Contact Us

Mailing Address

Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC)
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, Wisconsin  53706-1598

Questions? 

If you have questions, please contact us at:

Hours

  • Sample Drop-Off Hours (Russell Labs Hours)
    ~6:00 am – ~6:00 pm, Monday – Friday
    (excluding UW-Madison holidays)
  • Clinic Staff Hours
    8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday
    (excluding UW-Madison holidays)
  • Special Hours
    Saturdays (by appointment)

Campus Map

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Aerial Building Map:

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Directions – From the West

  • From U.S. Hwy. 12 or U.S. Hwy. 14, take University Avenue east onto campus.
  • Turn left (north) onto Charter Street.
  • Turn left (west) onto Linden Drive.
  • Travel west to the intersection of Linden Drive and Babcock Drive. Russell Labs is the building on the northwest corner of this intersection.
  • Parking:
    • Parking Meters
      There are parking meters available on Linden Drive across the street from Russell Labs, near the Babcock Dairy Store.
    • Parking Ramp
      Longer-term parking is available in the parking ramp (Lot 36) located on the north side of Russell Labs on Observatory Drive (across the street from the Allen Centennial Gardens).
  • Come in the entrance show above. The Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic (PDDC) is in Room 183, on the right side of the hallway

Directions – From the East

  • From Interstate 90, take U.S. Hwy. 14/18 (the “Beltline”) west.
  • Take the Park Street exit north into the city.
  • Turn left (west) onto University Avenue.
  • Turn right (north) onto Charter Street.
  • Turn left (west) onto Linden Drive.
  • At the third stop sign you will be at the intersection of Linden Drive and Babcock Drive. Russell Labs is the building on the northwest corner of this intersection.
  • Parking:
    • Parking Meters
      There are parking meters available on Linden Drive across the street from Russell Labs, near the Babcock Dairy Store.
    • Parking Ramp
      Longer-term parking is available in the parking ramp (Lot 36) located on the north side of Russell Labs on Observatory Drive (across the street from the Allen Centennial Gardens).
  • Come in the entrance show above. The Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic (PDDC) is in Room 183, on the right side of the hallway.

Special Notes

  • Due to construction, call the PDDC for up-to-the-minute driving and parking information.
  • Clinic staff often may be out doing outreach work or may be working on samples in other rooms in Russell Labs. If you would like to talk with a PDDC staff member when you submit your sample, please call or email ahead to verify staff availability.

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