Leadership

CEO

Brad Schwartz, MD

Brad Schwartz is Chief Executive Officer of the Morgridge Institute for Research, a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to interdisciplinary biomedical research in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Schwartz is a physician-scientist whose research and clinical activities focus on hemostasis, and who has a deep commitment to the mission of public research universities.

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Scientific Leadership

Paul Ahlquist

Paul Ahlquist

Virology

Ahlquist, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of oncology, molecular virology and plant pathology, directs the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology.

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Brian Bockelman

Brian Bockelman

Core Computation

Bockelman, a principal investigator in core computation, is enabling high-throughput research computing to facilitate leading-edge science across the Morgridge Institute, UW-Madison and beyond.

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Jason Cantor

Jason Cantor

Metabolism

Cantor, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Metabolism Theme, an assistant professor of biochemistry and affiliate in biomedical engineering, studies how environmental factors impact metabolic regulation in regards to cancer and immunology.

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Kevin Eliceiri

Kevin Eliceiri

Medical Engineering

Eliceiri, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme, is director of the Fab Lab and UW-Madison Laboratory for Computational and Optical Instrumentation where he designs and develops engineering solutions to address biomedical challenges.

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Jing Fan

Jing Fan

Metabolism

Fan, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Metabolism Theme and an assistant professor of nutritional sciences, studies the cancer of metabolism.

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Anthony Gitter

Anthony Gitter

Virology

Gitter, a principal investigator in the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology and assistant professor of biostatistics and medical informatics, designs algorithms to connect experimental data to study cancer and viruses.

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Timothy Grant

Timothy Grant

Virology

Grant, a principal investigator in the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology and an assistant professor of biochemistry, develops and applies new methods for improved imaging and image analysis by cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM).

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Jan Huisken

Jan Huisken

Medical Engineering

Huisken, a visiting professor of integrative biology, directs the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme and is a leader in light sheet microscopy.

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Miron Livny

Miron Livny

Core Computation

Livny is Chief Technology Officer of the Morgridge Institute and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and leads the Morgridge Core Computational Technology research area.

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Phil Newmark

Phil Newmark

Regnerative Biology

Newmark, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of zoology, is a principal investigator and the Burnell R. Roberts Chair in Regenerative Biology at the Morgridge Institute.

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Pilar Ossorio

Pilar Ossorio

Bioethics

Ossorio, professor of law and bioethics, serves as the inaugural Morgridge Bioethics Scholar-in-Residence.

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Dave Pagliarini

Dave Pagliarini

Metabolism

Pagliarini, an associate professor of biochemistry and expert on mitochondria composition and function, directs the Morgridge Metabolism Theme.

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Melissa Skala

Melissa Skala

Medical Engineering

Skala, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme and professor of biomedical engineering, develops new methods and technologies to understand and combat cancer.

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Ron Stewart

Ron Stewart

Bioinformatics

Stewart, the assistant director of Morgridge Bioinformatics, creates and utilizes sophisticated algorithms for analyzing high-throughput biological data.

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James Thomson

James Thomson

Regenerative Biology

Thomson, the John D. MacArthur Professor in medicine and public health and pioneer in stem cell science, directs the Morgridge Regenerative Biology Theme.

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