South Dakota State University faculty from four departments will work on improving the ability of nitrogen-fixing bacteria to colonize soybean roots through the South Dakota Biofilm Science and Eng
Through a four-year, nearly $1.14 million National Science Foundation grant, assistant professor Nicholas Butzin will lead a team of scientists to examine the cellular circuits that regulate the process through which proteins are produced, degraded and modified.
Assistant Professor Mark Messerli and his team are the first researchers to study the design and protein composition of a flexible skeletal structure in the trunk of a squid's body called the pen.
A University of South Dakota chemistry major now has experience doing research on jumping genes at South Dakota State University, thanks to the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program.
Two Oglala Lakota College students explored careers in science and agriculture through the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates fellowship program this summer/
Scientists can now use cell cultures from the tissues of swine nasal passages, tracheas and lungs to study any of the four influenza viruses—A, B, C or D, thanks to the new tool that SDSU researchers developed.
Trevor Van Den Top, who is pursuing his doctorate in biology and microbiology, is the first South Dakota State University student to receive an international research award at the 13th Workshop on Cyanobacteria in Boulder, Colorado.