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Congratulations Dr. James Kremer!

posted Jan 8, 2018, 6:54 AM by TheHeLab .org

Photo: James at graduation seated between co-PI's Dr. James Tiedje (left) and Dr. Sheng Yang He (right).

The lab would like to congratulates James Kremer on successfully defending his Ph.D. December 15th, 2017!

Bethany Huot to Receive the 2017 Hans Kende Award

posted Dec 14, 2017, 10:04 AM by TheHeLab .org


The Hans Kende endowment is used to provide an annual award for the best doctoral dissertation in the plant sciences at MSU from the previous two years. The He Lab would like to congratulate Bethany on receiving the award and acknowledge all the hard work behind her nomination!

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Latest He Lab research subject of MSU Today article and video

posted Dec 1, 2017, 10:57 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Dec 1, 2017, 11:02 AM ]

First author Bethany Huot

A recent He Lab publication in Nature Communications was the topic of discussion in a MSU Today article and video.

The Nature Communications article provides insight on the relationship between temperature, plant defense, and bacterial virulence.

Sheng Yang He named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science

posted Nov 15, 2017, 10:53 AM by TheHeLab .org


Highly Cited Researchers are among the top 1% most cited works in their field of publication


Dr. Xiufang Xin to start PI position at the Chinese Academy of Sciences - Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology

posted Jun 1, 2017, 11:43 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Jun 15, 2017, 9:54 AM ]


The lab would like to congratulate Dr. Xiufang Xin on her new PI position at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology in Shanghai, China. At her new position, Dr. Xin will also be affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences - John Innes Center of Excellence for Plant and Microbial Science.

View Dr. Xin’s new webpage here

Currently, Dr. Xin is looking to hire post-doctoral scholars and research associates for her new lab.

View position posting here

Sheng Yang contributes to VOICES piece in Cell

posted May 31, 2017, 6:58 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 7:09 AM ]


This month Sheng Yang contributed to a Leading Edge Voices piece in Cell titled "Big Questions in Microbiology."

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PRL article features recent He Lab publication

posted May 1, 2017, 10:08 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated May 1, 2017, 10:19 AM ]

Openings Available for Postdoctoral Researchers!

posted Mar 31, 2017, 1:36 PM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Mar 31, 2017, 1:37 PM ]


We currently have openings for post-doctoral positions.

See attached document for more information and instructions on how to apply.

Dr. Feng Zhang to start full-professor position at Nanjing Agricultural University

posted Jan 9, 2017, 6:21 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Jun 1, 2017, 11:34 AM ]


The lab would like to congratulate Dr. Zhang and wish him the best as he begins his new position at Nanjing Agricultural University in Spring 2017.


The Highs and Lows of Scientific Research

posted Dec 5, 2016, 1:45 PM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 1:46 PM ]



A news article published by the PRL shares a "behind the scenes" perspective on a recent Nature publication from the He Lab.

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