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Postdoc Amanda Hurley heads to DC for AAAS Science & Technology Fellowship

Postdoc Amanda Hurley was awarded an AAAS Science & Technology Fellowship at the US Department of State. She’ll begin her new position at the end of October.  Dr. Hurley has been an incredible scientist and mentor in the Handelsman Lab, and we wish her the best!

2022-01-12T15:55:47-06:00October 25th, 2021|News|

UW–Madison Researchers Earn Army Research Office Grant to Study Microbial Communication

Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Jo Handelsman, and assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Ophelia Venturelli, were awarded Army Research Office Grant in collaboration with researchers across the country to study microbial networks.

2020-06-29T14:34:32-05:00April 25th, 2019|News|

Two UW–Madison scholars elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Jo Handelsman has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which recognizes contributions that advance public affairs and science. She will be inducted at a ceremony in October in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2022-01-12T15:53:17-06:00April 17th, 2019|News|

Amanda Hurley speaks at the 14th Annual JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

Handelsman lab Postdoc Amanda Hurley addressed student-sourcing antimicrobial discovery through Tiny Earth to promote plant health at the 14th Annual JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on April 4, 2019. Hurley’s presentation emphasized the Tiny Earth’s network, chemistry hub, and collaboration with the Joint Genome Institute.

2021-02-11T15:53:16-06:00April 4th, 2019|News|

THOR Wrangles Complex Microbiomes into a Model for Improving Them

Handelsman lab researchers and collaborators, led by past Handelsman lab postdoc Gabriel Lozano, explore relationships between three model soil bacterial species. Their work provides insights into soil health in the call to address climate change.

2022-01-12T15:54:49-06:00March 7th, 2019|News|

Jo Handelsman named Director of Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

As of February 1, 2017, Jo Handelsman will be the Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. More information about her role at WID here.

2020-06-29T14:28:33-05:00November 29th, 2016|News|
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