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Dairy calves at a research farm, Kim Dill-McFarland, Rey Lab
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Media and Lake Mendota, Julia Martien, Amador-Noguez Lab
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Carved Pennsylvania Slate, Stan Sears and Andrea Myklebust, Commissioned by Wisconsin State Arts board
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Streptomyces lividans, Robb Stankey, Currie Lab
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X-ray crystallography model of the dimerization interface of Salmonella Typhimurium superoxide dismutase SodCI. Peter Newhouse, Forest Lab
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"E Pluribus Unum" (One from Many) - Will Santino, UW Madison Masters of Fine Arts graduate and New Yorker Cartoonist
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Hells Canyon Complex on the Snake River, Ben Peterson, McMahon Lab

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Thank you for visiting the website of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Bacteriology. For more than a century, we have been known for outstanding research and teaching, and we are committed to a future in which this excellence will continue.

In brief, we produce discoveries that contribute to basic knowledge, we develop practical applications that affect lives, and we provide superior training for the next generation of microbiologists. The training we provide allows undergraduate and graduate students to begin careers that contribute to the world in many ways -- in research, teaching, industry, entrepreneurship, scientific writing and editing, and government service. Our faculty, staff, and students have created a vibrant place to learn, teach, and conduct research, a place rich in opportunity, ideas, creativity, and resources, and a place where people can flourish and discover their own potential. Because we engage people with widely differing backgrounds, talents, perspectives, and styles, we achieve excellence through diversity.

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Publications

  • Case NT, Berman J, Blehert DS, Cramer RA, Cuomo C, Currie CR, Ene IV, Fisher MC, Fritz-Laylin LK, Gerstein AC, Glass NL, Gow NAR, Gurr SJ, Hittinger CT, Hohl TM, Iliev ID, James TY, Jin H, Klein BS, Kronstad JW, Lorch JM, McGovern V, Mitchell AP, Segre JA, Shapiro RS, Sheppard DC, Sil A, Stajich JE, Stukenbrock EE, Taylor JW, Thompson D, Wright GD, Heitman J, Cowen LE, The future of fungi: threats and opportunities., G3 (Bethesda, Md.) DOI, PubMed
  • Zarbock KR, Han JH, Singh AP, Thomas SP, Bendlin BB, Denu JM, Yu JJ, Rey FE, Ulland TK, Trimethylamine N-Oxide Reduces Neurite Density and Plaque Intensity in a Murine Model of Alzheimer's Disease., Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD DOI, PubMed
  • Cho HJ, Son SH, Chen W, Son YE, Lee I, Yu JH, Park HS, Regulation of Conidiogenesis in Aspergillus flavus ., Cells DOI, PubMed
  • Garcia AK, Fer E, Sephus C, Kacar B, An Integrated Method to Reconstruct Ancient Proteins., Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) DOI, PubMed
  • Giammarinaro PI, Young MKM, Steinchen W, Mais CN, Hochberg G, Yang J, Stevenson DM, Amador-Noguez D, Paulus A, Wang JD, Bange G, Diadenosine tetraphosphate regulates biosynthesis of GTP in Bacillus subtilis., Nature microbiology DOI, PubMed
  • Goldman AD, Kaçar B, Very early evolution from the perspective of microbial ecology., Environmental microbiology DOI, PubMed
  • Irving TB, Chakraborty S, Maia LGS, Knaack S, Conde D, Schmidt HW, Triozzi PM, Simmons CH, Roy S, Kirst M, Ané JM, An LCO-responsive homolog of NODULE INCEPTION positively regulates lateral root formation in Populus sp., Plant physiology DOI, PubMed
  • Dade CM, Douzi B, Cambillau C, Ball G, Voulhoux R, Forest KT, The crystal structure of CbpD clarifies substrate-specificity motifs in chitin-active lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases., Acta crystallographica. Section D, Structural biology DOI, PubMed