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All campus events (including Division of Extension sponsored events outside of Dane County) are canceled through June 30, with limited exceptions to be granted by deans or vice chancellors. Even if an event is not yet labeled as canceled, it's likely to be canceled, postponed or modified to online only, from now through June 30. Please check with organizers before attending.

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.