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Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez

  Dr. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez is harnessing the power of bacteria to improve plant growth. Martinez-Gomez, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, began studying genetics and metabolism while earning her Ph.D. “I find it extremely engaging and exciting that based on data, we can generate testable models to either rebut … Continued

York Project opens permanent store in Detroit

Josh York, Michigan State University and Conquer Accelerator alumnus, opened the first permanent location for his company, the York Project, in late August. The York Project is a Detroit-based clothing company. York became interested in making clothing when he was in middle school. He made shirts with his mom and sold them to his classmates. … Continued

MSU researcher develops database to help cancer research

  MSU is developing a large genomic database to assist in cancer immunotherapy research. Dr. Bin Chen, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Departments of Pediatrics and Human Development, and Pharmacology and Toxicology, is developing a database to help scientists discover new drugs to fight cancer. His lab, the Bin Chen lab at MSU, researches … Continued

MSU Innovation Center gains new tech manager

Anupam Jhingran has joined the MSU Innovation Center as the new Technology Manager of Life Sciences. Jhingran is part of a team of tech managers at MSU Technologies that includes Brian Copple, Ray DeVito, Tom Herlache and Brad Shaw. Jhingran oversees the technology transfer from inventions in the field of life sciences from their initial … Continued

Innovator Spotlight: Dr. Guowei Wei

  Dr. Guowei Wei is developing artificial intelligence technology to make drug discovery faster and more affordable. AI is capable of massively transforming several industries like retail, consumer internet, financial services, and healthcare, but its potential for drug discovery is especially exciting. Unfortunately, a number of obstacles stand in the way of advancement, including the … Continued

Alumni Highlight: Nate Yenor

Nate Yenor is finding success after graduation as a technology commercialization associate with Michigan Technological University. Yenor worked for the MSU Innovation Center as a commercialization intern from November 2016 until December 2017, when he graduated with a B.S. in Material Science and Engineering from MSU. He remained with the Innovation Center as a Technology … Continued

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