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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Morgridge Institute announces John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology

Morgridge Institute announces John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology

The Morgridge Institute for Research is launching the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology, a new transformative research initiative made possible by the philanthropic support of John and Jeanne Rowe.Read more >
Morgridge metabolism fellowship seeks to strengthen the research network

Morgridge metabolism fellowship seeks to strengthen the research network

A graduate fellowship launched this year by the Morgridge Institute for Research will help bring “fresh eyes” to the growing pursuit of metabolism research at UW-Madison.Read more >
Immortal

Immortal: An oral history of stem cell discovery

In November 1998, the journal Science published James Thomson’s groundbreaking work on embryonic stem cells. There has been 20 years of progress since the initial discovery spawned a new field of research, and tremendous potential exists for the future. We reached out to the people who lived it, and they shared the experiences in their own words. This is their story. Read more >

Featured EventSaturday Science: Sounds of the City

June 2 @ 10:00 am

From animals to bridges, parties, sirens, music, boats and laughter, explore the city and all the sounds it makes! Why does the train clickety clack? Do you know why stoplights buzz? How many teeth does a tree grinder have? Can you hear insects walk on a sidewalk?

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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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