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Federica Brandizzi

Media Coverage

October 02, 2015

Michigan State University, with support from the MSU Foundation, honored three College of Natural Science faculty members with the designation of MSU Foundation Professor, in recognition of their contributions to...

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September 18, 2015

MBI today announced its innovative biomass pretreatment patent (patent no. 9,102,964) has been issued by the USPTO. The granting of this patent represents a major milestone in the development and...

Chemistry Awards

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September 01, 2015

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has honored three UW-Madison professors with prestigious awards for excellence in research.

Nicholas Abbott, John T. and Magdalen L. Sobota Professor of Chemical and Biological...

Christoph Benning

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July 24, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Christoph Benning, Michigan State University professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, will become the director of the MSU/ U.S. Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory beginning...

Dennis Pennington

Research Spotlight

July 16, 2015

Sorghum is a C4 grass that has potential as an annual biofuel crop. Sorghum has typically been planted in Michigan as a forage crop. Very little sorghum is grown for...

Press Release

July 02, 2015

The prospect of converting large tracts of the Midwest’s marginal farming land to perennial biofuel crops carries with it some key unknowns, including how such a change could affect the...


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July 01, 2015

A team of investigators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Michigan State University have created a process for making the work environment less toxic—literally—for the organisms that do the heavy...

Cranberry Farmer

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June 18, 2015

UW-Madison is the fourth-largest research institution in the United States, according to a recent study released by NorthStar Consulting. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences – CALS – alone...

Gratton Lab Pollinator

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June 16, 2015

As an insect ecologist, the driving force behind my career choices is to conserve insects and biodiversity, but I often feel like those who sound the call to “Save the...

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June 16, 2015

Harold and Edythe Marshall’s gift of their 300-acre farm to Michigan State University has been a major boon to understanding the ecology of new biofuel crops, producing research results with national...

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June 11, 2015

In a back room in the university’s Seeds Building, researchers scan ears of corn—three at a time—on a flatbed scanner, the kind you’d find at any office supply store. After...

Kate VandenBosch

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June 11, 2015

Having an applied research goal can no doubt lend focus to the discovery process. For example, since its inception the charge of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center here on...