Ryan Herringa

Ryan Herringa

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Neurodevelopmental mechanisms of stress and mental illness in youth

Hailey Thurston

Hailey Thurston

  • Undergraduate Student

Reprogramming and mechanisms necessary for cell pluripotency.

Amulya Suresh

Amulya Suresh

  • Undergraduate Student

CRISPR-Cas9 Strategy to Generate DOT1L-Deficient Embryonic Stem Cells to Study Pluripotency

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

Scientists Discovered How PCK1 Gene Is Involved In Diabetes and Metastasis in Some Types of Cancer

An international team of researchers including WID scientists has discovered new mechanisms to regulate the activity of a gene essential in metabolism, with implications for pathologies related to alterations in glucose levels in the body, such as diabetes or metastasis in some types of cancer.

Stefan Pietrzak

Stefan Pietrzak

  • Graduate Student

Transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms regulating cellular differentiation and reprogramming

Sarah Leichter

Sarah Leichter

  • Graduate Student

Epigenetic regulation of chromatin structure

Weaning Crops from Nitrogen Fertilizers: Examining Evolution’s Innovations

WID researcher Sushmita Roy and collaborators at UW­–Madison and the University of Florida will use a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study how some plants partner with bacteria to create usable nitrogen and to transfer this ability to the bioenergy crop poplar.

Eric Armstrong

Eric Armstrong

  • Research Staff

Comparative metabolomics; Epigenetics of therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Alexis Lawton

Alexis Lawton

  • Graduate Student

Understanding the mechanisms and biological functions of reversible protein acetylation.