Handelsman Lab and Tiny Earth Represent at Illuminating Connections

Illuminating Connections Handelsman Lab members engaged with other researchers and the general public at Illuminating Connections. We had posters and activities about Tiny Earth, the Tiny Earth Chemistry Hub, and our research on microbial communities!

2022-04-22T09:52:22-05:00April 7th, 2022|News|

Collaborative research project finds bacterial “Zorbs” – A new type of bacterial social motility

Researchers from the Handelsman, Beebe, and Pan labs discover bacterial "zorbing," in the motile species, Flavobacterium johnsoniae.

2022-01-18T10:55:42-06:00January 7th, 2022|News|

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|

Jo Handelsman urges scientific community to address soil crisis in Scientific American editorial

As a preview to her forthcoming book, A World Without Soil, Jo Handelsman calls to change destructive farming practices to ones that will retain soil carbon and mitigate climate change.

2021-03-26T12:44:59-05:00March 14th, 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|
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