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These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.

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Bat Fungus

Tony L. Goldberg

Professor, Pathobiological Sciences; Associate Director for Research, Global Health Institute

Goldberg, an expert on emerging infectious diseases of humans and animals, can discuss the bat-killing fungus now found in 25 states.

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Origins of Beer

Chris Todd Hittinger

Assistant professor, genetics

Hittinger, an expert on the evolution of yeast carbon metabolism, can discuss his new research finding that firms up the origin of cold-adapted yeasts that make cold beer.

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David M. McDonald

Professor, history

McDonald, an expert on Russian history and the politics of contemporary Russia, can discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

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