Power Plants: Kramer lab featured in MSU President's 2016 Report
The video features PhotosynQ, a sophisticated scientific platform that measures plant health and productivity parameters in real time and in dynamic environmental conditions, outside of the lab. The technology is easy to use and inexpensive, making it possible for researchers, farmers, and plant experts around the world to connect and maximize big data for big solutions.
You can access the rest of the MSU President's 2016 Report, which includes videos and 360-degree, interactive environments that provide a closer look at the work the selected participants - including Mona Hanna-Attisha and Tom Izzo - are doing.
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Josh Vermaas, the newest addition to the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory faculty body, has begun his assistant professorship this month. Josh is a computational biophysicist whose research interests include developing computational models to better understand membrane processes and plant materials.
With the support of NASA, the lab of Federica Brandizzi has been studying how plants survive in space conditions. A new study starts revealing how a plant system – which helps plants manage various types of Earthly stresses, such as extreme heat – might function in space.
Christoph Benning and Gregg Howe are two of the four MSU College of Natural Science (CNS) researchers named Highly Cited Researchers, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics. The linked article features both scientists.