Department of Microbiology News

Jo Handelsman of White House Office of Science and Technology to Speak Monday

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to meet Jo Handelsman, associate director for science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on Monday. Handelsman will discuss “The National Microbiome Initiative: Opportunities for Research and Policy” at 3:30 p.m. in Room 32 of the Alumni Memorial Building.

News Sentinel Talks to Jonsson about Deadly Mouse Virus

The Knoxville News Sentinel recently interviewed UT’s Colleen Jonsson who this summer is overseeing a group of undergraduate students from across the country who are using mathematical modeling to study how hantavirus spreads.

In Memoriam: Dwayne Savage

Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.