Recent retirements

Below are the names and academic units of CALS employees who retired in the fourth quarter of 2016: David Hogg, Department of Entomology William Kojis, Department of Agronomy Daniel Kleinman, Department of Community and Environmental Sociology Thomas Schwab, O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research …

Recent retirements

Below are the names and academic units of CALS employees who retired in the third quarter of 2016: Jayne Storkson, Department of Food Science Mark Hintz, Dairy Forage Research Center Mary Miron, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology Colleen Clary, …

New Morgridge Institute metabolism researcher Jing Fan to join nutritional sciences

Can we fight cancer by targeting its metabolism, essentially starving tumors of the nutrients they need to survive? It’s one of the intriguing big-picture questions in the research field of Jing Fan, a new investigator in the Morgridge Institute for Research …

Recent retirements

Below are the names and academic units of CALS employees who retired in the recent past, grouped by quarter. Second quarter of 2016: Susan Smith, Department of Nutritional Sciences Lee Jensen, Department of Food Science Patricia Mings, Department of Biochemistry Linda …

New biochemistry faculty members to focus on microbes, proteins

A car mechanic would have a hard time building a car if he or she didn’t know anything about the car’s parts. The same holds true for scientists who want to design or program proteins and microbes. They must first …

Memorial service for Mara McDonald set for July 14

Mara McDonald, who started working on the UW-Madison campus in 1992 and joined the Laboratory of Genetics Administrative Office in 2000, passed away on Sunday, July 3 at the age of 68. McDonald held master’s and doctorate degrees in zoology and was passionate about …

CALS department chairs for 2016-17

Here’s a list of CALS department chairs for the year to come. Departments with new chairs this year are in bold. Ian Coxhead, Agricultural & Applied Economics William Tracy, Agronomy Thomas Crenshaw, Animal Sciences Charles Kaspar, Bacteriology Brian Fox, Biochemistry Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering Gary …