Ryan Ward

  • Graduate Student

Rotation project optimizing ATAC-seq in Arabidopsis

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.

Josh Rawlins

Josh Rawlins

  • Graduate Student

Human cell engineering including CRISPR gene editing and epigenetic reprogramming

Shivani Saxena

  • Graduate Student

Engineering cells and organism via genome editing and studying the delivery method for CRISPR/Cas9

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

Jacky Tian

Jacky Tian

  • Undergraduate Student

Development of motor neurons derived from human stem cells via sectioning, staining, and microscopy

Micah Dombroe

Micah Dombroe

Lab Manager

  • Research Staff

Genomic DNA sequencing and viral production. Facilitate various administrative functions.

Min Zhu

MIn Zhu

  • Graduate Student

Nanoparticles for delivery of therapeutic agents and with gene-editing

Sean Palecek

Sean Palecek

Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Engineering platforms to regulate human pluripotent stem cell differentiation

UW-Madison to be Partner in Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies

The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities to support a new engineering research center that will develop transformative tools and technologies for the consistent, scalable, and low-cost production of high-quality living therapeutic cells. Several WID investigators are collaborators on the project.

Louise Saraspe

  • Undergraduate Student

In vitro modeling of CAR T cell cytotoxicity, activation, and exhaustion

Kaivalya Molugu

  • Graduate Student

Biophysical regulation of cellular reprogramming

Caleb Dillingham

Caleb Dillingham

  • Graduate Student

Epigenetic mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming.

Peter Lewis

Peter Lewis

Associate Professor

  • WID Faculty

Investigating chromatin dynamics in animal development and cancer.