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Biologist Litchman Named MSU Foundation Professor
Biologist Litchman Named MSU Foundation Professor

Elena Litchman, professor of integrative biology and faculty member at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is designated for individuals who combine externally recognized, exemplary scholarly accomplishment and/or potential, with clear professional relevance to specific areas of MSU scholarly need, disciplinary development, or research or creative emphasis. Consideration is also given to teaching innovation and excellence. Litchman is internationally recognized for her research on phytoplankton communities in both freshwater and marine environments. 

Katie Licht Becomes an International Newsletter Editor
Katie Licht Becomes an International Newsletter Editor

Recently the IBIO Communications Manager, Katie Licht, was elected to an international board member position at the 2016 Association of Zoo and Aquarium Docents and Volunteers (AZADV) Conference in El Paso, Texas.

Studying the Genetic Basis of Adaptation
Studying the Genetic Basis of Adaptation

New IBIO faculty member, Gideon Bradburd, has teamed up with David Lowry in Plant Biology (PLB) and other colleagues from across the country to develop a major analysis and synthesis of the state of the art in efforts to use modern genomic methods to understand the evolution of adaptations. The paper is in the October issue of the American Naturalist.

2016 Department Award Winners Announced
2016 Department Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to all the 2016 award winners: Steve Roels, Lily Johnson-Ulrich, Nikki Cavalieri, Kaycee Morra, Eli Strauss, Sean Williams, Taylor Schoen, Nicole Thompson, Casey Geisland, Meghan Bugaj, Ryan Grady, Michael Killewald, Matthew Welc, Lindsey Whitlock, and Ana Wodek.

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