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  • New article on the genome of daddy long legs

    Congrats to iBio’s Guilherme Gainnet for his new published paper! In a collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution in DC, Guilherme published the first harvestman (daddy long legs) genome and used gene silencing experiments to discover …

  • Climate Change Impacts on our Earth

    UW’s climate scientists including iBio professor Monica Turner study and discuss the effects of climate change in this article.

  • 2021 Student Service Scholarship

    iBio students Taylor Tai and Patricia Tran received 2021 Graduate Student Service Scholarship!

  • 2021 L&S Mid-Career Award

    Integrative Biology staff member Nazan Gillie wins 2021 L&S Mid-Career Award!

  • 2021 GOLDWATER SCHOLAR AWARD

    Manasa Kalluri (Neurobiology and Psychology Major) named one of three 2021 Goldwater Scholars!

  • WILDFIRES IN THE WEST

    Monica Turner speaks about the wildfires that have been effecting California and other western states.

  • ADAPTING IN A PANDEMIC

    Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (Zoo 430) made huge strides in adapting its structure for the pandemic.

  • SOCIAL SINGING STARLINGS

    Lauren Riter’s work on Starlings are being showcased on Psychology Today.

  • Lineage of Learning

    Wayland Evan Noland supports the College of Letters & Science to ensure that intellectual pursuit remains strong into the future

  • Staff Award

    Duane Barnes, Building Manager, Department of Integrative Biology, is a 2019 recipient of the the University Staff Award

  • New Ecology Research

    Scientists studying plant species discovered that habitat corridors improve biodiversity and reduce extinction rates

  • Student Spotlight

    For junior Camila Hernández, studying Spanish and Neurobiology are an ideal path for becoming a physician and patient advocate

  • Faculty Award

    Congrats to John Orrock for being recognized with the Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

  • Zoological Museum

    Museums and special collections across the College of Letters & Science enhance learning and spark curiosity

  • Lauren Riters Featured

    A celebration of the tool-users, the problem-solvers, and the songbirds.

  • Emeritus Faculty

    Retirement doesn’t end Warren Porter’s 50-plus years of research in zoology – it accelerates it

  • Research Grant

    Dr. Turner’s team receives grant for the project titled Anticipating and Envisioning Future Landscapes of Greater Yellowstone.

  • UW on TV

    Monica Turner is featured in NOVA special about the 2018 California wildfires

  • New Findings

    Carlos Santibáñez-López finds two new scorpion superfamilies in phylogenomic analysis

  • Flamingo Project

    Jan Huisken, Visiting Assistant Professor of iBio, creates portable, shareable scientific microscope

  • UW2020 Project

    Hilary Dugan receives funding for “Full Season Science in the Northwoods” project

  • Ecology Award

    Steve Carpenter, professor emeritus of the CFL, receives 2018 Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology

  • NatGeo Coverage

    Jesús Ballesteros’ work on arachnid phylogeny is covered in a press release by National Geographic

  • Fellowship Awardee

    Emily Setton wins 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program award

  • New Discovery

    Carlos Santibáñez-López, Sharma lab postdoc, untangles scorpion family tree using venom shape

  • The Big Dig

    Zoology 152 instructor Doug Rouse leads students on a quest for new antibiotics

  • Faculty Funding

    Carol Lee awarded “Make Our Planet Great Again” grant from the French government

  • Yellowstone Research

    Monica Turner is examining how the patterns of fire and forest recovery are changing

  • Neural Imaging

    Liz Haynes, Halloran lab postdoc, wins first place in Nikon Small World in Motion contest

  • Presentation Prizes

    Emily Setton & Guilherme Gainett win prizes at the 21st International Congress of Arachnology

  • Undergraduate Research

    Emily Setton, incoming PhD student in the Sharma lab, published her undergraduate work in PNAS

  • Featured Course

    Bird observing course, Zoology 521, an experience in finding passion for nature

  • Yellowstone Research

    Members of the Turner lab are examining how the patterns of fire and forest recovery are changing

  • Student Spotlight

    PhD student Carly Ziter shares how green spaces in cities help control floods, store carbon

  • Teaching Award

    Ellen Damschen has been chosen to receive the Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Award

  • Staff Award

    Carlos Peralta, Zoology 151/152 coordinator, receives McBurney Forward in Access Award

  • Faculty Award

    Emily Stanley is the 2018 recipient of the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award

  • Faculty Service

    Tony Stretton and Warren Porter have taught at UW-Madison for 46 years

  • Student Spotlight

    PhD student Jeremy Spool spent a spring living among loons to make a fascinating discovery

  • Student Spotlight

    Nick Davenport, former CMB student, receives MBoC Paper of the Year Award

  • Remembering Ian

    Ian Santino, a landscape architecture student and Zoology 151/152 TA, has passed away

  • Emeritus Faculty

    ‘Free-range scientist’ Steve Carpenter remains inspired, inspiring — even in retirement

  • Raging Wildfire

    Monica Turner shares findings from Yellowstone research in The New York Times

  • Faculty Focus

    Hilary Dugan will join the department and the CFL in January as an Assistant Professor

  • Lake Health

    Emily Stanley shares findings from climate change research in The New York Times

  • Museum News

    Campus museums recreate ‘cabinet of natural history’ digitally

  • Model Lake

    Steve Carpenter sounds a warning for Lake Mendota on the cover of Isthmus Magazine

  • Tropical Research

    Ecologist Jacob Usinowicz discovers coexistence is path to diversity in tropical trees

  • Yellowstone Research

    Monica Turner shares insights from research in Yellowstone National Park

  • Plentiful Planarians

    Phil Newmark studies the regenerative properties of these small, nondescript flatworms

  • Jumping Worms

    Citizen scientists scour the Madison area for this invasive species

  • Cool Science Images 2020

    iBio’s graduate student Guilherme Gainett and Assistant Professor Prashant P. Sharma are winners!

  • Faculty Award

    Jeff Hardin is one of ten selected for WARF named professorships

  • Brain Trust

    Tony Stretton has been featured in On Wisconsin Magazine for his dedication to UW-Madison

  • Research Publication

    Postdocs Jesús Ballesteros and Carlos Santibáñez López publish the first genome-scale phylogeny of arachnids that samples all orders

  • Cannibal Insects

    John Orrock examines how plants under attack can turn hungry caterpillars into cannibals

  • Sea spiders are tougher and older than you might think!

    iBio’s Jesús Ballesteros, Carlos Santibáñez López, Emily Setton, and Prashant Sharma co-authored a paper on sea spider evolution.

  • Sunny Seminars

    Emily Stanley hosts her Limnology seminar outside at a different park every week.