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2016

Will Gross, Landen Nickel and Stacy (Yin Chun) Lin join the lab (9/2016)

Katie Hurley successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation (7/2016)

Ian Sparks joins the lab (6/2016)

Crystal De Jesus joins the lab for the summer (6/2016)

Congrats to Matt Lammers, Bradley Reynolds, Brad Maerz, Kristy Stevlingson, Brice Blahnik and KC Faulkner on graduating (5/2016)

Congrats to Ti-Yu on receiving the William R & Dorothy E. Sullivan Wisconsin Distinguished Fellowship (4/2016)

Thiago receives the Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Award (3/2016)

George successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation (2/2016) 

Soren Rozema joins the lab (2/2016)

2015

Manohary successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation (11/2016)

Congrats to Matt Lammers for receiving the Trewartha senior thesis grant (11/2015)

Dana Dahhan (Biochemistry), Lindsey Orgren (Chemistry), Niecia Flikweert (Chemistry), and Trisha Tucholski (Chemistry) join the lab for rotations (10/2015)

Congrats to Matt S. for receiving the Warf Discovery Challenge Research Award (10/2015)

Congrats to Madhu for receiving the ASM Capstone Award (10/2015)

Harriet Saunders (IPiB), Sebastien Ortiz (IPiB), and Gary Wilson (Chemistry) join the lab for rotations (9/2015)

Congrats to Katie Brenner for winning the Doyenne Group's 5x5x5 pitch competition (9/2015)

Congrats to Katie Brenner for winning the Pressure Chamber startup competition (8/2015)

Visiting postdoc, Siseon Lee joins the lab (8/2015)

Visiting Professor, Robert Mitchell joins the lab (8/2015)

Research Scientist, Mike Killoran joins the lab (7/2015)

Katie Brenner received a NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship (5/2015)

Katie Brenner won the Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Competition (5/2015)

Congrats to Madhu on graduating (5/2015)

Linda will be attending the CSHL Bacterial Genetics course (5/2015)

Thiago received a poster award from the Pearlman Symposium (5/2015)

Bradley received the ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship (5/2015)

Emily received a CALS research fellowship (4/2015)

John received the William R. & Dorothy E. Sullivan Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (4/2015)

Ti-Yu received the Dr. James Chieh-Hsia Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (4/2015)

Matt received a Hilldale Fellowship (4/2015)

Bradley, KC, and Matt received the Biochemistry undergraduate summer research scholarship (4/2015)


2014

Katie Brenner named For Women in Science Fellow (11/2014)

Postdoc Fellow, Kelly Schwartz joins the lab (9/2014)

Earl receives an MS in Microbiology (8/2014)

Justnya Barys and Mikolaj Babiak join the lab for the summer (7/2014)

High school student Jake Pfund joins the lab for the summer (6/2014)

Madhu receives a CALS undergrad Fellowship (5/2014)

John receives a William H. Peterson Fellowship (4/2014)

Ti-Yu receives a William H. Peterson Fellowship (4/2014)

Victoria receives a Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship (4/2014)

Katie H. receives an AFPE pre-doctoral fellowship (4/2014)

Doug receives the Pound Research Award, CALS, UW-Madison (4/2014)

Undergraduates Brad Maerz and Emily Sheely join the lab (1/2014)


2013

Brandon Hoover joins the lab (12/2013)

Peter Newhouse (MDTP) joins the lab for his rotation (11/2013)

Evgeny Shishkova and Michael Andreas (IPiB) join the lab for rotations (11/2013)

Postdoc fellow, Linda Hu joins the lab (11/2013)

Murshid Alam (IPiB) joins the lab for rotation. (10/2013)

Brandon Hoover (Biophysics) joins the lab for his rotation. (10/2013)

Postdoc fellow, Lars Renner joins the lab. (9/2013)

Tyler Stanage joins the lab for his rotation (09/2013)

Local 7th grade teacher Noah Edelstein joins the lab as an RET summer intern (06/2013)

Katie receives an AAPS Graduate Fellowship; John and Manohary receive the WARF Research Assistant Award (06/2013)

Doug receives tenure (06/2013)

Postdoctoral fellow Rina Maeda joins the lab (06/2013)

Doug selected to 2014-2015 Defense Science Study Group (06/2013)

REU student Sam Anderson joins the lab (06/2013)

John, Katie, and Piercen in the news (03/2013)

Congratulations to Ryan Sacotte; recent graduate in biochemistry@UW-Madison (05/2013)

Undergraduate students KC Faulkner and Kristy Stevlingson join the lab (05/2013)

Doug receives a Vilas Associate Award, UW-Madison (05/2013)

Doug receives the ASCB Early Career Life Scientist Award (05/2013)

Madhu receives a Hilldale Research Fellowship (05/2013)

Julia receives an NSF graduate research fellowship (04/2013)

Postdoctoral fellow Jindong Zan joins the lab (03/2013)

Undergraduate students Bradley Reynolds and Matt Lammers join the lab (02/2013)

Doug receives a Vilas Associate Award from UW-Madison (02/2013)


2012

Jenna received the degree of Ph.D. (12/2012)

Graduate students Ti-Yu Lin, Julia Nepper, Matt Stilwell and Rishi Trivedi join the lab (12/2012)

Visiting graduate student Na Yin joins the lab (12/2012)

Graduate students Elisa Frankel (IPiB) and Sandy Tseng (IPiB) join the lab for their rotation (11/2012)

Graduate students Ti-Yu Lin (IPiB), Matt Stilwell (Biophysics), and Rishi Trivedi (Biophysics) join the lab for their rotation (10/2012)

Hannah receives the degree of Ph.D. (09/2012)

Graduate students Elizabeth Chan (MDTP), Julia Nepper (Biophysics), Vladimir Vinnick, and Taylor Whalig (IPiB) join the lab for their rotation (09/2012)

Jean-Marie returns to the lab for his annual vacation (08/2012)

Lars becomes a Group Leader at Technical University Dresden (09/2012)

Manohary received the Mao Distinguished Graduate Research Fellowship (07/2012)

Tristan Abbott and Madhusudan Rajendran join the lab as undergraduate research assistants (07/2012)

Graduate student Grischa Chen (MDTP) joins the lab for a rotation (06/2012)

Jack and Daniel receive the degree of M.S. (06/2012)

Marie receives the degree of Ph.D. (06/2012)

Sergio returns to the lab (06/2012)

High school teacher Melissa Hemling returns to the lab via the MRSEC RET program (06/2012)

Summer undergraduate researchers Eva Serem and Endia Blunt join the lab (06/2012)

Graduate student Katie Hurley joins the lab (05/2012)

Dr. Maoquan Zhou joins the lab as an Assistant Scientist (05/2012)

Ryan receives a Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship (04/2012)

Lars receives the Boyer Postdoctoral Award (02/2012)

Hannah receives the IPiB Graduate Mentoring Award (02/2012)

Matt receives the degree of Ph.D. (02/2012)

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Piercen Oliver joins the lab (01/2012)


2011

Graduate students Tucker Carrocci (IPiB) and Earl Yoon (MDTP) join the lab for a rotation (11/2011)

Hannah Sandock joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistant (11/2011)

Mila Elich joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistant (10/2011)

Sonia receives a Mary Shine Peterson Scholarship, UW-Madison (10/2011)

Graduate students Matthew Zmudka (IPiB), Josue Baeza (IPiB), and Mengyi Cao (MDTP) join the lab for a rotation (10/2011)

Doug receives the NIH Director's New Innovator Award (09/2011)

Doug and Jenna teach at the Caltech Bioengineering Bootcamp (09/2011)

Graduate students Greg Larson (IPiB), John Crooks (IPiB), and Thiago Santos (MDTP) join the lab for a rotation (09/2011)

Elementary and high school teachers Iris Lenske and Melissa Hemling arrive through for a summer internship via the MRSEC RET program (05/2011)

Sonia receives an ASM undergraduate research fellowship (05/2011)

Troy discusses nanoscience in elementary schools on TEDxMadtown (05/2011)

Undergrads Kelsey McLimans and Alex Stehle return as summer interns for science outreach (05/2011)

Elementary school teacher Portia Meyer returns as a summer intern (05/2011)

Elementary school teacher Troy Dassler returns for the summer through the MRSEC RET program (05/2011)

Weibel lab participates in the National Science Olympiad National Tournament at UW-Madison (05/2011)

Sonia receives a Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship (04/2011)

Nate receives an NSF graduate fellowship (04/2011)

Jenna receives the Senator Robert Caldwell Graduate Fellowship (03/2011)

Electrical engineering graduate student Sergio Lopez Aristizabal arrives from the University of San Paulo, Brazil (03/2011)

Dr. Tilo Pompe visits the lab from the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research, Dresden (03/2011)

Norah Ntambi joins the lab (02/2011)

Matt receives the IPiB undergraduate mentoring award (02/2011)

Biochemistry sophomore Zhou Zhong joins the lab (01/2010)

Doug receives a Basil O'Connor Research Award from the March of Dimes Foundation (01/2011)


2010

CBM graduate student Daniel Pauw joins the lab (12/2010)

Chemical biology graduate student David Korasick joins the lab for a rotation (10/2010)

Chemical biology graduate student Heather Hodges joins the lab for a rotation (09/2010)

IPiB graduate student Naomi Walsh joins the lab for a rotation (09/2010)

Graduate student Jack Ho (Biomedical Engineering) joins the lab (09/2010)

Judyta Wegrzyn and Monika Pyzalska visit the lab for Aug from the Garstecki Group, Polish Academy of Sciences (07/2010)

Jenna is selected as a 2010 Society of General Physiology Scholar (07/2010)

Doug is named a DuPont Young Professor (07/2010)

Bon voyage Jean-Marie!  (07/2010)

Matt receives a WARF Research Assistant Award (06/2010)

Undergrads Kelsey Mclimans and Alex Stehle join the lab for the summer for MicroExplorers outreach development (06/2010)

Troy Dassler (MRSEC RET), Portia Meyer, and Wendy Zucker (MRSEC RET) join the lab for the summer for MicroExplorers outreach development (05/2010)

High school student John Ntambi joins the lab for the summer (05/2010)

Freshmen Anyi Wang and Ryan Sacotte join the lab (05/2010)

MicroExplorers in the news (05/2010)

Sean receives an outstanding senior award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (04/2010)

Lars receives a postdoctoral fellowship from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (04/2010)

Sonia receives a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship (04/2010)

Doug receives an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship (02/2010)

Troy Dassler receives a Toyota TAPESTRY grant (02/2010)

Jean-Marie Swiecicki joins the lab (02/2010)

Chemistry 106 students Anyi Wang and Tom Henrich join the lab (02/2010)

Jenna Eun receives a Genentech Graduate Fellowship (01/2010)


2009

Biophysics graduate student Eric Downes is back for another rotation (12/2009)

IPiB graduate student Manohary Rajendram joins the lab (12/2009)

Chemistry graduate student Purba Mukerjee joins the lab (11/2009)

IPiB graduate students Xin Chen and Jess Feldman join the lab for a rotation (11/2009)

IPiB graduate student Ben Mueller joins the lab for a rotation (10/2009)

Biophysics graduate student Eric Downes joins the lab for a rotation (10/2009)

IPiB graduate students Manohary Rajendram and Amelia Still join the lab for a rotation (09/2009)

Collaborator Andy Utada visits from the t-lab (09/2009)

Weibel receives a DARPA Young Faculty Award (09/2009)

Copeland and Weibel teach a session at the Caltech Bootcamp (09/2009)

Eduardo Neale-Silva Scholar Ignacio Cabrera joins the lab from the University of Chile (08/2009)

Biomedical Engineering graduate student George Auer joins the lab (08/2009)

Collaborator Andy Utada visits from the t-lab (07/2009)

Postdoctoral Fellow Lars Renner joins the lab from the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research, Dresden (07/2009)

MRSEC RET Fellow Troy Dassler joins the lab for the summer. Troy is a first grade teacher at the Aldo Leopold School, Madison (06/2009)

Tomasz Kaminski visits the lab for the summer from the groups of Robert Holyst and Piotr Garstecki, Polish Academy of Sciences (06/2009)

Jenna Eun receives the William R. & Dorothy E. Sullivan Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (06/2009)

Sean McMaster receives a Barry Goldwater Scholarship (04/2009)

MicroExplorers in the news: National Science Teachers Association (03/2009)

MicroExplorers plans several upcoming science outreach events for K-6 students (03/2009)

Doug receives the Research-Service Grant Award from UW-Madison (03/2009)

Cambridge High School Senior, Sarah Schroeder, joins the lab as a participant in the Youth Apprenticeship Program in Biotechnology (03/2009)

Hannah heads to Rob Phillip's group at Caltech (01/2009)


2008

Postdoctoral Fellow Vladimir Smeianov joins the lab (12/2008)

IPiB graduate student Marie Foss joins the lab (12/2008)

Biophysics graduate student Corey Anderson joins the lab for a rotation (11/2008)

IPiB graduate student Rachel Kubiak joins the lab for a rotation (10/2008)

Microbiology graduate student Jared Winkelman joins the lab for a rotation (10/2008)

Jenna Eun receives Honorable Mention from the Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge for her image entitled 'Polymazing' (09/2008)

Postdoctoral Fellow Shane Flickinger joins the lab from UT Southwestern Medical Center (07/2008)

Weibel Lab research on biofilms highlighted in Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge (06/2008)

MRSEC RET Fellow Troy Dassler joins the lab for the summer. Troy is a first grade teacher at the Aldo Leopold School, Madison, WI (06/2008)

Hannah departs for the summer Physiology Course at the Marine Biological Lab at Woods Hole (06/2008)

Susan Huang, a junior at West High School, joins the lab for the summer (06/2008)

IPiB rotation student Elise Wagner joins the lab for the summer (06/2008)

Doug receives a Searle Scholar Award (05/2008)

Doug receives the ICAAC Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Microbiology (05/2008)

Joe Molenda receives a research fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology (04/2008)

Matt Copeland awarded Honorable Mention for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (04/2008)

Charlie Burns and Sean McMaster receive Hilldale Fellowships (04/2008)

Doug Weibel receives a 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award (02/2008)

Abbey Vangeloff and Matt Copeland receive NIH Biotechnology Training Program Predoctoral Fellowships (01/2008)


2007

Biochemistry students Ye Jin "Jenna" Eun,  Abishek Murali Mohan, and Abbey Vangeloff join the lab (12/2007)

Tanner Peelen (sophomore) joins the lab (12/2007)

Microbiology rotation student Alex Tucker joins the lab (12/2007)

Mariko Hasebe receives a Mary Shine Peterson Scholarship (11/2007)

Sean McMaster, with teammates Nathan Klapoetke and Dave Peterson, present at the iGEM 2007 Jamboree at MIT (11/2007)

The Weibel Lab welcomes Biochemistry rotation students Marcel Bartik nd Mandy Burnham (10/2007)

Biochemistry rotation student David Zhang joins the lab for the summer (06/2007)

Tae Won "Bryce" Kim (sophomore) and Mariko Hasebe (senior) join the group (06/2007)

Joe Molenda receives a Hilldale Fellowship (06/2007)