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Tenure System Faculty Position in Plant Resilience
September 5, 2018

The Department of Horticulture and the Plant Resilience Institute invite applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor tenure system position.

Blazes of Light Reveal How Plants Signal Danger Long Distances
September 14, 2018

Michigan State University was part of a multi-university study that revealed how plant communication systems respond to threats from herbivores. The results, featured in Science, show that once wounded, plants use calcium signals to warn distant tissues of future attacks.

Tom Sharkey is the New Associate Director of the PRI
August 2, 2018

The Plant Resilience Institute has appointed Tom Sharkey as Associate Director

PRI's Shade Receives NSF Award to Research Rare Soil Microorganisms
June 8, 2018

Shade has received an $800,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, jointly awarded by NSF’s Population and Community Ecology and Ecosystems Studies Clusters in the Division of Environmental Biology

PRI Travel Award Program for Fall 2018 Announced
June 1, 2018

The Plant Resilience Institute is sponsoring five $1000 travel awards for MSU graduate students engaged in research in plant resilience in the Fall 2018 semester

PRI and RIKEN sign Memorandum of Understanding for collaborative research on plant resilience
May 15, 2018

RIKEN's Dr. Shinozaki presented the Anton Lang lecture