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  • Changes to Campus Masking Policy

    Read this message in Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan 中文 Chinese नेपाली Nepali This message covers: Masking update Vaccination update COVID-19 testing Dear faculty and staff, The recent arrival in the U.S. of the more infectious …

  • Nancy Keller Lab and ORNL Collaboration Make Fungi Discovery

    Source: Oak Ridge National Library Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Wisconsin–Madison have discovered that genetically distinct populations within the same species of fungi can produce unique mixes of secondary metabolites, …

  • Vanessa Sperandio Named New Department Chair

    Source: SMPH News Vanessa Sperandio, PhD, an expert in the cellular interactions that take place between mammals and microbes, will join the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as the chair of …

  • Dr. Mark Mandel Receives Research Forward Funding

    Source: UW News After six rounds of funding, the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative has been retired. The name necessitated the move, as much as anything.   It will be replaced by Research Forward, whose inaugural round funds 11 grant projects chosen out of …

  • Dr. Anna Huttenlocher Quoted in The Atlantic

    Source: The Atlantic, Author: Katherine J. Wu Read Article on The Atlantic Every drop of pus that’s squeezed out of the human body is a squidgy mess—a souvenir of an infection gone awry, a reminder …

  • COVID-19 policy changes: events, face coverings, outdoor physical distancing

    Read this message in Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan 中文 Chinese नेपाली Nepali Effective June 2, campus policies for events, face coverings and outdoor physical distancing are being updated. Face coverings Fully vaccinated people will no …

  • Research opportunities bring Dr. Andrew Hryckowian to the Department of Medicine, MMI

    The intersection of disciplines can be an innovative place for research. The opportunity to work with scientists across departments led Andrew Hryckowian, PhD, assistant professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, to UW-Madison. In May 2020, Dr. Hryckowian …

  • New Projects Study Root Causes of Inequalities and How to Reduce Their Effects

    April 15, 2021 By Natasha Kassulke | UW News Fifteen projects — from improving doctor-patient communications for high-risk patients, to using data to understand racial differences in how Americans handle civil legal problems, to better …

  • Lindsay Kalan Selected for WARF Accelerator Microbiome Challenge Grant

    The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that four projects have been selected to receive development funding through the WARF Accelerator Microbiome Challenge Grant. From infection-fighting probiotics to methods for managing mosquito populations, these technologies have …

  • Dr. Andy Mehle Elected as ASV Animal Virology Councilor

    Congratulations to Dr. Andy Mehle on being elected to the governing council of the American Society of Virology (ASV) as their Animal Virology Councilor. The election polls the international membership of ASV to seat Councilors …

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