Coronoavirus Courtesy of CDC

Discovery Building closes to public; stay informed on COVID-19 pandemic

As of March 18, the Discovery Building, home of the Morgridge Institute for Research, will be closed to the public. All public events in the building are canceled.

The global outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its associated disease COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.  Below are links to authoritative, frequently updated information at the global, national and state levels on the outbreak, recommended precautions, and  additional relevant resources.  Since the situation is highly dynamic, frequent consultation of these sources is recommended. 

Centers of virology research at UW–Madison and the Morgridge Institute

Due to the continuously emerging and shifting threat of numerous viruses to human health, the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Morgridge Institute are dedicated to fundamental research to understand and control deadly viruses and their diseases.