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There are 41 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Brandizzi lab".

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Brandizzi lab: Michigan State researchers send experiment on NASA mission

NASA launched a spacecraft this past week that will travel beyond the moon and back … and a piece of Michigan State University is aboard.

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DOE-BER grant seeks new imaging approaches to observe plant-microbe interactions

Michigan State University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, operated by Stanford University, are working to build new microscopes that allow scientists to peer into plant cells like never before.

Tags: awards, Brandizzi lab By Amber Wise; Developmentally edited by Kara Headley; Banner image by Kara Headley
Brandizzi lab: Michigan State science is returning to space with NASA [LINK]

The Brandizzi Lab at MSU is sending seeds to space aboard NASA’s Artemis I mission to explore how humanity can sustain itself outside of Earth

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Plant cell wall research is shared at 2022 international conference

In June 2022, plant cell wall researchers from around the world were able to meet in person for the first time in three years at the 9th International Cell Wall Research Conference in East Lansing, Michigan.

Tags: outreach, Brandizzi lab By Amber Wise; Banner image by Kara Headley
Plant "ER": Advanced genomics illuminate new mechanisms for stress mitigation

As our planet’s climate continues to be unpredictable, understanding how plants respond to adverse environmental conditions becomes essential. Improving crop productivity will be vital to feed the nine billion people estimated to be alive in 2050.

Tags: fundamental research, Brandizzi lab By Kara Headley
Research Assistant Starla Zemelis-Durfee accepts new position with Thermo Fisher Scientific

Starla Zemelis-Durfee, research assistant/supervisor from the Brandizzi lab at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) and the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), has accepted a new position as a sales representative for Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Tags: Brandizzi lab By Kara Headley; Banner image by Michigan State University
Making plants more productive [LINK]

It’s estimated that by 2050, the global population could reach 9 billion. With limited natural resources, feeding, clothing and providing materials to support that many people will be challenging. In Federica Brandizzi’s lab at Michigan State University, she and her colleagues are finding ways to make plants part of the solution.

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Plants get stressed too. We're looking at thousands of genes to understand how they manage it.

MSU scientists have developed a new gene discovery method that is helping them to understand how plants recover from stressful situations in their environments.

Tags: Brandizzi lab By Igor Houwat and Kara Headley; Banner image by Kara Headley
Federica Brandizzi named University Distinguished Professor [LINK]

Four Michigan State University College of Natural Science (NatSci) faculty members – Federica Brandizzi, Joseph S. Krajcik, Robert L. Last, and Kenneth M. Merz, were among 11 MSU faculty members named University Distinguished Professors this year by the MSU Board of Trustees in honor of their achievements in research, teaching and mentoring, and community engagement.

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Kaylie Barton wins first prize at UURAF 2021

Kaylie Barton, a recently graduated undergraduate student in the lab of Federica Brandizzi, has won first prize at the 2021 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Kaylie was recognized for her poster presentation in the Plant Sciences category.

Tags: awards, Brandizzi lab By By Igor Houwat, Kaylie Barton; Banner image courtesy of Kaylie Barton

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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.