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March 22, 2017
From the lab to the world: solving big problems in agriculture and energy
From the lab to the world: solving big problems in agriculture and energy

Introducing MultispeQ, an affordable and sophisticated scientific instrument that measures plant health and photosynthetic parameters.

March 16, 2017
Power Plants: Kramer lab featured in MSU President's 2016 Report
Power Plants: Kramer lab featured in MSU President's 2016 Report

The 90-second clip is part of a series showcasing MSU's abilities in anticipating global challenges. The Kramer lab focuses on understanding photosynthesis in real time and in dynamic environments.

March 13, 2017
Beronda Montgomery: Growing from adviser to mentor
Beronda Montgomery: Growing from adviser to mentor

"Mentoring is so much more than offering generic advice." Check out Beronda's take on MSU's Faculty Voice series. 

February 17, 2017
Montgomery Smith granted 2017 Excellence in Diversity Award
Montgomery Smith granted 2017 Excellence in Diversity Award

The Benning lab freshman has received an honorable mention in the "Students Making a Difference Through Artistic Expression" contest for her visual arts social issues series on Detroit. Congrats Montgomery! (And, yes, we have a lot of artists here!)

February 7, 2017
Growth-defense gene pulls many strings in plant cell factories
Growth-defense gene pulls many strings in plant cell factories

The Brandizzi lab has demonstrated how one master gene fine-tunes how massive protein factories in plant cells allocate resources to growth and defense functions.

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