PBS Wisconsin Education’s Meet the Lab series features Randolph Ashton’s Neural Tissue Bioengineering Lab at WID.
A new lab at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is mobilizing the entrepreneurial ecosystem by working to identify the conditions that foster student entrepreneurship.
Tianyi “Herry” Jin, an undergraduate in John Yin’s lab group at WID and the department of chemical and biological engineering, published discoveries about viruses in the journal Integrative Biology.
Shaoqin “Sarah” Gong collaborates on a new approach to target genetic mutations and develop a new therapy for restoring vision in children and adults.
WID’s John Yin is part of a team assembling February workshops on predictive intelligence for pandemic prevention.
Using a microscopic retinal patch, researchers at the University of Wisconsin‒Madison will develop and test a new way to treat United States military personnel blinded in combat with help from engineers including WID’s Sarah Gong.
WID’s Michael Ferris joined the Thompson Center on Public Leadership to discuss a data-based planning tool called “Wisconsin Expansion of Renewable Electricity with Optimization under Long-term Forecasts” (WEREWOLF) he developed with Thompson Center faculty research funding.
In early December the International Screenwriters’ Association named Graf, Writer in Residence in WID’s Science to Script program, to its Top 25 Screenwriters To Watch In 2021.
Using an ingenious microscopic retinal patch, eye researchers at UW‒Madison will develop and test a new way to treat United States military personnel blinded in combat. WID’s Sarah Gong is a collaborator on the project.
WID’s Randolph Ashton, Gavin Knight, Benjamin Knudsen, and Nisha Iyer take top honors from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation’s Innovation Awards. Their work, Superior Neural Tissue Models for Disease Modeling, Drug Development and More, was selected from more than 400 innovation disclosures.
Professor of Computer Sciences at WID Stephen Wright and three colleagues were announced winners of the prestigious Test of Time Award at the 2020 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems.
A promising platform developed by the Saha Lab at WID advances the CRISPR genome editing field and could lead to effective treatments for many diseases.
WID’s Science to Script Writer in Residence, Michael Graf, had been named to the International Screenwriters’ Association’s top 25 writers to watch.
WID and its home, the Discovery Building, opened in December, 2010. A decade later, the institute is celebrating success and looking to the future.
By combing the ocean for antimicrobials, scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have discovered a new antifungal compound that efficiently targets multi-drug-resistant strains of deadly fungi without toxic side effects in mice. WID postdoc Marc Chevrette is part of the team that published the finding in Science.
A cross-institutional team including WID’s John Yin is creating a computational model to guide the development of bladder therapeutics.
The Bazaar, happening throughout February, 2021, has the theme Data Science for the Social Good.
A new Science to Street Art mural on Madison’s south side aims to teach passersby about the molecules that shape the living world around them.
UW’s Science to Street Art initiative produces newest artwork.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery is home to the Institute for the Foundations of Data Science, which has received Phase II funding from the National Science Foundation.
The theory of the origin of life has advanced greatly in recent years. Larry Meiller (WPR) talks with David Baum and Lena Vincent about their work and their understanding of how life began.
WID Director Jo Handelsman talks to Wisconsin Public Radio about interdisciplinary science, research in the age of COVID-19, science-art fusion, and ten years of discovery at WID.
Assistant professor of plant pathology Claudia Solís-Lemus is a recipient of funding from the Department of Energy to develop statistical theory and tools for computational biology.
Lena Vincent is a graduate student in David Baum’s lab at WID. She studies the origin of life by searching for life-like behaviors in systems of molecules.
WID’s Kris Saha was among UW–Madison researchers who have published a proof-of-concept method to correct an inherited form of macular degeneration that causes blindness, and that is currently untreatable.