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Student view: Brandon Rohnke: Advocating for science

Brandon Rohnke, a graduate student in the Montgomery lab, reflects on his recent trip to the U.S. Capitol to meet with the staff of seven legislators.

Tags: Montgomery lab, future scientists By By Brandon Rohnke
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
Beronda Montgomery elected fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Beronda Montgomery has been elected fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

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How detecting light in the water affects how much food cyanobacteria get

Scientists have linked how water-dwelling bacteria monitor light wavelengths in their surroundings with their capacity to do photosynthesis. The research has medical/biofuels implications.

Tags: fundamental research, Montgomery lab By By Igor Houwat, Brandon Rohnke
Bethany Huot wins 2017 Kende award

The award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation in the plant sciences at MSU from the previous two years.

Tags: awards, Montgomery lab, He lab By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by Brian St. Aubin
Beronda Montgomery named American Society for Microbiology Distinguished Lecturer [LINK]

The five lectures, taking place between 2017 and 2019, will focus on diverse research topics and also career cultivation.

Tags: Montgomery lab, outreach
Identifying a new family of light-responsive proteins

The new family of proteins protects cyanobacteria from sunlight damage, and they are interesting for use in synthetic medical or renewable energy applications.

Tags: Kerfeld lab, Montgomery lab, fundamental research By Igor Houwat, Han Bao
Montgomery, Thomashow invested as MSU Foundation Professors

The PRL's Beronda Montgomery and Michael Thomashow were honored as MSU Foundation Professors on March 23 at an investiture ceremony held at MSU’s Wharton Center.

Tags: Montgomery lab, Thomashow lab, awards
Beronda Montgomery: Growing from adviser to mentor

"Mentoring is so much more than offering generic advice." Check out Beronda's take on MSU's Faculty Voice series. 

Tags: Montgomery lab, future scientists
Undergrad researchers get a taste of graduate student life

The students participated in the Plant Genomics @ MSU REU program, which is part of a national endeavor providing undergrads with participatory research experiences at over 100 universities. 

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

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Recently discovered protein enhances understanding of photosynthesis Recently discovered protein enhances understanding of photosynthesis

MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientists have published a new study that furthers our understanding of how plants make membranes in chloroplasts, the photosynthesis powerhouse

Using Artificial Intelligence to delve into plant cell secrets 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.

Study links energy metabolism to reduced fertility in overheated bean crops Study links energy metabolism to reduced fertility in overheated bean crops

The study reports that the activity levels of the carbon metabolism protein, G6PDH, are related to decreased production of pollen in bean flowers. As global temperatures rise, some bean crops, including Michigan-grown varieties, might be more sensitive to higher heat levels.