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Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

"Turning Piglets Into Personalized Avatars for Sick Kids" by Charles Konsitzke, Biotech Center, and Dhanu Shanmuganayagam, Animal Science

Event Details

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
7 p.m.
The genetic proximity of swine to human, the many anatomical and pathophysiological similarities make swine an ideal preclinical model for studying human diseases and for developing safe and effective diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. At UW-Madison, the availability of facilities, resources, & thriving research has provided a direction for advancing a swine-centric research program. The success of genetic engineering of swine at UW has refined courses in the new era of Precision Medicine.