Morgridge Institute for Research Fearless Science

The Challenges that Motivate Us

Morgridge Institute scientists recognize that a fundamental understanding of human biology will drive the next big advances in human health. We conduct "fearless science" in some of these promising frontiers.

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Expert panel explores gene-editing controversy at Crossroads of Ideas

Expert panel explores gene-editing controversy at Crossroads of Ideas

In late 2018, a Chinese scientist dropped a bombshell when he announced the birth of the world’s first gene-edited twins, and the scientific community is still grappling with the aftermath and ethical implications.Read more >
Public voting now open for Ethics Cartooning Contest

Public voting now open for Ethics Cartooning Contest

The Morgridge Ethics Cartooning Competition invited entrants to make a cartoon on any ethical issue arising in or from biomedical research. Now, you can help choose the competition winners. Read more >
GrammaTech adds real world benchmarks to SWAMP

GrammaTech adds real world benchmarks to SWAMP

Software development and quality managers that are looking to measure the benefit of static analysis now have a platform to do just that. Real-world benchmarks are now available in the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP).Read more >

Featured EventSaturday Science: Spring in your Step

March 2 @ 10:00 am

Learn about all things spring! Explore what causes the seasons to change, discover the physics behind metal springs, get inspired to grow a garden and more.

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Our Mission

Improve human health through innovative, interdisciplinary biomedical discoveries, spark scientific curiosity and serve society through translational outcomes, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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