Richard “Dick” Burgess grew up in Seattle, Washington, received a BS in Chemistry in 1964 at Caltech where he played varsity basketball.
Jo Handelsman is the director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. She has a long history with UW–Madison, having earned her PhD from the university in molecular biology in 1984.
Evolutionary biologist Sean Carroll uses DNA to examine the origin of species. He is a professor of molecular biology and genetics and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UW-Madison.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25