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Microbiotron proposal funded!
We are excited to announce that our proposal, The UW-Madison Microbiotron: A modular experimental platform to crack open the plant-soil-microbe black box, was funded this past […]
Lab summer kickoff
We had a beautiful day for an Annex potluck / firepit out at UW Madison’s scenic Picnic Point!
Recruiting undergraduate researcher for academic credit
The Whitman lab is seeking an undergraduate researcher to assist in a DOE funded project investigating microbial cycling of carbon in post-fire systems. The student […]
David Montgomery at UW-Madison for Soil Microbiology symposium May 11th
The UW-Madison Department of Soil Science is pleased to welcome David Montgomery, professor at U Washington, and author of Dirt: Erosion of Civilizations, The Hidden Half […]
Recruiting PhD Student in Soil Microbiology
Recruiting: Ph.D. student Project: Systems biology enabled research on the roles of microbial communities in carbon cycle processes – Determination of the roles of pyrophilous microbes in […]
DOE grant project meeting 2017
We had a great full-team DOE project meeting in Berkeley last week, after the JGI user meeting. We discussed our results so far, got to […]
How I stopped worrying and learned to run the lab
Ok, just kidding – of course I haven’t stopped worrying – but it’s been just over a year since I started here, and things are starting to […]
Job Announcement: Recruiting PhD student and 3 postdocs
***UPDATE: We have made offers on the UW-Madison positions and are no longer soliciting applications*** Recruiting: Three postdoctoral researchers and one Ph.D. student Project: Systems […]
O.N. Allen Professorship
I am humbled and honoured to have been selected by my department to be appointed to the O.N. Allen Professorship in Soil Microbiology. The five-year professorship began officially […]
Second update from Wood Buffalo National Park
Sampling has continued apace up in Wood Buffalo National Park this past week. We keep expanding the number of different ecosites we have visited, with […]