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Name: Teresa Balser
Member Since: June 8th, 2007
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Dr. Teresa Balser is currently and Assistant Professor in the Dpeartment of Soil Science at the University of Wisconsin. Research interests include microbial mediation of ecosystem response to global changes in land use/cover, atmospheric chemistry, carbon and nutrient cycling, or spread of exotic species; linkages between above and belowground diversity; use of microbial data in ecosystem models; soil carbon sequestration; and interdisciplinary graduate education and training.


Academic record

Ph.D. Soil Science, 2000, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley CA

A.B. Biology, 1992, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH , cum laude

A.B. Earth Sciences, 1992, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH , cum laude


Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin

2001- Affiliate, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Group, University of Wisconsin

2001- Affiliate, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin

2005 Visiting Research Associate, part-time, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Japan

2000-01 Visiting Scholar, part-time, Institute fur Umweltwissenschaften, Z├╝rich Switzerland

2000-01 Visiting Scholar, part-time, University of California , Berkeley

2000-01 Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University

1999-00 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of California , Berkeley

1992-00 Graduate Research Assistant, University of California , Berkeley

1996 Instructor, Soil Microbiology Laboratory

1991 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

1989 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH