MSI PI Christy Haynes (Chemistry) has been named to the Popular Science “Brilliant 10,” a list that honors young scientists with outstanding research. Professor Haynes was recognized for her work studying blood platelets. An article appears on the UMNews website. You can read Popular Science’s profile of Professor Haynes on the PopSci website.
The Haynes group uses MSI resources to study the diffusion and transport of molecules using fluid dynamics methods. This research supports their investigations of the cellular-level mechanisms of the immune system.
The University included Professor Haynes in the October 19, 2012 edition of "This Week @Minnesota," which highlights STEM education.
The November 19, 2012 issue of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune ran a feature article about Professor Haynes.