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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.

April 18, 2017
Gregg Howe awarded Fellow of ASPB Award
Gregg Howe awarded Fellow of ASPB Award

The American Society of Plant Biologists award recognizes distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the society.

April 13, 2017
Howe receives 2017 MSU Innovation Center Award
Howe receives 2017 MSU Innovation Center Award

Dr. Gregg Howe has received the 2017 Innovation of the Year award for research that uncouples the antagonistic relationship between plant growth and defense.

March 30, 2017
Unpacking a new bacterial mini-factory
Unpacking a new bacterial mini-factory

The new compartment, widely spread among different kinds of bacteria, might be reassembled to someday sustainably produce “green” chemicals, medicines, and renewable energy.

March 27, 2017
Montgomery, Thomashow invested as MSU Foundation Professors
Montgomery, Thomashow invested as MSU Foundation Professors

The PRL's Beronda Montgomery and Michael Thomashow were honored as MSU Foundation Professors on March 23 at an investiture ceremony held at MSU’s Wharton Center.

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