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Patrick Liesch

Patrick Liesch

Assistant faculty associate, entomology

Expert on insect identification and biology

Jeff Sindelar

Jeff Sindelar

Associate Professor/Extension Meat Specialist, Animal Sciences

Expertise in Meat Science, Meat Processing, and Food Safety.

Thea Whitman

Thea Whitman

Assistant Professor, Soil Science

Expert in soil microbial ecology, soil carbon cycling, and climate change

Simon Gilroy

Simon Gilroy

Professor, Botany

Expert on plant responses to stressful environments, plants and spaceflight, plant cell biology

Alex  Crockford

Alex Crockford

Admin Program Manager/Department of Plant Pathology

Expert on seed potato production from tissue culture through commercial planting and provide leadership to certification program with the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Jo Handelsman

Jo Handelsman

Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Vilas Research Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, and Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Emilia Tjernström

Emilia Tjernström

Assistant professor, Public Affairs and Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert on development economics, with a focus on agricultural technology adoption, social networks, political economy, and the role of beliefs and learning in shaping decision-making.

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expert on chemistry of metals and nutrients in environmental systems, drinking water, and waste disposal.

Todd Newman

Todd Newman

Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication

Expert on the intersection between science and society

Cara Westmark

Cara Westmark

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Expert on Alzheimer's disease, fragile X syndrome and the study of dietary interventions in preclinical models

Adel Talaat

Adel Talaat

Professor of Microbiology; Department of Pathobiological Sciences

Infectious diseases expert with focus on tuberculosis in humans, bovine tuberculosis and Johne's disease in cattle. Expert in food animal vaccines.

John Greenler

John Greenler

Director of Engagement, Energy Analysis and policy Program (EAP)

Expert on engagement, education and outreach related to sustainable energy and related environmental systems

Ming-Yi Chou

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Expert on anything from the vineyard to the wine glass on dining table.

Irwin Goldman

Irwin Goldman

Professor and Chair, horticulture

Expert on public plant breeding, open source seeds, and the breeding of carrots, onions and beets

Tyler Lark

Tyler Lark

Researcher, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Expert on U.S. agricultural land use, conservation, and federal policy

Heather White

Heather White

Associate Professor, Dairy Science; Faculty Director, UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Understanding nutrient partitioning to improve feed efficiency and metabolic health in dairy cows

Zhou Zhang

Zhou Zhang

Assistant Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Expert on data science for agriculture, high-throughput plant phenotyping, hyperspectral remote sensing, sustainable agriculture

Andrew Stevens

Andrew Stevens

Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert on applied agricultural and food policy with interests ranging from US agricultural production to consumer food demand and food security

Brian  McInnes

Brian McInnes

Civil Society and Community Studies

Expert on P-12 Indigenous Education policy and practice, world language immersion education, Indigenous environmental stewardship, and Ojibwe/Potawatomi languages and culture.

Vanessa Herald

Vanessa Herald

Senior Farm to Institution Outreach Specialist, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Expert on linking local and regional foods with the cafeteria setting