Clare Michaud

Clare Michaud

Data Science Hub Event and Communications Manager

  • Administrative Staff

Know Your Madisonian: Illumination is Goal of Discovery Hub Director Ginger Contreras

Ginger Ann Contreras, executive director of the Illuminating Discovery Hub at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at UW-Madison, is working to help create science-themed murals in Madison and promote accurate and diverse portrayals of scientists in entertainment.

Jon Eckhardt

Jon Eckhardt

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Entrepreneurship, including firm formation, venture finance, and university driven entrepreneurship

Bryce Sprecher

Bryce Sprecher

  • Research Staff

Acquire, process, interpret, and display spatial data for education, insight, and experience.

WID Hubs Launch at Illuminating Connections Event

WID’s new hubs—Data Science, Multi-Omics, and Illuminating Discovery—represent a new path forward for collaborative research projects and fields.

Wisconsin Public Television and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Announce the Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab

Gift of $2.1 million from Dr. Monroe and Sandra Trout creates partnership among Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Morgridge Institute for Research, UW-Madison School of Education, and Wisconsin Public Television

WID Researchers Showcase “Virtual Diary Farm Brain” at American Dairy Science Association Meeting

By combining information from many farms, predictive models and analytic tools can be developed to help producers and consultants navigate, visualize. and analyze the data they are getting from an increasing number of sources to support better management decisions.

Sarah Stevens

Sarah Stevens

Data Science Hub Facilitator

  • Research Staff

Facilitating connections and training researchers in data science.

Jo Handelsman

Jo Handelsman

WID Director

  • WID Faculty

Genetic and biochemical processes underlying interactions within plant and human microbiomes.

Ahna Skop

Ahna Skop

Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Mechanisms that underlie cell division and using scientific art to engage the public

Tools for Discovery: Sam Rikkers

Sam Rikkers was born and raised in south central Wisconsin but has managed to make his mark in far-flung places. A graduate of Columbia University with a Master of International Affairs, he has served the Peace Corps in Zambia, earned a Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin and served …