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Announcing the O.N. Allen Soil and Environmental Microbiology Small-Grants Program 2018
Request For Proposals: O.N. Allen Soil and Environmental Microbiology Small-Grants Program 2018 We are pleased to announce a small-grant opportunity for UW-Madison graduate students and […]
It was a busy fall semester in the Whitman Lab. We’ve grown, welcoming Nayela Zeba – our new PhD student on the DOE PyOM project – […]
Movie screening for World Soil Day – December 5, 7PM
World Soil Day 5th December – Movie “Between Earth and Sky” The Department of Soil Science will screen the movie “Between Earth and Sky” on World […]
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 […]