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A Physiologist, Come Full Circle

Sarah Malmquist returns to her CBS roots, this time as a faculty member.

Sarah Malmquist

Sarah Malmquist’s ventures in higher education stretch from foggy mornings of Seattle to busy evenings on Long Island. But last semester, the often seemingly endless winters of Minnesota called her back to her roots.

CBSpotlight: Fumiaki Katagiri

This longtime member of the Plant and Microbial Biology faculty is interested in what makes plants' immune signaling networks resilient.

Fumiaki Katagiri

Much like humans, plants exhibit immune responses to invading pathogens.

Roadside Attractions

A new statewide study examines whether roadsides provide quality food for monarchs and native bees.

“This project will help us answer some really interesting and basic questions about how nutrients and heavy metals interact to affect plant and pollinator health.”

Paul Bunyan, the SPAM museum and a giant twine ball are just a few of Minnesota’s beloved roadside attractions.