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USDA-ARS Award June 3, 2019 USDA-ARS Award

PRI members awarded $25,000 from the USDA-ARS Office of National Programs to evaluate wild bean germplasm for disease resistance and adaptive root traits.   

Fascination of Plants Day May 31, 2019 Fascination of Plants Day

PRI members Hannah Peplinski, Weijia Wang, and Miranda Haus from the Buell and Cichy labs translated recent PRI-funded work to the general public during the ASPB sponsored Fascination of Plants day at Michigan State University. 

Ashley Shade elected Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow May 19, 2019 Ashley Shade elected Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow

PRI's Ashley Shade, microbial ecologist, was selected as a 2019-2023 Ecological Society of America (ESA) Early Career Fellow for her pioneering work into advancing the understanding of the consequences of microbial diversity for resilience, how interactions among microbes impact resilience and how microbiomes can be leveraged to support plant stress tolerance and ecosystem stability.

Protecting photosynthesis from stalling: a 24-hr molecular hotline May 20, 2019 Protecting photosynthesis from stalling: a 24-hr molecular hotline

A new study from the Sharkey lab looks at a pivotal sugar molecule, called glucose 6-phosphate (G6P), that is the first step towards making starch. 

Plant Resilience Institute Scientific Advisory Board Meeting May 15, 2019 Plant Resilience Institute Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

Five world-renown scientists with expertise in plant resilience visited MSU-PRI for a three day meeting.

Research Associate-Fixed Term in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Position Open May 7, 2019 Research Associate-Fixed Term in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Position Open

Job posting #573326: Research Associate-Fixed Term in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics College of Natural Science is now available