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!
Jo Handelsman discusses the need for scientific collaboration among researchers, policymakers, artists, and the public with The Capital Times.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jo Handelsman speaks to the American Cancer Society about her career path, diversity in STEM fields, mentoring issues, and Handelsman lab’s research on “understanding diversity in microbial communities and their role in infectious disease.”
WID Director Jo Handelsman kicked off the spring Crossroads of Ideas lecture series with a talk about long-term challenges to soil, a complex system upon which much of life on Earth depends.
Center for Teaching and Learning Program Manager Aiyana Bobrownicki has enrolled for graduate school at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Congratulations, Aiyana!
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.