RSVP for the November 16 virtual event on how federally funded university research fuels the Wisconsin economy

Join for a free virtual luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 16 on how federally funded university research fuels the Wisconsin economy.The luncheon, which goes from noon to 1 p.m., will feature university scientists talking about the cutting-edge research happening in Wisconsin and how their work is addressing key national challenges.

The event will begin with opening remarks from Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. The event will then continue with a moderated panel discussion and then shift to questions submitted from the audience.


We will send you a link to access the webinar on the morning of the event.

Panel members:

Jeanne Hossenlopp, Marquette University’s vice president for research and innovation. She is a professor of chemistry and served as vice provost for research Graduate School dean from 2010 to 2015.


Sandra McLellan, professor in the School of Freshwater Sciences at UW-Milwaukee. Her research focuses on the connections between environmental processes and human health.


Katarina Marie Braun, a UW-Madison medical student who has a PhD in cellular and molecular biology and has done extensive research work on flu and COVID viruses.


Dr. Shekar N. Kurpad, of the Medical College of Wisconsin, who has extensive research experience in spinal cord injury and is internationally recognized in the field of imaging biomarkers for spinal cord injury and cervical myelopathy.


Partners for this event include: Marquette University, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, Medical College of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Technology Council.

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