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2017 Department Award Winners Announced
2017 Department Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to all the 2017 award winners: Randy Knapik, Tracy Montgomery, Savvas Constantinou, Abhijna Parigi, Lauren Koenig, Patric Vaelli, Samuel Decker, Kecil John, Clara Lepard, Paige Barnes, Armen Brus, Jasmine Czajka, Nickolaus Green, Steven Gurney, Jacob Kimmel, Heather Seaman, and Jacob Wright.

$1.5M NSF Grant to Explore Secrets of Electric Fish Genome
$1.5M NSF Grant to Explore Secrets of Electric Fish Genome

Electric fish have been a model biology system since the 18th century. Their potential, though, has been mostly isolated to neurological studies.Thanks to the recent availability of electric fish genome sequences, Michigan State University researchers hope to harness the power of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in electric fish to make a new type of model for biology.

Eila Roberts Joins Integrative Biology
Eila Roberts Joins Integrative Biology

We are excited to announce that Eila (pronounced "A"-la) Roberts, Ph.D. joined the Department as a Specialist-Advisor on May 15, 2017. Not only does Eila bring a strong academic advising background to the Spartan community, but she has also has excelled as a researcher and educator.

Kay Holekamp Becomes an Inaugural Award Winner
Kay Holekamp Becomes an Inaugural Award Winner

Kay Holekamp, University Distinguished Professor of Integrative Biology, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. This award was developed to formally recognize good mentoring practices at Michigan State University.

Richard Hill Wins Meritorious Faculty Award
Richard Hill Wins Meritorious Faculty Award

Richard Hill was recognized as the Meritorious Faculty Award recipient at the MSU College of Natural Science annual Awards Program held April 21, 2017. 

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