Prof. Michael Draney (Biology and Natural and Applied Sciences) was featured in a news story about why mosquitoes are thriving in Northeast Wisconsin. More via Mosquitoes thriving thanks to Northeast Wisconsin’s wet weather | wearegreenbay.com.
Kristen Shaver (nutritional science) was awarded the Monato Rural Health Essay Prize for her essay, Immunizations Among Plain Communities. The work details her research about immunizations in Mennonite communities in rural Wisconsin in light of current public health recommendations for vaccines.
UW-Green Bay students looking to identify new life-saving antibiotics are getting some help from the Green Bay Packers. UW-Green Bay science students are taking part in the worldwide “Tiny Earth” initiative that uses a global network of college students in 15 countries and almost every state in the U.S. to identify new antibiotics produced by bacteria […]
“The next big thing to emerge from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields might not be a player. It could be life-saving bacteria instead. A team of student researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims […]
The Tiny Earth project—a network of instructors and students from UW-Green Bay and local high schools—works to identify bacteria in the ground that can cure antibiotic-resistant diseases. The Packers donated a soil sample from one of their practice fields for the project. See more via Packers’ practice field soil could help UW-Green Bay students find solutions […]
The next big win emerging from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields could be life-saving bacteria. Student and faculty researchers from UW-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the Packers’ Clark Hinkle Field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims to identify bacteria in the earth strong enough […]
The Green Bay Packers partnered with UW-Green Bay as part of a global research project looking to fight against the rise of drug-resistant diseases. Tiny Earth is an initiative using a global network of college students to identify new life-saving antibiotics produced by bacteria in soil. “Soil is a very rich trove of places where […]
“Local students looking to identify new life-saving antibiotics are getting some help from the Green Bay Packers. UW-Green Bay science students are taking part in the worldwide ‘Tiny Earth’ initiative that uses a global network of college students in 15 countries and almost every state in the U.S., to identify new antibiotics produced by bacteria […]
The next medical breakthrough in drug-resistant diseases could be coming from college students. “There’s a real need,” said UW-Green Bay Professor Brian Merkel (biology). “This is only going to intensify, this pressure to find new antibiotics because, quite simply, there’s infections for which nothing on the shelf works anymore.” The race is on for the […]
During the last few weeks of August, Wisconsin saw a large amount of blue-green algae coming into bloom around the state. After a report of three healthy dogs in North Carolina dying minutes after swimming in a lake went viral online, the concern in Wisconsin grew quickly, as Lake Winnebago, Lake Mendota and other bodies […]