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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Jan Huisken awarded 2020 Lennart Nilsson Award for developments in light-sheet microscopy

Jan Huisken awarded 2020 Lennart Nilsson Award for developments in light-sheet microscopy

Jan Huisken, medical engineering investigator at the Morgridge Institute for Research, has been awarded the 2020 Lennart Nilsson Award for outstanding achievements in biological imaging.
Challenging and fun: Prototype Pathway propels forward-thinking medical engineer

Challenging and fun: Prototype Pathway propels forward-thinking medical engineer

After ten years as a student, mentor, and engineer in the Morgridge Institute, Ben Cox is finishing his postdoctoral fellowship in the BerbeeWalsh Prototype Pathway and heading to the University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Summer Science Workshop helps students form their science identity

Summer Science Workshop helps students form their science identity

The workshop series, which wrapped up in late July, brought more than 100 students and 15 teachers “face-to-face” to learn online from scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research.

COVID-19 Research

Many investigators at the Morgridge Institute are taking on new research challenges to help understand the COVID-19 novel coronavirus and defeat the viral outbreak. Research teams in virology, metabolism, regenerative biology and medical engineering have the expertise and technologies uniquely suited to address the pandemic.

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COVID-19

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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