Department of MMI News

  • Bruce Klein Granted Second NIH MERIT Award

    Text taken from Dept. of Pediatrics In 1984, a new infectious disease fellow at the University of Wisconsin Medical School (as it was then called), Bruce Klein, MD, made his first visit to Eagle River, …

  • In Memoriam: Cason King (1989-2022)

    “Dr. Cason King, passed away suddenly on August 11th, 2022. The family has released an obituary for Cason (see here). I want to further highlight his scientific legacy in our group and emphasize the giant …

  • Vanessa Sperandio Featured on “Foodie Pharmacology” Podcast

    Foodie Pharmacology is a science podcast built for the food curious, the flavor connoisseurs, chefs, science geeks, plant lovers and adventurous taste experimenters out in the world! Join American ethnobotanist Dr. Cassandra Quave on this …

  • Dr. Hryckowian Receives UW Prevention Research Center Small Grant Competition!

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center (UWPRC) is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 Small Grant Competition award recipients. The grant program supports small-scale and innovative research projects in prevention science, particularly those that will provide …

  • Laura Knoll Assumes Role as Associate Dean for Basic Research Training

    She will oversee the school’s efforts to train and mentor the next generation of scientists investigating the fundamentals of biomedical phenomena. Known as basic research, this work serves as the critical and essential foundation of …

  • Dr. Andrew Mehle Selected for H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship

    The Romnes Fellowships recognize faculty with exceptional research contributions within their first six years from promotion to a tenured position. The award is named in recognition of the late WARF trustees president H.I. Romnes and …

  • Faculty Member Drew Hryckowian Published in “Cell Reports”

    Highlights A Vibrio fischeri-infecting bacteriophage, HNL01, is isolated and characterized HNL01 does not disrupt the mutualism between V. fischeri and Euprymna scolopes HNL01-resistant V. fischeri mutants rapidly emerge in vitro When HNL01 is present, squid colonization …

  • Anna Huttenlocher Wins 2022 Hilldale Award

    Source: Department of Pediatrics Since 1987, four University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members have been honored for their substantial contributions to research, teaching and service with the prestigious Hilldale Award. The 2022 winner in the biological …

  • NSF Selects Multiple MDTP Students for Graduate Research Fellowships

    The National Science Foundation has selected 21 UW–Madison students to receive a Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly sought and competitive award. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports high-potential scientists and engineers in the early stages …

  • Dr. Andy Mehle Receives R01 Award

    Viruses must engage the host cell to obtain the resources and co-factors they need to replicate. Cells, on the other hand, do their best to detect and stop viral replication. Detailed knowledge of the interplay …

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