Rachel Grosser

Rachel Grosser

  • Undergraduate Student

Methodology research related to CAR T cell gene therapy for cancer patients.

Sean Palecek

Sean Palecek

Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Engineering platforms to regulate human pluripotent stem cell differentiation

Edwin Neumann

Edwin Neumann

  • Undergraduate Student

Reprogramming human breast cancer cells and watching epigenetic changes during cancer re-acquisition

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

Louise Saraspe

  • Undergraduate Student

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

Evan Cory

Evan Cory

  • Undergraduate Student

Disease modeling using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing and directed differentiation of human stem cells

Kaivalya Molugu

Kaivalya Molugu

  • Graduate Student

Biophysical regulation of cellular reprogramming

Caleb Dillingham

Caleb Dillingham

  • Graduate Student

Epigenetic mechanisms of somatic cell reprogramming.

Kevin Mayer

Kevin Mayer

Graduate Student, Zhong Lab

  • Alumni

How does plant chromatin regulate gene expression in response to environmental stress?

Peter Lewis

Peter Lewis

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

Investigating chromatin dynamics in animal development and cancer.

Amr Abdeen

Amr Abdeen

  • Postdoctoral Associate

CRISPR-Cas9 Delivery

Nicole Piscopo

Nicole Piscopo

  • Graduate Student

High-Content Analysis of Heterogeneity in Manufacturing of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cells.

Shaoqin (Sarah) Gong

Sarah Gong

Kellett Mid-Career Award 2018-2023
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

  • WID Faculty

Creating nanomedicines and nanomaterials for human health and sustainable energy applications.

Rupa Sridharan

Rupa Sridharan

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

Reprogramming in stem cell differentiation

Krishanu Saha

Kris Saha

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

Human cell engineering including CRISPR gene editing and epigenetic reprogramming; science & society