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Yoshihiro Kawaoka is studying COVID-19 at his posts at UW–Madison and the University of Tokyo. When Yoshihiro Kawaoka first came to the United States in the summer of 1983 to work on influenza viruses, the man who became his American mentor, Dr. Robert Webster of...

A national research initiative announced today will place the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the forefront of a revolution in imaging fostered by cryo-electron microscopy and cryo-electron tomography — technologies that can illuminate life at the atomic scale....

The race to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is happening with unprecedented speed, and will represent the largest global vaccination effort since the fight against polio nearly 70 years ago....

PROGRAM GOAL: The goal of the Wisconsin Investment Pilot (WIP) Program is to support technology-based startup and emerging growth companies in the state of Wisconsin. This program was initiated by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee to support early-stage companies trying to raise additional or bridge capital...

The University of Wisconsin­–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) recently selected seven projects for funding through the Dairy Innovation Hub initiative. The one-year grants will fund promising work in the Hub’s four priority areas: stewarding land and water resources; enriching human health and...

Many U.S. policymakers seem concerned about reopening bars, restaurants and health clubs closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. They should be at least as worried about restarting America’s education engine, which will best serve the economy – and young people – over time. The differences between how...

[caption id="attachment_170906" align="alignright" width="500"] UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank[/caption] We’re on the cusp of what is sure to be one of the most unusual fall semesters in our university’s history. If you’re a student, I want to take a moment to welcome you back. If you’re an employee,...

A Crisis Innovator is a company that is addressing the virus head-on, whether it be through developing a vaccine, designing Covid test kits or helping retailers abide by social distancing guidelines. At their core, Crisis Innovators are working to keep people safe amid the virus,...

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