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1. A new rhomboid-like protein that helps plants produce lipids

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.

Tags: fundamental research, Benning lab
By By Igor Houwat, Anastasiya Lavell
2. Barb Sears receives Faculty Emeriti Association award

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."

Tags: awards, Benning lab
By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by Derrick L. Turner
3. Anastasiya Lavell wins BMB Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

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

Tags: awards, Benning lab, future scientists
By By Igor Houwat; Banner image of Anastasiya Lavell and Christoph Benning courtesy of Christoph Benning
4. MSU students win at 2019 ASPB Midwest Meeting

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

Tags: future scientists, Benning lab
By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by Suejin Park
5. Harnessing synthetic biology to co-produce high-value terpenoid biomaterials and biofuel in plants

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

Tags: Benning lab, green solutions
By By Igor Houwat, Radin Sadre, Bjoern Hamberger; Banner image by Radin Sadre
6. Kenny Wang wins 2018 Kende Award

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

Tags: Benning lab, awards
By By Igor Houwat, Kenny Wang
7. [VIDEO] New biofuel production system powered by a community of algae and fungi

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

Tags: Benning lab, green solutions
By By Igor Houwat, Zhi-Yan (Rock Du)
8. Keeping up with lipids on the move: a new molecular tracking method

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.

Tags: Benning lab, fundamental research
By By Igor Houwat, Anna Hurlock
9. Microbiologists and plant scientists find secret to tackling cholera [LINK]

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.

Tags: Benning lab, fundamental research
By By Layne Cameron
10. 2018 Anton Lang Memorial Award Winners Announced

Han Bao and Eric Poliner have won the 2018 Anton Lang Memorial Award.

Tags: Benning lab, Kerfeld lab, awards
By By Igor Houwat

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