MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory

News

May 24, 2017
Getting first prize at the UURAF: Our 3 winners tell us how
Getting first prize at the UURAF: Our 3 winners tell us how

We interview Hope, Michael, and Cassie to find out what drew them to science, what makes them tick, and why they think they did well at the UURAF.

May 16, 2017
Growing pains and how that might affect seed quality
Growing pains and how that might affect seed quality

The Brandizzi lab is showing how extreme heat negatively impacts seed quality in plants targeted for producing biofuels.

May 9, 2017
Sheng Yang He re-appointed as a Howard Hughes HHMI Investigator
Sheng Yang He reappointed as a Howard Hughes HHMI Investigator

He, a University Distinguished Professor of plant biology at MSU and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Gordon Betty Moore Foundation investigator since 2011, has been reappointed as an HHMI investigator for a second term.

May 2, 2017
Looking deeper into peroxisome proliferation
Looking deeper into peroxisome proliferation

The Hu lab has identified a new protein that helps control how little cellular factories, called peroxisomes, divide and proliferate.

April 25, 2017
A thousand tales of plant defense
A thousand tales of plant defense

The He lab has completed an unprecedented study of over 1000 plant varieties to tease out their major defense systems against bacteria.

More News