Blake Wiedenheft. Spirit of Discover and Vice President for Research Meritorious Technology/ Science Award
MSU professor wins prestigious presidential award
January 12, 2017
Blake Wiedenheft, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has won a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. It is the highest honor the government bestows to early-career research science and engineering professionals. Read more...
Kristen Blackler. Rufus T. Firefly Award for Innovative Service
MSU to honor top faculty and staff
January 4, 2017
Nineteen members of MSU’s faculty and staff will receive their awards at the 2017 Spring Convocation, to be held Jan. 10. Read more...
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MSU's online graduate courses for science teachers open for spring registration
December 16, 2016
MSU Extended University’s spring online courses for science teachers are now open for enrollment. Read more...
Rhodes Scholarship Finalist Josh Carter
MSU’s Josh Carter wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 21, 2016
Josh Carter, a senior who will receive twin degrees in both mechanical engineering and microbiology and hails from Watertown, South Dakota, has won a 2017 Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University. Read more...
Fulbright Scholar Matthew Stott
Visiting Fulbright scholar studies microbes found in Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs
October 26, 2016
New Zealand microbiologist Matthew Stott is at MSU to research microbes found in Yellowstone National Park’s geothermal springs and compare them to those found in New Zealand’s Taupō Volcanic Zone. He will give a free public lecture Nov. 1. Read more...
Alayna Caffrey
Human immune response against a common environmental mold the focus of Oct. 5 Kopriva lecture
September 13, 2016
A free public lecture about the human immune response against the common mold Aspergillus fumigatus will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Montana State University. Read more...
Michael Coryell Receives NIH Fellowship
MSU graduate student wins prestigious National Institutes of Health award
September 12, 2016
MSU graduate student Michael Coryell has received an award from the National Institutes of Health that will provide him with research training and funds to support his work on how microbiomes in the human gut protect against arsenic toxicity. Read more...
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MSU graduate students present research on viruses and pathogens affecting bees at pollinator conference
September 7, 2016
Three Montana State University graduate students recently presented their research about viruses and pathogens affecting bees at one of the premier gatherings concerning the health of honey bees and other pollinators. Read more...
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MSU researchers noted for approach to studying bacteria and viruses that live in human gut
September 2, 2016
MSU scientists who study bacterial communities and viruses associated with health published their findings in the Aug. 29 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research was also featured recently on NPR. Read more...
Michelle Flenniken studies honey bee pathogens under a microscope in her lab in the department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology. MSU photo by Kelly Gorham
MSU researchers spread the buzz about bee viruses
August 24, 2016
MSU Assistant Professor Michelle Flenniken and graduate students publish an article about honey bee viruses in the scholarly journal, PLoS Pathogens. Flenniken's lab is at the forefront of research into honey bee viruses. Read more...

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