Five world-renown scientists with expertise in plant resilience visited MSU-PRI for a three day meeting.
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115 school students, ranging from 4th to 6th graders, got to learn about plant defense mechanisms and got a taste of how to observe and think critically as a scientist. The brains behind the events was Leah Johnson, a graduate student in the lab of PRI's Gregg Howe.
The Plant Resilience Institute and MSU’s Project GREEEN have partnered to fund seed projects focused on plant resilience of Michigan crops. Two projects were funded focused on dry beans and tar spot of corn.
PRI's Tom Sharkey researches how plants use the shunt to quickly reboot the Calvin-Benson cycle, the crucial process that makes their food and nourishes the planet's food chain.
The Department of Plant, Soil & Microbial Sciences and the Plant Resilience Institute invite applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor tenure system position.