Laura Knoll

Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Molecular analysis of the developmental regulation and virulence of protozoan parasites

Changyu Gao

  • Graduate Student

Optimization algorithms and machine learning

Jie Liu

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Cross talk between DNA methylation and histone modification

Kushin Mukherjee

  • Graduate Student
  • Kohler Science Fellow @ WID

Modeling how we learn and represent visual concepts and use them to perform visual tasks

Xiaomin Zhang

Xiaomin Zhang

  • Graduate Student

Intersection of machine learning, statistics and optimization

Claudia Solís-Lemus

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

My research involves the development of statistical models to answer biological questions.

Uncovering a Connection Between Regulators and Genes During Early Neurodevelopment

WID researchers used a collaborative combination of computational and wet lab experimental techniques to find a connection between a transcription factor and a neurodevelopment gene.

Ryan Herringa

Ryan Herringa

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Neurodevelopmental mechanisms of stress and mental illness in youth

Jon Eckhardt

Jon Eckhardt

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Entrepreneurship, including firm formation, venture finance, and university driven entrepreneurship

WID Hubs Launch at Illuminating Connections Event

WID’s new hubs—Data Science, Multi-Omics, and Illuminating Discovery—represent a new path forward for collaborative research projects and fields.

New Technology for Controlling Neural Tissue Manufacturing

A paper published in eLife this week by an interdisciplinary team at WID describes new methods for reproducibly manufacturing brain and spinal cord organoids with strict control over morphogenic and developmental processes.

WID Researchers Showcase “Virtual Dairy Farm Brain” at American Dairy Science Association Meeting

By combining information from many farms, predictive models and analytic tools can be developed to help producers and consultants navigate, visualize. and analyze the data they are getting from an increasing number of sources to support better management decisions.