Awards and Honors

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 mon


PhD candidate Lotus Lofgren, who uses MSI resources as part of the group of Associate Professor Peter Kennedy (


Three MSI PIs are among the University faculty who have received seed grants from the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics.


MSI PI Renee Frontiera (Chemistry) has received an Early Career Research Program award from the D


MSI PI Rafael Fernandes (Physics and Astronomy) has been named a McKnight Presidential Fellow for 2017-19.


MSI PI David Blank has been named to be the Head of the Department of Chemistry. The appointment begins on September 1, 2017.


U-Spatial has named the winners for their 2017 Mapping Prizes.

Ecology and Environment

MSI PI David Tilman, a Regents Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior and Director,