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The Destiny I Never Dreamt of

Tulasi Talluri is an undergraduate researcher in MSU’s Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences.

At the crossroads of service and innovation is where I see myself practicing medicine - or, more accurately, at the plaza. That is, instead of picking a path dedicated to either entirely service or research, I will integrate the two facets as a physician-scientist. The power of discovery and the art of caring for others must be homogenized in medical care, and I aspire to do so throughout my life. Much of my college career has been dedicated to scientific research for this reason, although I was not sure of what exactly I wanted to research until a couple years ago.

Dr Zara Clark with Cows

We are excited to announce that Dr. Zara Clark, a visiting scientist in Dr. Ireland’s and Latham’s laboratories, was recently awarded a prestigious three-year Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.  She will leave her current position at the end of February 2020 to join the Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Biological Sciences. Her new responsibilities will include mentoring Maori and Pasifika students and identifying biomarkers of aneuploidy in embryos.  More Details

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2019-2020 College of Human Medicine Award Recipients

Research Excellence Award

Margaret G. Petroff, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pathobiology and

Diagnostic Investigation and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Dr. Peggy Petroff has accepted the position of Director of the CMB Program. Her official start date is November 1

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Read our special collection of journal articles focused on women’s health research! Curation of the collection, based on articles published in 2018 and 2019, was guided by Altmetric Attention Scores and Featured Article designations. 

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Norbert Kaminski, Ph.D. to serve as director for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) at Michigan State University (MSU). His appointment comes after successfully serving as the center’s interim director.

“Norb’s leadership has proven invaluable, and we are confident that he will continue to elevate the center through his innovate research and dedication to sharing the latest science,” said Doug Buhler, assistant vice president of Research and Innovation at MSU and director of AgBioResearch, the administrative home for CRIS.

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Willow Wood Golf Course

Sept. 26, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Willow Wood Golf Course
12227 Sandborn Road
Portland, MI 48875

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Ronald Chandler PhD

Michigan State University researchers, in collaboration with the Van Andel Institute, have identified a combination of two gene mutations that is linked to endometrial cancer.

“More than 63,000 women are likely to be diagnosed with endometrial cancer this year, making it the most commonly identified type of gynecologic cancer,” said Ronald Chandler, an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology in the College of Human Medicine, who led the study.

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Ten Michigan State University professors have been named University Distinguished Professors in recognition of their achievements in the classroom, laboratory and community.

The board of trustees voted on and approved the recommendations at its June 21 meeting. The designations were effective immediately.

This recognition is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a faculty member by the university. Those selected for the title have been recognized nationally and internationally for the importance of their teaching, research and outreach achievements.

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May 31st , 2019 

Michigan State University 
The University Club, Heritage Room 
3435 Forest Rd., E. Lansing, MI 

  • Travel toward Michigan State University, and US 127, running north/south.
    • Take exit 11/Jolly Road from US-127. Turn left at light on Dunckel Rd.  
  • Turn left at light on Collins Rd.
  • At fork, turn left on Forest Rd.
  • The University Club complex, including Candlewood Suites and the Henry Center for Executive Development is on your right.
  • Parking is free. Lots surround the complex.

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