• Nisa Karimi

    Grad student Nisa Karimi climbs a baobab (Adansonia perrieri) in the Daraina region of northern Madagascar.  Photo: David Baum

  • Sori on the underside of a fern frond

    Sori on the underside of a fern frond.  Photo: Cara Streekstra

  • Dr. Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis

    Professor Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis.  Photo: Kristin Michels

  • Discovery of new tyrosine pathway enzymes from legumes in the Maeda Lab
  • Oxytropis campestris

    Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea, a legume that is endemic to a handful of lakes in Wisconsin
    photo: John Zaborsky

Birge Hall  Birge Hall, home of the Botany Department


  1. The Tree Detective

    The wood products industry is worth $150 billion a year, with much of that due to illegal logging of endangered forests. But Botany's Alex Wiedenhoeft is on the case, helping customs officials sleuth out which trees have been illegally cut.
  2. Double Honors to the Maeda Lab

    Hiroshi Maeda returns from PSNA meeting with two awards
  3. Pringle travels to New Zealand to talk about invasive fungi

    Anne Pringle recently attended a workshop on invasive fungi in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she began collaborations with New Zealand scientists to explore dynamics of invasive pathogens and mutualists, including the mycorrhizal species Amanita muscaria, which is spreading through New Zealand with wilding pines.

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