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

April 17th, 2019|

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.

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

April 4th, 2019|

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.

THOR Wrangles Complex Microbiomes into a Model for Improving Them

March 7th, 2019|

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.

Bravo moves on, earns Provost Fellowship at USC

November 21st, 2017|

Juan Bravo Juan Bravo departed the Handelsman Lab to begin his first year in the Biology of Aging PhD program at the University of Southern California's (USC's) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. In recognition of his academic promise, he was awarded the Provost Fellowship and the Dean's Award for Excellence. Congratulations,

Jo Handelsman named Director of Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

November 29th, 2016|

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.

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