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.
UW-Madison and WID are on the front lines of the applied algebra movement, changing the way scientists in a wide range of disciplines solve problems.
Patent secured by the Systems Biology Theme members enhances single cell research.
Short circuiting tumors via Epigenetics drives Lewis Lab’s research.
Xuehua Zhong, Assistant Professor in WID’s Epigenetics Theme studies the epigenetic connections mammals share with plants.
An emerging collaboration between the Living Environments Lab at WID and the Dane County Sheriff’s office is bringing crime scene investigation into the 21st century with 3D scanning technology.
David Page tackles relational databases and algorithms to predict and improve patient health.