April 15, 2021
Virus Engineering: ORACLE reveals a bright future to fight bacteria
A new way to alter the genome of bacteriophages helps produce large libraries of variants, allowing these bacteria-killing viruses to be designed to target species harmful to human health...
February 1, 2021
Computation-Guided Design of Split Protein Systems for Controlling Cellular Function
by Jill Sakai
A new computational tool allows custom engineering of split protein systems for studying or controlling biological function.
February 6, 2020
Wisconsin Experiment Heading To Space Could Someday Benefit Your Gut Health
by Chuck Quirmbach
A rocket scheduled to go to the International Space Station on Sunday will carry a Wisconsin...
January 24, 2020
NASA highlights Raman lab phage-bacterial experiments
Northrop Grumman is targeting Sunday, Feb. 9, at 5:39 p.m., for the launch of its Cygnus spacecraft on an Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on...
April 5, 2022
The CALS Awards recognize faculty and staff with different awards for their accomplishments and service to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. This year, biochemistry...
March 18, 2021
The Raman Laboratory Develops New Tool for Mapping Phage-bacterial Interactions
Researchers have developed a new method that reveals the molecular code governing bacteriophage-bacteria interactions. Bacteriophages (phages)...
October 14, 2021
Local changes, global effects: Unpacking action at a distance using computers, X-rays and classic biochemistry
When I entered Assistant Professor Vatsan Raman’s office to talk about his group’s latest research study, I didn’t expect that our conversation about proteins would turn toward...
February 9, 2020
UW study in space explores new way to treat bacterial infections: phage therapy
by David Wahlberg
A UW-Madison scientist’s experiment at the International Space Station, scheduled to be launched by rocket...