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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Tapping the ‘wild collaboration’ within biomedical engineers

By partnering with the Morgridge Institute for Research, BME landed internationally recognized optical imaging pioneers Melissa Skala and Jan Huisken to their new faculty ranks.Read more >

‘Crossroads of Ideas’ to lead spring 2017 with new WID director

The “Crossroads of Ideas” campus lecture series will kick off the spring 2017 season with a talk from the new Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) Director Jo Handelsman on the worldwide threat of declining soils.Read more >

Blue Sky Science: How do bees make honey?

Most bee species do not make honey, but those that do—as you might guess—are specifically called honey bees.Read more >

Our Mission

Improve human health by conducting and translating innovative, interdisciplinary biomedical research in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, by leveraging our collective strengths in research and education.

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