IPiB Graduate’s Thesis Earns Science Communication Award

Recent IPiB graduate Keren Turton has received a 2018 Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy (WISL) Award for Communicating Ph.D. Research to the Public for including a chapter in her thesis to describe her research to non-science audiences. The chapter, called “How do cells of the immune system change shape and travel to sites where needed? Leveraging proteomics …

Metabolism Investigator Jason Cantor Joins Morgridge Institute, IPiB

Jason Cantor could describe himself as an engineer, biologist and biochemist, but don’t try to put his expertise into one box. Cantor, a scientist exploring the environmental influences on cancer cell metabolism, is launching a new lab in the Metabolism Theme at the Morgridge Institute for Research and joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison departments of biochemistry and biomedical engineering …

How Mutations in Cell DNA Can Lead to Cancer

Sometimes cancer development is not just about a cell having mutations in its DNA, but about when and how those mutations change the cell’s behavior. IPiB faculty member Peter Lewis, who is at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, is a member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center and studies how these behavioral changes can lead to cells becoming cancer …