Sheng Yang He, Michigan State University (image) Michigan State University Caption MSU plant biologist Sheng Yang He led an international team of researchers that studied how plants are able to switch from growth mode to defense mode. The findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Credit Michigan State University Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.