Pagliarini Awarded 2019 Romnes Fellowship

Biochemistry professor and Morgridge Institute for Research investigator David Pagliarini received a 2019 H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship. Eleven total University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty received the fellowship, which recognizes faculty up to six years past their first promotion to a tenured position. The award is named in recognition of the late Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) trustee president …

Researchers Reveal the Pioneering Role of Zelda in Zygotic Gene Activation

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have developed a novel strategy to address the role of vital proteins during early embryonic development. In all animals, early development is controlled by products put into the egg by the mother, and it is not until hours or days later that the zygote …

Brow Develops Improved Method for Tracking Molecular Signals in Living Cells

A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has established a new approach to understanding how protein and RNA molecules in a cell cooperate to direct the proper expression of genes. The approach improves upon a well-established method called genetic suppression, developed more than a century ago. A genetic suppressor is a second mutation that corrects the defect of …

Kimble Earns 2019 WARF Named Professorship

Biochemistry professor Judith Kimble has been honored with a Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Named Professorship, as one of 10 distinguished campus researchers receiving them this year. Support for the award is provided by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) with funding from WARF. The awards, which come with …