Montana INBRE Newsletter
Read about Montana INBRE's latest developments.For any available issue, click the "PDF version" link to view and/or download a PDF file. Accessibible "plain text version" links for use with screen readers are also available.
The Wildfire Issue
MSU's Dave McWethy discusses how changes in climate, fuels and human activity are driving longer, more destructive fire seasons. Montana Tech's Dan Autenrieth wants to know whether simple, homemade air-filtration systems can remove wildfire smoke particulate from indoor spaces.
Fall 2021 PDF version
Fall 2021 plain text version
The Spirit of Our People
Since 2012 an INBRE-facilitated, student-led research collaboration has investigated the correlation between stress level and disease susceptibility on the Blackfeet Reservation. This summer, undergraduate students are building on previous work and taking the research in new directions.
Summer 2018 PDF version
Summer 2018 accessible version
Mine & Body
Mining has always been Butte's economic lifeblood. New Montana INBRE-supported research reveals that the mines might literally be in Butte residents' blood, too. Introducing the new Montana IDeA Community Engagement Core. MSU's Food & Health Lab is taking off.
Winter 2018 PDF version
Winter 2018 accessible version (coming soon)
What's Killing the Bees?
MSU's Michelle Flenniken discusses pathogens and other factors affecting bee colony health. MSU's Bob Peterson reflects on mosquito-borne disease, the word "but," and what he's calling the "post-fact media landscape." Five INBRE investigators receive award for suicide prevention publication.
Spring 2017 PDF version
Spring 2017 accessible version (coming soon)
Shavonn Whiten Publishes, Pursues Ph.D.
In this issue we catch up with Shavonn Whiten, who is the first in her family to publish a manuscript in a major journal and to pursue a Ph.D. Also, check out Montana INBRE's new logo! Cafe Scientifique topics include cystic fibrosis and the health effects of Butte's mining history.