Genome Center of Wisconsin

News Archive

October 4, 2012

Assistant Professor Chris Hittinger from the Department of Genetics becomes a full member to the Genome Center of Wisconsin. 

August 8, 2012

Genome Center Members Aseem Ansari, David Schwartz, affiliate member Jennifer Reed and Parmesh Ramanathan are awarded $1M from W. M. Keck Foundation for Genome "Foundaries" and Genome-Aided Biodesign.  

July 24, 2012

Genome Center members James Thomson and David Page, along with Biomedical Engineering's William Murphy, are awarded a $2.2 million NIH grant for human cellular modeling for drug testing that will use human pluripotent stem cells to help establish drug safety in humans.  

July 1, 2012

Genome Center Member Joshua Coon is promoted to full professor. 

May 10, 2012

Mark Craven becomes full member to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.

August 29, 2011

Genome Center Member Aseem Ansari obtains full professor status August 29, 2011. 

July 1, 2011

Genome Center Member Audrey Gasch obtains tenure to Associate Professor July 1, 2011. 

August 23, 2010

Genome Center Member Josh Coon obtains tenure to Associate Professor August 23, 2010.

July 12, 2010

Our dear friend and colleague, Franco Cerrina, passes away July 12, 2010.

February 12, 2010

Bret Payseur from the department of Genetics accepts Full Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.

November 19, 2009

Genome Center Member, David Schwartz, one of more than 100 authors to be part of a publication in Science revealing the genetic instructions inside corn.

November 13, 2009

Josh Coon from the department of Chemistry accepts Full Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.

October 14 , 2009

Corinne Engelman from the department of Population Health Sciences accepts Affiliate Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.

October 7 , 2009

Genome Center Member, Jamie Thomson, one of 18 teams of research scientists is awarded a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for Stem Cell Research

http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2009/nhlbi-07.html

September 28, 2009

The Genome Center of Wisconsin Director, Lloyd Smith, and Michael Olivier, from the Medical College of Wisconsin, to co-direct a three-year Centers of Excellence in the Genomic Sciences grant.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-09/mcow-wco092809.php

August 30, 2009

Genome Center member, Nicole Perna, is awarded a USDA grant with Robin Buell of Michigan State University, Improving the value of plant pathogen genome sequences through uniform, updated and value-added annotation.

June 22, 2009

Genome Center member, Nicole Perna, is awarded an NSF Assembling the Tree of Life grant, which includes Genome Center member, Colin Dewey, entitled Assembling a taxonomically balanced genome-scale reconstruction of the evolutionary history of Enterobacteriaceae.

http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=0936214

September 26, 2008

Jamie Thomson from the Department of Anatomy is one of three distinguised researchers to be named recipient of the 2008 Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize for work in creating induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.  2008 Massry Prize

February 25, 2008

Jamie Thomson from the Department of Anatomy accepts the position of director of regenerative biology for the Morgridge Institute for Research, the private, not-for-profit side of the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery.

December 18, 2007

Sunduz Keles from the Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics and Medical Informatics accepts Affiliate Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.