Gregg is a University Distinguished Professor in the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory and the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and has been investigating the impact of heat stress on resistance in tomato to insect pests in the PRI.
MSU plant pathologist Brad Day has received a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to extend his study on how plants, at the cellular level, respond to disease threats.
When plants defend against a threat, their growth slows to a crawl. In their efforts to understand why, the Howe lab is constantly pushing the limits: how high can one tune plant defenses before a plant goes belly up?
Gregg Howe and Nate Havko find that in the heat, tomato plants can’t fight off the hungry tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, Michigan State University has cancelled all public events for the remainder of Spring Semester 2020 while classes have gone online.
New article from Michael Thomashow's lab.