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Our EDAMAME wiki has all of that


Shade Lab is a part of:

The BioMolecular Sciences Graduate Training Program

The Plant Resilience Institute

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

The Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program



We are so grateful to our research sponsors!  THANK YOU! Shade Lab research, education, and training programs are supported by funds and resources from:



  • The US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (2019-67019-29305)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF MCB #1817377, DEB #1749544, DEB #1655425)

  • The Department of Energy through the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (DE-SC0018409 and DE-FC02-07ER64494)

  • The Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (Microbial Metagenome #1834, CSP #502921, BRC #503249)

  • Michigan State University Plant Resilience

  • InstituteAgBioResearch (Hatch)

  • Michigan State University Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research



  • The BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH R25GM115335)
  • AgBioResearch Project GREEEN