Fearless Science Speaker Series

The Fearless Science Speaker Series features Morgridge Institute for Research scientists and collaborators discussing innovative biomedical research. The current series takes place entirely online through webinars. Current topics focus on coronavirus and COVID-19. 

The Morgridge Institute for Research is an independent biomedical institute. Our scientists recognize that a fundamental understanding of human biology will drive the next big advances in human health. We conduct “fearless science” in these promising frontiers.

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Seize the Moment: Adapting old tools for a novel coronavirus

Seize the Moment: Adapting old tools for a novel coronavirus

Morgridge scientists John Brubacher, Anthony Gitter, Brian Bockelman, Ben Cox and Katie Overmyer, joined Gabriella Gerhardt on July 22 for a Fearless Science webinar about rapidly applying technology and methods to answer COVID-19 questions.

Overcoming COVID-19 and future pandemics: new tools to control viral threats

Overcoming COVID-19 and future pandemics: new tools to control viral threats

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Morgridge Investigators Paul Ahlquist and Tony Gitter joined CEO Brad Schwartz in a webinar on June 2nd where they discussed COVID-19 and the broader context of viral pandemics and how we respond to them.