Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

May 6, 2016
Amy Ralston at the White House
Amy Ralston at the White House

Dr. Ralston received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Tags: Ralston Lab News
May 2, 2016
MSU Board of Trustees approves Plant Resilience Institute
MSU Board of Trustees approves Plant Resilience Institute

The institute will conduct fundamental research to identify mechanisms that contribute to plant resilience and impact plant productivity.

Tags: Howe Lab News, Sharkey Lab News
April 27, 2016
MSU scientists solve additional pieces of 'extraordinary cofactor' puzzle
MSU scientists solve additional pieces of 'extraordinary cofactor' puzzle
Tags: Hausinger Lab News
April 22, 2016
Dr. Ian Major (Howe lab) receives a 2016 Anton Lang Research Excellence Award
Dr. Ian Major (Howe lab) receives a 2016 Anton Lang Research Excellence Award
Tags: Howe Lab News
April 21, 2016
Sophia Lunt receives a 2016 NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research from AACR
Sophia Lunt receives a 2016 NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research from AACR
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April 15, 2016
The Hong lab elucidates cooperativity in protein folding
The Hong lab elucidates cooperativity in protein folding
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March 31, 2016
David M. Kramer is the recipient of the prestigious American Society of Plant Biologists 2016 Charles F. Kettering Award.
David M. Kramer is the recipient of the prestigious American Society of Plant Biologists 2016 Charles F. Kettering Award.
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March 24, 2016
Brad Pitt's and fruit flies' cowlicks controlled by cancer protein
Brad Pitt's and fruit flies' cowlicks controlled by cancer protein

Dr. Sandhya Payankaulam in the Arnosti lab.

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March 18, 2016
Lessons from the mouse embryo
Lessons from the mouse embryo
Tags: Ralston Lab News
March 17, 2016
"GO GREEN!" NSF-funded research collaborations advance crop quality efforts
"GO GREEN!" NSF-funded research collaborations advance crop quality efforts
Tags: DellaPenna Lab News, Last Lab News, Takahashi Lab News
March 17, 2016
Rising stars: MSU assistant professors doing stellar research
Rising stars: MSU assistant professors doing stellar research
Tags: Kuo Lab News, Parent Lab News
March 17, 2016
MSU discovers a new kind of stem cell
MSU discovers a new kind of stem cell
Tags: Ralston Lab News
March 15, 2016
Students create 3-D protein models
Students create 3-D protein models
Tags: Kuhn Lab News
February 26, 2016
Dr. Min-Hao Kuo shows cells with higher fat content outlive lean cells
Dr. Min-Hao Kuo shows cells with higher fat content outlive lean cells

These results support the phenomenon known as the “obesity paradox”  - the concept that shows overweight people have the lowest all-cause mortality rates while fit people have mortality rates comparable to those categorized as slightly obese.

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February 26, 2016
Plant Scientist Gregg Howe Named MSU Foundation Professor
Plant Scientist Gregg Howe Named MSU Foundation Professor

Howe, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a researcher in the MSU-Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory, studies how plants defend themselves in response to insects and other environmental stresses.

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February 23, 2016
Amy Ralston awaded Presidential Early Career Award
Amy Ralston awaded Presidential Early Career Award
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December 28, 2015
Endowed chairs lead to big ideas
Endowed chairs lead to big ideas
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October 15, 2015
NatSci scientist receives grant to kick-start her research
NatSci scientist receives grant to kick-start her research
Tags: Parent Lab News
August 24, 2015
Batting practice in the genome
Batting practice in the genome
Tags: Arnosti Lab News
April 16, 2015
NatSci faculty members honored as MSU Foundation Professors
NatSci faculty members honored as MSU Foundation Professors
Tags: DellaPenna Lab News, Benning Lab News