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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Mentoring at Morgridge

Mentoring at Morgridge

When Ava VanDommelen was seven, she asked for her first microscope for Christmas. Now, at 17-years-old, she’s using microscopy to explore cancer tumors and the immune system at the Morgridge Institute for Research.Read more >
Two Morgridge scientists place in 2018 Cool Science Image Contest

Two Morgridge scientists place in 2018 Cool Science Image Contest

Two scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research—Jayhun Lee and Jiaye “Henry” He—were named winners in the 2018 Cool Science Image Contest, competing against more than 170 submitted images and videos.Read more >
Fearless Science

Fearless Science

In a new report, we meet the scientists driven to understand the mysteries of biology and alleviate human suffering from disease. Take a look inside as we explore science at the Morgridge Institute for Research. Read the report >

Featured EventCrossroads of Ideas: A Head of our Time?

May 1 @ 7:00 pm

This talk, which features Susan Lederer, professor of medical history and bioethics at UW-Madison, is in commemoration of the bicentennial of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

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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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