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A scientific instrument clamps onto a leaf and a screen shows readouts
April 18, 2024
Researchers from across the Michigan State University plant science community, including from eight PRL labs, participated in this year’s Science Festival on campus.
Four people work with computers
March 28, 2024
Researchers from the PRL Vermaas lab participated in Girls' Math and Science Day, an event designed to encourage young girls to pursue scientific interests.
A group of people smiling for the camera
September 27, 2023
The MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory Community Building and Outreach Committee participated in the inaugural MSU Detroit Early Honors Experience, a collaboration between Detroit Public Schools Community District and several departments at MSU. The day PRL participated in was focused on teaching Detroit high schoolers plant science concepts and research techniques out in the field.
A scientific instrument clamps on the leaf of a plant, emitting pink light onto the leaf
April 10, 2023
Three groups from the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory participated in the 2023 MSU Science Festival. The Community Building and Outreach Committee, the Vermaas lab and the Sharkey lab volunteered to bring PRL science to the public at the university’s annual festival.
Federica Brandizzi gives opening remarks
July 11, 2022
In June 2022, plant cell wall researchers from around the world were able to meet in person for the first time in three years at the 9th International Cell Wall Research Conference in East Lansing, Michigan.
Bowling alley
June 16, 2022
Friday, June 3, 2022, the City Limits Bowling Center saw the RETURN of Gutter Ball 26! After a two-year hiatus, over 60 bowlers fought tooth and nail for the chance to win the prestigious title of “Gutter Ball 26 Champion.”