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1. [LINK] Brandizzi lab to study the effect of space flight on seeds

The goal is to help increase the nutritional value of plants grown in spaceflight. The seeds will be on NASA's Orion spacecraft, on its maiden voyage to the moon and back.

Tags: fundamental research, Brandizzi lab
By By NASA
2. New insights into plant cell organelle and molecule movement

New research reveals a protein, TGNap1, that supports the poorly-understood Trans-Golgi Network in structure, function, and motion. The study also provides evidence for microtubule-driven organelle movement, a new line of thought in plant science.

Tags: fundamental research, Brandizzi lab
By By Igor Houwat, Luciana Renna. Banner image by RĂ©mi Walle
3. [LINK] How do you grow plants in space? Michigan State researchers are on the case

A Lansing State Journal story features Dr. Brandizzi, Evan Angelos, a fourth-year doctoral student, Starla Zemelis-Durfee, Brandizzi lab manager, and their research on how plants grow in and respond to stressful environments. 

Tags: fundamental research, Brandizzi lab
By RJ Wolcott, Lansing State Journal
4. [LINK] Federica Brandizzi named AAAS fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has recognized Dr. Brandizzi for her work on the endoplasmic reticulum and the Golgi apparatus, organelles pivotal to food production in plant cells.

Tags: Brandizzi lab, awards
By By Jessi Adler
5. Stressed plant roots warn the rest of the plant of looming dangers

When facing drought or heat stress, roots are advance scouts that warn the rest of the plant to prepare for the big 'hit.'

Tags: Brandizzi lab, fundamental research
By By Igor Houwat, Federica Brandizzi, Ya-Shiuan Lai
6. Two plant cell 'hotspots' tell the cell where to import its resources

The two proteins, called VAP, indicate where endocytosis, a form of transport in which a living cell imports molecules, should occur.

Tags: Stefano, Brandizzi lab, fundamental research
By By Igor Houwat, Giovanni Stefano
7. Study shows how a gene helps plants manage their protein production in stressful times

The NPR1 gene keeps the unfolded protein response, a plant fail-safe for stressful times, in check.

Tags: Brandizzi lab, fundamental research
By By Igor Houwat, Ya-Shiuan Lai; Banner by Thomas Regnault, CC BY 4.0, https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5371444.v1
8. Announcing the inaugural winners of the Keegstra and Thomashow 2018 Travel Award

Pengfei Cao and Alyssa Preiser, both graduate students, were each awarded $1200 to present their research at upcoming science conferences.

Tags: Brandizzi lab, Sharkey lab, awards
By By Igor Houwat
9. Growing a garden in space

Scientists are studying how plants adapt to space environments. The NASA funded research aims to help us grow fresh produce beyond the planet Earth.

Tags: fundamental research, Brandizzi lab
By By Igor Houwat, Evan Angelos; Banner Image by NASA
10. Growing pains and how that might affect seed quality

The Brandizzi lab is showing how extreme heat negatively impacts seed quality in plants targeted for producing biofuels.

Tags: Kim, Brandizzi lab, fundamental research
By By Igor Houwat, Sang-Jin Kim

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