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There are 49 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Benning lab".

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Yang-Tsung Lin: Advancing as an early-career scientist

Now with Ph.D. in hand, former MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) graduate student Yang-Tsung Lin is ready to continue his studies in algae as a postdoctoral researcher in Professor Sabeeha Merchant’s lab at UC Berkeley, beginning in July 2022.

Tags: Benning lab By Kara Headley; Banner image by Kara Headley
Undergraduate Drew Mitchell receives MMG Dietrich C. Bauer Scholarship Fund

Member of the Benning lab at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) Drew Mitchell is a recipient of the 2022 Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics (MMG) Dietrich C. Bauer Scholarship Fund award. 

Tags: awards, future scientists, Froehlich, Benning lab By Kara Headley
PRL undergrads Jessica Egleston, Jaylynn Jones and Drew Mitchell receive first-place honors at 2022 UURAF [LINK]

The annual forum provides students with an opportunity to showcase their scholarship and creative activity. Held each spring, the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) brings together an intellectual community of highly motivated students to share their work with faculty, staff, peers and external audiences and receive constructive feedback from judges.

Tags: future scientists, awards, Vermaas lab, Ducat lab, Benning lab
Flip the switch: Looking at how algae activate cell cycles

Researchers from the Benning lab at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory have been looking into the signals for activating different states of the cell cycle in microalga, which has potential applications for future biofuel production and cancer research. 

Tags: Benning lab By Kara Headley; Banner image by Kara Headley
Christoph Benning elected Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

Christoph Benning, director of the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL), was elected a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He is among 83 academic inventors to be elected to the group in 2022.

Tags: awards, Benning lab By Kara Headley and Valerie Osowski; Banner image by Kara Headley
Christoph Benning and Gregg Howe recognized among the world's most highly cited researchers [LINK]

Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science (NatSci) researchers are among nine MSU faculty members recognized in the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics.

Tags: Howe lab, Benning lab
Christoph Benning and Gregg Howe among MSU researchers recognized in '2021 Highly Cited' list [LINK]

Eleven Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers List compiled by Clarivate Analytics.

Tags: Howe lab, Benning lab
CURE at MSU: Bringing the laboratory experience to undergraduate classrooms

Researchers are integrating their work into undergraduate cell and molecular biology laboratory courses at Michigan State University through the use of Arabidopsis mutant screenings.

Tags: Benning lab By Kara Headley; Banner image by Kara Headley, MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, 2021
Recently discovered protein enhances understanding of photosynthesis

MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientists have published a new study that furthers our understanding of how plants make membranes in chloroplasts, the photosynthesis powerhouse

Tags: Benning lab By Igor Houwat and Kara Headley
Yang Xu wins 2021 Carl Douglas Prize

The Prize recognizes postdoctoral researchers’, “outstanding contributions to plant biology, based on initiative and originality of the research, productivity, and leadership.” In addition, Dr. Xu, a member of the Benning lab, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship at the University of Guelph in Canada.

Tags: awards, Benning lab By By Igor Houwat, Yang Xu; Banner image courtesy of Yang Xu

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MSU's Jianping Hu receives NSF grant to shed light on plant growth, reproduction MSU's Jianping Hu receives NSF grant to shed light on plant growth, reproduction

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2022 Anton Lang Memorial Award winners announced 2022 Anton Lang Memorial Award winners announced

Grad student Philip Engelgau and postdoc Peipei Wang have been awarded the 2022 Anton Lang Memorial Award at a ceremony which took place on Monday, April 25, 2022. This year’s lecture was given by Professor Emeritus Govindjee from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.