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October 2023

Badger Talk: High Throughput DNA Sequencing & its Impact on our World

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eager Free Public Library, 39 W Main St.
Evansville, WI 53536 United States
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Joshua Hyman, director of the DNA Synthesis and Sequencing Facility at the UW-Madison Biotechnology Center, will speak at the Eager Free Public Library on what happens when we can sequence everything. Researchers can now sequence the full genome of an individual, every letter of the DNA in a person’s chromosomes, in days, not years, for a cost of five thousand dollars. This will soon be possible in hours and for a cost of a thousand dollars or less. Equipment required…

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Badger Talk: Sustainability and the Coming Decade

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Spring GreenCommunityLibrary, 230 E Monroe St
Spring Green, WI 53588 United States
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This is a free, in-person event at the Spring Green Community Library hosted by River Valley Commons and the Morrill Lecture Series as a part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. No registration is necessary. We face a transition from the way things used to be to the ways things are. What is driving that transition? What does change mean in terms of rural Wisconsin? With any change comes opportunities. How do those opportunities present themselves in small towns? Professor (emeritus)…

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Badger Talk: Groundbreaking Research at UW-Madison: Working with Communities to Advance Wisconsin

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Highway G
Ashland, WI 54806 United States
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This talk highlights exemplary, innovative community-engaged research by teams of UW faculty, staff, students and community partners around the state in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Specifically stressing projects in environmental, health and other sciences within the last 5-6 years, defined by the communities who seek UW expertise to aid in solving wicked problems, these projects have made a lasting impact across the state. Elizabeth Tryon, expert on campus-community partnerships, community-engaged learning/research, global engagement, and…

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