Dave Pagliarini, lead investigator of metabolism for the Morgridge Institute for Research and associate professor of biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is being recognized for major early-career achievement by The Protein Society.
University Research Park has, once again, paired up with a local bee keeper to welcome two small bee hives to the Park’s prairie.
Scientists in Madison are preparing to join colleagues in more than 400 cities across the globe in a March for Science on Earth Day. The event will include a march, a rally and a science expo on the Library Mall.
Wisconsin tech companies added an estimated 3,909 jobs in 2016 — a 4 percent increase — according to Cyberstates 2017, an annual analysis of the nation’s technology industry.
A few years ago, venture capital conference audiences were comprised predominantly of investors from stand-alone venture funds. Today, however, the makeup includes many more “in-house” funds within larger corporations.
Twenty-six entries representing sectors as broad as social media, health technologies and innovations in products or services are competing in the finalist round of the 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
URP Managing Director Aaron Olver was part of a panel that discussed a report that examines the economic impact of “tech hubs” in the United States. The report identifies Madison as one of the four hubs of industry and innovation positively impacting research and economic growth.
A panel of alumni and faculty led by Kevin Conroy, CEO of Exact Sciences, addressed the issue of education and the future of the biotech industry on March 23, 2017 at the Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research (WIMR). Listen to the podcast of the discussion here.
You do not have to live near an ocean to take the plunge into innovation and entrepreneurship. While eight of the ten U.S. universities conducting over $1 billion of R&D each year are in states bordering an ocean, two of the nation’s research powerhouses – the University of Wisconsin – Madison and University of Michigan […]
The Master of Science in Biotechnology Program celebrates its 15th year in 2017, and it’s looking to continue to meet the needs of the biotechnology industry in an ever-changing industry climate.