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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Hu lab".

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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.

Tags: awards, Hu lab By Kara Headley and Valerie Osowski; Banner image by Hu lab
Jianping Hu accepts leadership position as new director of MPS [LINK]

Professor Jianping Hu has been appointed as the new director of the Molecular Plant Sciences (MPS) Graduate Program at Michigan State University.

Tags: Hu lab By Kara Headley
Former PRL postdoc Anne Rea starts as assistant professor at Maryville College

Dr. Anne Rea, former postdoc in Jianping Hu’s lab at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL), accepted a position as assistant professor of cell biology at Maryville College in Tennessee.

Tags: Hu lab By Kara Headley
Using Artificial Intelligence to delve into plant cell secrets

A new AI system, called DeepLearnMOR, can identify organelles and classify hundreds of microscopy images in a matter of seconds and with an accuracy rate of over 97%. The study illustrates the potential of AI to significantly increase the scope, speed, and accuracy of screening tools in plant biology.

Tags: fundamental research, Hu lab By By Igor Houwat, Jiying Li
Anne Rea starts Assistant Features Editor position at The Plant Cell

Anne will primarily write In Brief articles that highlight recently published papers in the journal. The In Briefs are targeted at scientists who browse the journal and want to read a summarized version of a study.

Tags: Hu lab, future scientists By By Igor Houwat, Anne Rea
Plants, put in the dark, reveal over 100 active peroxisome proteins

A new study identifies 111 peroxisomal proteins, including six newly identified ones, in dark-treated plants. It is part of an effort to fully map the functions of plant peroxisomes.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
Kyaw (Joe) Aung joins Iowa State University as an Assistant Professor

The freshly minted PRL alumnus, a former member of the Hu and He labs, will explore how pathogenic microbes manipulate plant communication systems to their advantage.

Tags: Hu lab, He lab, future scientists By By Joe Aung, Igor Houwat
SPL1 protein plays a positive role in building plant cell peroxisomes

Understanding how the plant cell's food processors are built might help us breed better plants and even benefit human medicine.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
SP1 protein interacts with three energy-related cellular organelles

The protein, which helps to construct peroxisomes, also interacts with chloroplasts and mitochondria. The organelles are important for generating and managing plant energy supplies.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
Looking deeper into peroxisome proliferation

The Hu lab has identified a new protein that helps control how little cellular factories, called peroxisomes, divide and proliferate.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu; Banner image by Harley J Seeley

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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.