Fourteen Spartans and community members have been named recipients of the 2022 International Awards, presented by International Studies and Programs. Since 1990, the awards program has celebrated individuals whose contributions fulfill the university’s mission to advance knowledge and transform lives across the globe.
Michigan State University plant biochemist Thomas D. Sharkey was recently named a Pioneer Member of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a recognition given to leaders in the society, especially those who have been involved in training graduate students, postdocs and visiting professors.
MPS graduate student Serena Lotreck was interviewed about his research for The Sci-Files, a science podcast from Impact 89FM.
Professor Jianping Hu has been appointed as the new director of the Molecular Plant Sciences (MPS) Graduate Program at Michigan State University.
A new study from the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) shows how some algae can protect themselves when the oxygen they produce impairs their photosynthetic activity. The discovery also answers a long-standing question about how algae survive when CO2 levels are low.
We are deeply saddened that Danny Schnell, Professor and Chair of the Department of Plant Biology in the College of Natural Sciences, passed away on December 15, 2021 after a valiant fight with cancer from complications of his treatment.
The Molecular Plant Sciences Monday seminar series is kicking off the 2021-2022 school year with presentations by plant scientists from institutions all over the world.
My name is Kara Headley, and I am the new communications manager for the DOE-MSU Plant Research Laboratory (PSL) and the Molecular Plant Sciences program (MPS). I am very much looking forward to diving into this role and this community.
The NRT program at Michigan State University, funded by the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship program, trains doctoral students in applying computational data science approaches to solving problems in plant biology.
Sudden death syndrome is a devastating disease that afflicts soybean crops, causing annual losses in U.S. soybean yields in excess of $274 million dollars. New Michigan State University research shows that the trick to surviving the disease might be a matter of timing when to mount a defense response.