Melissa Gardner, a McKnight Land-Grant professor who specializes in genetics and cell biology, uses mathematical and computational modeling to understand the mysterious forces behind cell division.
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January 30, 2012
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the 2012 recipients of the McKnight Land-Grant Professorships. As always, the ideas and work of this year’s recipients vary widely — from integrated urban planning and mineral magnetism to interactive visual computing.
January 27, 2011
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the 2011 recipients of the McKnight Land-Grant Professorship. The goal of the program is to advance the careers of the University’s most promising junior faculty at a critical point in their professional lives. Recipients are honored with the title McKnight Land-Grant Professor, a […]
September 15, 2010
As an art historian, Marshall is entering the world of the artists she studies by learning basic methods for working in wood, stone, and bronze. With support from a two-year McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, which began officially July 1, she is undertaking research to write a book about sculpture in America from the late 1800s to the Cold War.
July 29, 2010
Two years ago, John Ohlfest’s career was changed by a dog. Batman, a shepherd mix named for his big ears, was treated for a brain tumor at the University of Minnesota in 2008. With groundbreaking treatment developed by Ohlfest, Batman lived until 2010 instead of less than 100 days as predicted.