Tag Health & medicine
For their distinct and innovative molecular research, two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have earned Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Feyza Engin, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry, and Srivatsan Raman, assistant professor of biochemistry, will each receive $200,000 in seed funding to advance their work. For more than 30 years, the Shaw Scientist Program has supported early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.
The explosion in next-generation sequencing has opened windows throughout medicine and biology.
Ryan Prestil of Janesville will study at the University of Cambridge and Alex Waldman of Chicago will attend the University of Oxford.
"We are a long way from declaring a cure for fragile X, but these results are promising," says researcher Xinyu Zhao.
Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.
The model will allow researchers to better understand how the virus causes disease and aid in the development of vaccines.
We all know that exercise is good for us. Yet becoming active late in life comes with a unique set of challenges.
Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Keven Stonewall discovered a love for science at an early age.
This is the first time since 1961 that the NRC has issued a permit for a facility to make the life-saving isotopes.