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Marine algae, the evolutionary ancestors of plants, could have hitched a ride with fungi to make it onto dry land.

By By Igor Houwat, Zhi-Yan Du

Rhomboid-like proteins are found across a large number of organisms, like bacteria, flies, and humans. This is the first time such a protein – and how it influences lipid production and transport – has been studied in detail in plants.

By By Igor Houwat, Anastasiya Lavell

Dr. Sears, an MSU Faculty Emerita retired from the Department of Plant Biology, was awarded the 2019 MSU Faculty Emeriti Association Award for "Outstanding Contributions by an Individual."

By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by Derrick L. Turner

The award is given to a student for exceptional performance as a graduate teaching assistant during his or her graduate program.

By By Igor Houwat; Banner image of Anastasiya Lavell and Christoph Benning courtesy of Christoph Benning

The American Society of Plant Biologists meeting was a chance to practice presentation skills and meet plant biologists from across the Midwest.

By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by Suejin Park

The new synthetic biology tools allow to produce both terpenoids and oil, a biofuel resource, in plant leaves.

By By Igor Houwat, Radin Sadre, Bjoern Hamberger; Banner image by Radin Sadre

The Kende award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation in the plant sciences at Michigan State University over the last two years.

By By Igor Houwat, Kenny Wang

The system lowers cultivation and harvesting costs and increases productivity, factors that currently hold back biofuels from being widely adopted.

By By Igor Houwat, Zhi-Yan (Rock Du)

Scientists have created a new tracking method for plant lipids. The approach could fill our knowledge gaps of lipid movement and help us improve yields in crops targeted for biofuels.

By By Igor Houwat, Anna Hurlock

While cholera rages across many regions of the world, a team of microbiologists and plant scientists from the Benning lab has pinpointed a genetic weakness in the pandemic’s armor, which could lead to future treatments.

By By Layne Cameron

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