Reminder: UW-Madison microbiome colloquium starts Sept. 19

The fall 2017 UW-Madison colloquium “Microbiomes: People and the Planet” starts this week.The first seminar, set for Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. in room 270 of the Soil Sciences Building, features Life Sciences Communication professor Dietram Scheufele on the topic “When intuition fails: The need for a science of science communication.”

The weekly seminar series will be held every Tuesday through Nov. 21. The colloquium features speakers from UW-Madison and other institutions featuring microbiome-related work in the biological, environmental and social sciences. Following each seminar, coffee, water and light snacks will be available in Room 258 Soil Science (adjacent to the seminar room).

The seminar is open to the entire campus community. It is also being offered as a special topics class to encourage student participation.

For more information about the colloquium, including a full schedule and its offering as a special topics class, click here.