MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory

The Pub Club presents: Summer Conference Prep Series

Why do we go to conferences? To Learn of new breakthroughs? Share findings? Network? Engage with the science community? 

Learn how to apply your research skills to develop a game plan that maximizes your conference experiences.

Next event: June 30, 2017. Location: MPS Atrium. Time: 4p-5p. Who: post docs, grad students, and undergrads.

For more information, go to http://thecomonline.net/events/ 

News

June 23, 2017
[VIDEO] Our first ever look at bacterial organelle shells
[VIDEO] Our first ever look at bacterial organelle shells

In a new Science publication, The Kerfeld lab show us the details of bacterial organelle shells for the first time ever, making it easier to target them for medical or renewable energy applications. 

June 20, 2017
Squeezing oil out of plants and into your gas tank: it's hard.
Squeezing oil out of plants and into your gas tank: it's hard.

When the Benning lab tried a technique for producing plant biofuels, an unexpected result led to an increase in our basic knowledge of plant biology.

June 14, 2017
How to build an artificial nano-factory to power our futures
How to build an artificial nano-factory to power our futures

The Kerfeld lab has analyzed over 200 sets of cyanobacteria DNA. This knowledge is getting us closer to understanding how to build synthetic factories that will someday produce green fuels or products used to diagnose diseases.

May 31, 2017
Bowling scores only a mom could love, records shattered at PRL bowling tourney
Bowling scores only a mom could love, records shattered at PRL bowling tourney

Eric Young wins big time, scoring an impressive 267 to take home the Gutter Ball XXIII trophy.

May 30, 2017
MSU hosts first ever Fascination of Plants Day
MSU hosts first ever Fascination of Plants Day

MSU plant biologists invited the general public to explore the world of plants and algae in a celebration that took place alongside hundreds of others in over 50 countries.

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