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  • 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 …

  • Caitlin Pepperell and Lab Published in eLife

    Rapid adaptation of a complex trait during experimental evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tracy M Smith, Madison A Youngblom, John F Kernien, Mohamed A Mohamed, Sydney S Fry, Lindsey L Bohr,Tatum D Mortimer, Mary B O’Neill, Caitlin S Pepperell Abstract Tuberculosis (TB), caused …

  • SMPH Response to Supreme Court Decision

    The following statement comes from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert N. Golden, MD. The decision by the Supreme Court of the United States on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health …

  • UW-Madison Response to Uncertainty Created by Supreme Court Decision

    The following statement comes from University of Wisconsin–Madison interim Chancellor John Karl Scholz:  This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health that overturns the precedent …

  • 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 …

  • Campus, Community Celebrate Pride Month

    In June 1969, the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan led by queer and trans people against police harassment was a catalyst for the Gay Rights Movement in the United States. Today Pride Month has grown and …

  • 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 …

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