UW-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research will get $22.7 million over six years from the National Institutes of Health to create a national center for imaging techniques that flash-freeze biological molecules to let scientists see a better picture of their function.
“A mill won’t last long if there is no mine, but a mill is required to get the products to the market,” Morgridge investigator Melissa Skala said during a Wisconsin Technology Council webinar. “What I find so powerful about the Endless Frontier Act is that it supports both the mine and the mill to benefit innovation across the spectrum.”
Morgridge investigator Melissa Skala participated in a Wisconsin Technology Council webinar promoting bipartisan support for the Endless Frontier Act, which would bolster national research funding.
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.
When Morgridge investigator Jing Fan thinks about metabolism, she is focused on the complicated network of biochemical reactions. Her lab has been working on understanding metabolism in a quantitative, systematic way.