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There are 52 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Benning lab".

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Benning lab receives NSF grant to bring research into the undergraduate classroom

Researchers from the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory Benning lab have received a $1,076,813 grant from the National Science Foundation to bring research into the undergraduate classroom setting with a project looking at how the chloroplast reacts to stress responses in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana

Tags: awards, Benning lab By Kara Headley; Banner image by Kara Headley
PRL Perspectives: Undergraduate research assistant İlayda Korkmaz

İlayda Korkmaz is an undergraduate student in the Benning Lab who is majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as well as Political Science. She is interested in energy and enzymes. In her free time, she likes to read, paint and watch movies.

Tags: PRL Perspectives, Benning lab By Kara Headley and İlayda Korkmaz
PRL Perspectives: Undergraduate student Drew Mitchell

Drew Mitchell is a former undergraduate student in the Benning lab and Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. "If there is something I’m struggling to find, or a problem that’s giving me trouble, there’s always someone [at the PRL] who is willing to chat about it and help if they can."

Tags: Benning lab, PRL Perspectives By Kara Headley and Drew Mitchell
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. 

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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.

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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.

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Complicated sets of biological data can be challenging to extrapolate meaningful information from. Wanting to find a better way to look at this data led Berkley Walker, assistant professor at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, to team up with statistician and Assistant Professor Chih-Li Sung from the Department of Statistics and Probability.