Awards and Honors


Professor Christy Haynes, an MSI PI from the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Three MSI PIs are among the six University faculty members who have been named Distinguished McKnight University Professors. They are:

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has published a list of patents that have been awarded to University researchers during the past few months.


Two MSI PIs are among the University faculty who recently received grants from the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics.

Two MSI PIs have received teaching awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to education.

Four MSI PIs are among the faculty selected for McKnight Land-Grant Professorships for 2018-20. The goal of this program is to advance the careers of new assistant professors.


Three MSI PIs are the recipients of grants from the Brewers Association to fund research into hops and barley. They are among 17 grants awarded by the association for 2018.


Two MSI PIs are among the recipients of grants from Regenerative Medicine Minnesota (BMM), an organization that funds research into regenerative medicine an