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 …

Jane Zhang

Jane Zhang

  • Undergraduate Student

Create illustrations to contribute to Illuminating Discovery.

Communication and Policy the Focus of Two Science Festival Events

WID Director Jo Handelsman and the Catalysts for Science Policy were instrumental in assembling fantastic panels for mini-symposia about science policy and science communication geared toward graduate students, postdocs, and faculty but open to anyone interested in science.

Sailendharan Sudakaran

Sailendharan Sudakaran

Madison Microbiome Hub Manager / Multi Omics Hub Coordinat

  • Research Staff

Campus resource to support researchers interested in tackling a broad spectrum of microbiome research

Ginger Ann

Outreach Manager & Illuminating Discovery Hub Executive

  • Administrative Staff

Enhancing outreach through the Wisconsin Idea practice. Building community and industry partnerships and services. Specializing in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) programs - development and implementation.

Dean Sanders

Dean Sanders

  • Graduate Student

How epigenetic mechanisms regulate plant stress responses

Josh Pultorak

Josh Pultorak

Instructor, Tiny Earth

  • Research Staff

Interdisciplinary undergraduate science education with an emphasis on experimental biology.

Johan Bengtsson-Palme

Johan Bengtsson-Palme

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Effects of antibiotic exposure on invasion, robustness and interactions in microbial communities