Tiny Capsules Packed with Gene-Editing Tools Offer Alternative to Viral Delivery of Gene Therapy

An interdisciplinary pair of WID researchers has developed a new nanocapsule delivery method for delivering the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool. The new system could be used for many types of gene therapies.

Claudia Solís-Lemus

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

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

Noah Stafford

  • Graduate Student

Exploring multitask learning algorithms for single cell network inference

Zhenyang Jia

Zhenyang Jia

  • Graduate Student

Evolutionary strategies for de novo peptide functions

Ryan Herringa

Ryan Herringa

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Neurodevelopmental mechanisms of stress and mental illness in youth

Stuart Fass

Stuart Fass

  • Undergraduate Student

Genetic basis for Polyethylene degradation in Galleria mellonella gut flora

UW–Madison Researchers Earn Army Research Office Grant to Study Microbial Communication

WID Director Jo Handelsman and biochemistry professor Ophelia Venturelli are part of a multi-university interdisciplinary team awarded a grant to study information transmission in microbial communities and how biological networks communicate.

Tessa Doersch

Tessa Doersch

  • Undergraduate Student

Developing Stem Cell-Derived Dorsal Horn Interneurons for Regeneration of Somatosensory Circuits

Logan Wright

Logan Wright

  • Research Staff

A proteomics approach to gut microbial interactions that drive epigenetic changes in human metabolism

Noah Nicol

Noah NIcol

  • Undergraduate Student

Dorsal horn interneuron generation from ESC and spinal integration of regionalized transplants.

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.

Erika Da-Inn Lee

Erika Lee

  • Graduate Student

Developing computational tools to learn the principles of genome organization