I was so honored to be selected from a large pool of applicants to present my research and represent the graduate student population of UW-Madison at the Wisconsin State Capitol on April 10th. We simply chatted with Wisconsin legislators and the legislators aides regarding science, and the importance of research. I provided small flyers as well as brought along my plush microbe of Listeria monocytognges! Graduate students such as myself urged our representatives on the importance of governmental funding for scientific development.
To read more about the event and check out additional photos, check out the button below to redirect you to the News Article written regarding the event. Look closely, and you might even see the back of my head in one of the pictures..