Assistant Professor Chris Hittinger from the Department of Genetics becomes a full member to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.
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.
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.
Genome Center Member Joshua Coon is promoted to full professor.
Mark Craven becomes full member to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.
Genome Center Member Aseem Ansari obtains full professor status August 29, 2011.
Genome Center Member Audrey Gasch obtains tenure to Associate Professor July 1, 2011.
Genome Center Member Josh Coon obtains tenure to Associate Professor August 23, 2010.
Our dear friend and colleague, Franco Cerrina, passes away July 12, 2010.
Bret Payseur from the department of Genetics accepts Full Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.
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.
Josh Coon from the department of Chemistry accepts Full Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.
Corinne Engelman from the department of Population Health Sciences accepts Affiliate Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Sunduz Keles from the Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics and Medical Informatics accepts Affiliate Membership to the Genome Center of Wisconsin.