As genome-wide CRISPR screening is now widely accessible to researchers on Campus, three UW-Madison experts share their experiences with CRISPR screens, how it revolutionized scientific discovery, and what researchers who are considering incorporating the technology should know.
A National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) grant awarded to UW Madison is one of 25 awards made to institutions as part of a flagship consortium to understand human genomic variation
Having trained at UW-Madison, Dr. Jessica Lang simply couldn’t stay away. She returns as an Assistant Professor with deep expertise in chromatin dysfunction in ovarian and other cancers.
Six summer undergrads in the Biomedical Data Science Summer Research Opportunity Program overcame pandemic restrictions through a unique team-science research experience.
UW Carbone Cancer Center is piloting a new front-door patient consent process that will make genomic and clinical data more readily available to UW researchers for broad translational advances.
A new partnership between the UW-Madison Biotechnology Center and the Lab in Translational Research Initiatives (TRIP) in Pathology is bringing spatial genomics to UW researchers, revealing new views of cell-to-cell signaling, tissue organization, markers for disease, and more.
Genomics suffers from a lack of diversity not only in its workforce but also in its data. The woeful underrepresentation of minority genomes and data in genomic research programs robs these groups of the promise of genome-enabled health care decisions.
UW-Madison hosts outstanding research and education in broad biological disciplines, including in the genome-enabled sciences. To strengthen the genomics community on campus, the UW Center for Genomic Science Innovation (CGSI) is launching the Genomics & Technology Newsletter, highlighting campus genomics news, faculty and trainee spotlights, and collaboration and funding opportunities, as well as new technologies on campus and topics related to outreach and diversity.
The Covid-19 pandemic presented unique challenges and stresses for most people, but for Gage Moreno it was the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to study SARS-CoV-2 spread and evolution in Wisconsin.
The Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine welcomed two new hires working in the field of human genetics. Gaelen Hess and Muhammed Murtaza bring new technologies in high-throughput genotype-phenotype analysis and cancer detection, respectively.