UW–Madison researchers lead effort to create a universal coronavirus vaccine

The National Institutes of Health is investing in three teams working to develop a vaccine against a broad range of coronaviruses. Among them is a research collaboration, the Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine consortium, led by UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Professor of Pathobiological Sciences Yoshihiro Kawaoka, who is also a GHI Advisory Committee member.

Work With GHI: Apply to be a Planetary Health Postdoctoral Research Associate

The UW-Madison Global Health Institute is hiring a postdoctoral research associate who will work with GHI Director Jonathan Patz and faculty from The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Applications are due May 14. Requirements: Ideal …

Peru | New potato helps farmers weather the frost

In Peru, the potato plays a big role in the nations identity. Now, a trio of CALS scientists has helped extend this rich tradition by introducing a new, frost-resistant variety that can help Peruvian potato farmers contend with difficult growing conditions caused by a changing climate. It’s the latest outcome of a decades-long collaboration with Peruvian researchers that is still going strong.

Strength in Community: GHI issues its 2017-2018 annual report

“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”