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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.

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

posted Jan 9, 2017, 6:21 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Jan 9, 2017, 6:24 AM ]


The lab would like to congratulate Feng 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.

Congratulations Dr. Bethany Huot!

posted Nov 22, 2016, 12:00 PM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 1:50 PM ]


The lab is proud to announce that Bethany Huot successfully defended her Ph.D. November 22nd 2016!

Thesis title:
Temperature modulation of salicylic acid-mediated signaling and
Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 pathogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Congratulations Dr. Li Zhang!

posted Nov 22, 2016, 7:01 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 1:50 PM ]


Our lab is proud to announce that Li Zhang successfully defended her Ph.D. last week!

Thesis title:
"Roles of jasmonate signaling and stomatal defense in the Arabidopsis thaliana-Pseudomonas syringae interaction"

EMBO Reports: Plant Microbiomes and Sustainable Agriculture

posted Nov 4, 2016, 11:38 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Dec 5, 2016, 1:47 PM ]


Sheng Yang He discusses the development of FlowPots, a gnotobiotic growth system for plants, with Phillip Hunter in a recent EMBO Reports article.

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Joe Aung to Receive the NIH Pathway to Independence Award

posted Sep 20, 2016, 6:21 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Oct 27, 2016, 10:45 AM ]

Joe Aung is an exceptional Post-Doctoral Researcher in the He Lab recently awarded the K99 phase for the NIH Pathway to Independence Award. The NIH Pathway to Independence Award is an innovative program that provides an opportunity for promising postdoctoral scientists to receive both mentored and independent research support from the same award. The award provides up to 5 years of support consisting of two phases: the initial phase (K99) provides 1-2 years of mentored support to highly promising, postdoctoral research scientists.

PRL Press Release

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Sheng Yang He 2016 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

posted Sep 13, 2016, 10:50 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Sep 13, 2016, 11:01 AM ]


Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters is an annual list recognizing leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world. The 2016 list focuses on contemporary research achievement: only Highly Cited Papers in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection during the 11-year period 2004-2014 were surveyed.

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Adam Seroka Awarded Fellowship Through PBHS Graduate Training Program

posted Aug 19, 2016, 6:45 AM by TheHeLab .org   [ updated Sep 20, 2016, 3:15 PM ]



Congratulations to Adam Seroka for being selected as a new member in the Health and Sustainability (PBHS) Graduate Training Program and Fellowship Awardee. The PBHS program is designed to provide new training and career opportunities for predoctoral candidates at Michigan State University who are interested in pursuing research related to plant biotechnology and chemical engineering. The program has a particular focus on translational research and professional development. Trainees are provided with a broad range of career options and are encouraged to operate across traditional boundaries.

Read more about Adam Seroka's award

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