2017 "UW Science Expeditions" Campus Open House

Leaf Cutter Ant Display Colony

Date
Saturday, April 01, 2017
Time
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location
Microbe Place, Microbial Sciences
Description
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.
Contact
265-2420, zinnen@biotech.wisc.edu