, a ZIP zinc transporter, giving pharmaceutical companies targets to test new drugs.

Tags: Human disease, Research, Faculty, NIH
7. Julia Ganz selected as American Neurosastroenterology and Motility Society Young Investigator

Julia Ganz, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Integrative Biology, was selected for the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society’s Young Investigator Award for the 2017/18 academic year.

Tags: Award, Faculty, Research
8. Shocking discovery explains powerful novae

Employing two powerful telescopes, astronomers at MSU have proven a theory that explains super-luminous novae and other astronomical explosions.

Tags: Astrophysics, Research, Faculty
9. MSU scientist earns U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

MSU nuclear physics scientist Heiko Hergert has received a 2017 Early Career Research Program award from U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science.

Tags: Award, DOE, Research, Faculty, NSCL, FRIB
10. Workshop brings big ideas in data-infused computing to MSU

Scientists and visionaries from around the world will come together for the MSU Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s third annual workshop on Sept. 17-20 at MSU’s Union Building.

Tags: Computation, Event, Research, Conference

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