News

MSI PI David Odde, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and member of the Masonic Cancer Center, is featured in the spring issue of the University of Minnesota Foundation’s Legacy magazine. The story describes Professor Odde’s computational modeling of cancer-cell metastasis.
MSI PI Craig Packer (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior; Institute on the Environment) is featured in a new book about wildlife conservationists (Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love, by Jori Robinson and Janie Chodosh).
MSI PI Peter Reich, a Regents Professor in the Department of Forest Resources (College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences), is featured in a story about using the University Libraries’ University Digital Conservancy. Professor Reich studies how climate change affects ecosystems, especially those of central North America.
The research of MSI PI Paul Iaizzo, a professor in the Department of Surgery and Principal Investigator of the Visible Heart Lab, was featured recently on Twin Cities tv station KMSP-TV. Professor Iaizzo and his team are studying hibernating black bears to try to understand how they can survive several months of complete inactivity without experiencing physical decline. The researchers hope this research will provide insights that will advance human medicine.
Professor David Redish, an MSI PI in the Department of Neuroscience, is featured in an interview on the University of Minnesota Foundation’s website. Professor Redish uses MSI for investigations into the information processing associated with complex decisions. He is also a poet, author, and playwright.
MSI PI David Tilman, a Regents Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior and Director, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, has been elected as a foreign member of the prestigious Royal Society of London. The Royal Society was founded in 1660 and is dedicated to promoting excellence in science.
On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems. During this month's scheduled maintenance period, Primary Storage, Mesabi, and Itasca will be unavailable throughout much of the day.  May maintenance will include: