Author: Brian Mattmiller

Tim Grant: Making sense of cellular machinery

Tim Grant, a cryo-electron microscopy pioneer, joins the Morgridge Institute this month as the newest investigator. Grant joins a growing collaboration at UW-Madison where he will use cryo-EM to help biologists see the structure of molecules within cells.

Peering into a more ‘human’ petri dish

The recent development of physiologic media, like other efforts designed to address the modeling capacity of cell culture, holds immense potential to improve understanding of human biology.

Parasite paralysis: A new way to fight schistosomiasis?

The Phillip Newmark Lab has isolated a natural chemical capable of paralyzing the parasitic worm schistosome, opening the door to new ways to combat a neglected tropical disease that sickens more than 240 million people.