Dan Cappabianca

  • Graduate Student

Novel CAR T Cell therapy development in translational and bench top settings

Benjamin Grindel

  • Undergraduate Student

Set up and analyze qPCR samples for use in CAR T-cell identification in in vivo and in vitro samples.

Human Nature Screening

The the MS Biotechnology program at UW and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery are partnering to screen the documentary film “Human Nature”, an exploration of gene editing and its implications both biological and ethical.

Jie Liu

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Cross talk between DNA methylation and histone modification

Xiaoya Zhang

  • Graduate Student

Epigenetic control of cell identity in development and somatic cell reprogramming.

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

Micah Dombroe

Micah Dombroe

Lab Manager

  • Research Staff

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