88 Instructors around the globe join Tiny Earth in fighting the antibiotic resistance crisis in 2022

Instructors picking and patching isolates for isolate bioassay at the Johns Hopkins TEPI Training in July. Since the formation of Tiny Earth network in 2017 and its prior development, over 700 instructors in 30 countries and 45 U.S states and territories have been trained to teach the Tiny Earth microbiology Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience [...]

2022-08-17T13:57:38-05:00August 17th, 2022|

YVC students gain educational, career benefits during summer research

Students from Yakima Valley College participate in Tiny Earth research with TEPI Matthew Loeser (trained in June 2022 at UW-Madison). Exposure to hands-on research has given students an opportunity to learn new techniques and apply their knowledge “in a stimulating environment.” Although soil science may not be directly related to some students’ future career [...]

2022-08-17T13:27:11-05:00August 17th, 2022|

Scott Larivee

The people of Exact Sciences are working to provide earlier, smarter answers in the fight against cancer. As an associate director, Scott Larrivee leads communications for the company's corporate brand, Pipeline business unit, and Research & Development team. He also creates strategic partnerships and corporate social responsibility efforts to improve communities and create a [...]

2022-05-23T16:49:31-05:00May 20th, 2022|

Kayley Janssen

Dr. Kayley Janssen completed her B.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming. She went on to train in genomic technologies with the National Institutes of Health at Rocky Mountain Laboratories. Dr. Janssen completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Iowa where she studied post transcriptional regulation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Upon [...]

2022-05-20T10:24:34-05:00May 20th, 2022|

Julia Nepper

Dr. Julia Nepper was raised in rural North Carolina and began attending community college at the age of 11. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with degrees in biology and chemistry, and after a postbaccalaureate at UNC-Chapel Hill came to UW–Madison for graduate school. She graduated with a PhD in Biophysics [...]

2022-05-20T10:24:42-05:00May 20th, 2022|

Hannah Pilch

Hannah Pilch earned a Master’s Degree in Comparative Biomedical Science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is currently a microbiologist at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene where her work focuses on tracking and understanding the spread of Sars-Covid-19 in municipal wastewater sewer systems throughout the state of Wisconsin. Her previous research involved 16S [...]

2022-05-20T10:24:50-05:00May 20th, 2022|

Davida Smyth

Dr. Davida S. Smyth received her Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland and completed her postdoctoral training at New York Medical College, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and New York University. She has served as Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Natural Sciences in Mercy College’s [...]

2022-05-20T10:25:00-05:00May 20th, 2022|

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Tiny Earth Protocols Tiny Earth Chemistry Hub (TECH) University of Wisconsin–Madison Dr. Angelo Kolokithias Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Soil Sampling Labeling and Spreading Plates Making a Slant Catalase Test Gram Stain [...]

2022-01-31T16:19:31-06:00January 31st, 2022|
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