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1. Simpler & smaller: a new synthetic nanofactory inspired by nature

The genetically engineered shell is based on natural structures and the principles of protein evolution. Scientists see such structures as a source of new industrial or medical technologies.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, fundamental research
By By Igor Houwat, Bryan Ferlez, Sean McGuire; Banner image of synthetic shell by Markus Sutter
2. Our first look at a new light absorbing protein in cyanobacteria

The HCP2 protein is an ancestor of proteins that are known to protect against damage caused by excess light exposure. The study is the first of its kind to structurally and biophysically analyze a protein from the recently discovered HCP family.

Tags: fundamental research, Kerfeld lab
By By Igor Houwat, Maria Agustina Dominguez-Martin
3. Two PRL grad students advocate for science on Capitol Hill

Our students were part of a MSU team that met with staff at the offices of Senator Peters, Senator Stabenow, Representative Slotkin and four other representatives to advocate for science funding.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, Montgomery lab, future scientists
By By David Arnosti, Val Osowski, Igor Houwat
4. [LINK] Cheryl Kerfeld: Inspired by nature

Cheryl Kerfeld is the Hannah Distinguished Professor of Structural Bioengineering in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory.

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By By Cheryl Kerfeld, Igor Houwat
5. New ways to control bacterial factories for future biotech uses

The new methods let scientists assemble the factories on demand and insert custom molecules inside them for further processing. The aim is to eventually design sustainable medical, industrial, or energy applications.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, green solutions
By By Igor Houwat, Andrew Hagen, Jeff Plegaria, Bryan Ferlez
6. Scientists find new methods to control bacterial factories for biotech aims

The Kerfeld lab announces two new methods for manipulating bacterial factories for biotech aims: one is to screen and extract the factories, the other is to predictably insert custom enzymes in them.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, green solutions
By By Igor Houwat, Andrew Hagen; Banner of cyanobacteria by MSU CABS
7. 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
8. Tina Dominguez-Martin awarded prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship

The award will provide up to $300,000 over three years to support the post-doc's research on marine cyanobacterial photoprotection.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, awards, future scientists
By By Igor Houwat, Maria Agustina Dominguez-Martin
9. PhD student, Aiko Turmo, awarded prestigious NSF fellowship

The fellowship is the oldest of its kind in the nation. Aiko will benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000, a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, and opportunities for career development.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, awards
By By Igor Houwat
10. How to build artificial nanofactories to power our futures: Logistics

A peek into the logistics of how bacterial nanofactories move electrons, towards creating chemical products. Future apps include renewable energy and medical tools.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, fundamental research
By Igor Houwat, Jeff Plegaria

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