Viral invasions would make for a good plot in the next Spielberg blockbuster, but according to Michigan State University water researchers, it’s not a Hollywood fantasy. In fact, millions of tiny, dangerous microbes have been attacking native species in the Great Lakes for decades.
A grant of $800,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency will help a research team led by Michigan State University determine the effects of certain contaminants on fish.
MSU AgBioResearch backs 13 outlying research centers and several on-campus research facilities that provide growers, natural resource managers and commodity groups with critical information they need to remain viable and competitive in the global economy. The map below shows the location of each center.
Published twice a year for the general public, this magazine showcases various research advancements around a central theme.
Showcases various research projects including those impacting food and health, profitability in agriculture and natural resources, environmental stewardship, natural resources management and community vitality.
Details the work of MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension and how the two organizations leverage state funding, fuel the economy and connect with Michigan residents.