Dave O’Connor’s first successful foray into high-throughput computing (HTC) has opened the door to vast new possibilities in his research on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS.
Morgridge Institute, Morgridge Center partnership expands hands-on science activities in South Madison
Afterschool Expeditions is a program in which elementary and middle school students engage in structured, hands-on science activities at the Discovery Building. Now, with the help of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and its Badger Volunteers, this program expanded into a South Madison location for fall 2015.
The Morgridge Institute’s medical engineering team brought UW-Madison clinicians to the Advanced Fabrication Laboratory, or “Fab Lab,” Oct. 1 to celebrate the launch of the BerbeeWalsh Prototype Pathway. Part of a multi-year, $300,000 commitment by Dr. James Berbee and Karen Walsh, the prototype pathway is meant to help spur medical device innovations by supporting collaborations […]
Select coverage of the Morgridge Institute project using stem cells to screen drugs and chemicals includes the NIH Director’s blog, Scientific American, AAAS Radio and Forbes Magazine.
A new system developed by scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research and the University of Wisconsin-Madison may provide a faster, cheaper and more biologically relevant way to screen drugs and chemicals that could harm the developing brain.
A daylong special event in the Discovery Building, located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, on Saturday, October 10, will explore health, happiness and well-being across the lifespan. The Morgridge Institute for Research and Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation are teaming with UW-Madison to host the free event, which will feature entertaining talks and hands-on activities […]
MADISON — A robot zoo, carbonated fruit, and virtual reality simulations are just a handful of experiences to be had at the 2015 Wisconsin Science Festival, held this year from Oct. 22-25. Now in its fifth year, the festival continues to grow with more than 30 communities hosting activities statewide—from Ashland to Madison to the […]
Pilar Ossorio, the Morgridge Institute for Research bioethicist in residence, will serve on an international committee convened by the National Academies of Science (NAS) to address the ethically challenging frontiers of human gene editing technology. “The idea is to help both governments and scientists around the world develop norms, and for funding agencies to develop […]
The announcement today of $250 million being raised for the University of Wisconsin-Madison through the John and Tashia Morgridge Match program is truly inspirational. At a pivotal time for the university, this effort supports a critical mass of new endowed professorships that will help attract and retain the very best talent to Wisconsin. Thanks to […]
The Morgridge Institute Metabolism Initiative is pleased to announce the Metabolism Colloquium, an ongoing series open to all UW-Madison faculty, staff, students and invited guests. Click here to register today! The colloquium will feature local and invited lecturers and bring together metabolism researchers to share ideas, expertise and resources. The meetings will take place on […]