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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COVID-19

Discovery Building closes to public; stay informed on COVID-19 pandemic

As of March 18, the Discovery Building, home of the Morgridge Institute for Research, will be closed to the public. All public events in the building are canceled. Visit here for important COVID-19 updates.
Third Annual Bioethics Cartooning Contest Winners

Third Annual Bioethics Cartooning Contest Winners

Charlotte Kanzler, a first-year graduate student in the UW-Madison Cellular and Molecular Biology program and a member of the Phil Newmark lab at Morgridge, took the top prize in the third annual Ethics Cartooning Contest.
Tim Grant: Making sense of cellular machinery

Tim Grant: Making sense of cellular machinery

Tim Grant, a cryo-electron microscopy pioneer, joins the Morgridge Institute this month as the newest investigator. Grant joins a growing collaboration at UW-Madison where he will use cryo-EM to help biologists see the structure of molecules within cells.

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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