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There are 25 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Ducat lab".

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[VIDEO] How bacteria organize their factories, and what it means for a bioeconomy

MSU scientists report how cyanobacteria line up their CO2-fixing factories within them in a system that works like Velcro. The research is part of an effort to control and repurpose these factories to make products for human consumption.

Tags: Ducat lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Danny Ducat
MSU 2017 team wins silver medal at synthetic biology competition

MSU’s second-ever iGEM team earned a Silver Medal for a new technology that can detect dangerous contaminants in the environment.

Tags: Ducat lab, outreach, future scientists By By Bjoern Hamberger, Igor Houwat
Better together: a bacteria community creates biodegradable plastic with sunlight

The cooperative works like an assembly line and is relatively cheap to run. Future products could include medicine, even food for Martian outposts.

Tags: Ducat lab, green solutions By Igor Houwat, Taylor Weiss; Banner image by NASA/Public Domain
Perspectives on building nanofactories for energy and medical uses

Scientists are learning how bacterial nanofactories are constructed in nature. Recent experiments show we could engineer their building blocks into new structures, for useful applications.

Tags: Ducat lab, green solutions By Igor Houwat, Eric Young
Taylor Weiss to join Arizona State University in August

Taylor will be Assistant Professor in the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, researching the design of artificial and synthetic algae-bacteria consortia for scaled production of bioproducts.

Tags: Ducat lab, future scientists, alumni By By Igor Houwat
2017 Anton Lang Memorial Award Winners Announced

Clement Aussignargues and Joshua MacCready have won the 2017 Anton Lang Memorial Award.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, Ducat lab, awards, future scientists By By Igor Houwat
How cyanobacteria define their middle point

The mechanism promotes cell division to ensure daughter cells are healthy and of equal size.

Tags: Ducat lab, fundamental research By By Joshua MacCready, Danny Ducat, Igor Houwat; Banner image by Ducat lab
Molecular velcro boosts microalgae's potential in biofuel industrial applications

Derek Fedeson from the Ducat lab has designed a system to attach cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, to yeast and other surfaces. 

Tags: Ducat lab, green solutions
MSU students participate in premier synthetic biology competition

Eric Young, a grad student, reflects on MSU's first participation at iGEM, an international competition encouraging students to solve real-world challenges through genetically engineered biological systems.

Tags: Ducat lab, future scientists By By Eric Young; Banner image by iGEM Team MSU
Adam Jordan joins VWR as Sales Associate

The former Ducat lab's Research Tech will join a global leader in product and service solutions for labs and production industries.

Tags: Ducat lab, future scientists, alumni By By Igor Houwat

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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

Jianping Hu, professor at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) and the Department of Plant Biology, received a $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the motility of cellular energy organelles, peroxisomes and mitochondria in particular, along the cytoskeleton in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Plant "ER": Advanced genomics illuminate new mechanisms for stress mitigation 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.

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.