2017 "UW Science Expeditions" Campus Open House
Leaf Cutter Ant Display Colony
Saturday, April 1, 2017
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Microbe Place, Microbial Sciences
Watch some of the world's smallest farmers--the leaf cutter ants--forage for leaves and talk with researchers about how the ants also cultivate microbes for food and defense. Find out how this research into ants & their microbes may lead to new antibiotics. Connect with science programs & venues that welcome you all year round to come to your public land-grant research university to experience science as exploring the unknown.