Systems Biology researcher Sushmita Roy is leading an effort putting computational methods to work characterizing the gene regulatory networks responsible for cell differentiation.
The upshot of the study from researchers in the Epigenetics theme at WID is another indictment of the so-called Western diet, high in saturated fats, sugar, and red meat.
Xuehua Zhong describes an epigenetic mechanism behind plant aging for the first time in a ground-breaking new paper in eLife.
BIONATES Lih-Sheng “Tom” Turng works in tandem with Morgridge Institute for Research scientist James Thomson to create scaffolds for small diameter arteries.
Kris Saha with colleagues David Beebe and Christian Capitini aim to develop improved methods for making CAR T-Cells with a two-year grant from the NSF.
WID Optimization researchers have partnered with faculty across campus to work on ways to use computers to make better use of human brain power.
Systems Biology researchers Deborah Chasman and Sushmita Roy are using machine learning to identify virus and pathogenicity-specific regulatory networks which may guide the design of effective therapeutics for infectious diseases. The work is described in a recent paper in PLOS Computational Biology.
WID Principal Investigator Peter Lewis honored for work on modifying histones to treat cancer.
Epigenetics researcher Peter Lewis has linked a histone mutation to a rare pediatric bone cancer, an important step in understanding and treating more common cancers.
Systems Biology researchers explore the importance of community history and assembly when considering microbial communities in a paper in Nature Communications.
The Epigenetics theme at WID is putting mass spectrometry to use in new ways with specialized workflows designed to uncover the mysteries of chromatin.
Discovery fellows Rebecca Willett and Rob Nowak are creating algorithms to make sense of big data and help machines learn.
Within the past year NEOS has made its services more resilient, sophisticated and diverse.
Siftr from the Field Day Lab creates a clearinghouse for the creation of citizen science projects.
Professor Thomas Rutherford, WID Optimization, and colleagues used numerical models to examine whether the threat of carbon tariffs might lower the cost of reductions in world carbon emissions in a paper published in the February issue of the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Thanks to the research of Professor Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng, plastics can have applications in products ranging from eyeglass lenses to engineered tissues.
Patti Brennan and Kevin Ponto illuminate the CAVE for a B1G television audience.
Discovery Fellow Rob Radwin uses blended learning and LEGO kits to solve real world problems.
John Denu, Epigenetics Theme leader, keeps UW-Madison on top of research in epigenetics.
Kris Saha and colleagues from the BIONATES Theme detail a new approach that can refine gene editing in this month’s issue of Stem Cell Reports.
The paper, titled ‘High-throughput single-cell kinetics of virus infections in the presence of defective interfering particles’, was published in the current issue of the Journal of Virology.
Patricia Flatley Brennan seeks to utilize imagination to optimize patient healthcare outcomes.
The New Yorker is using a machine learning system developed by WID Optimization researchers to sort through captions for their weekly cartoon caption contest.
John Yin, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Systems Biology theme leader at WID, is beginning an interdisciplinary initiative to examine the origins of life with new methods, approaches, and perspectives.
Researchers at WID are continually publishing premier research in top publications. Here, we feature some of the most important and transformative scientific publications from our community.