All creatures great and small: Sequencing the blue whale and Etruscan shrew genomes

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to genome sequencing in the animal kingdom, as a team of researchers at the Morgridge Institute for Research recently illustrated when assembling the sequences for two new reference genomes — one from the world’s largest mammal and one from one of the smallest.

Here is what you need to know about novel coronavirus, according to a panel of UW–Madison experts

As details of the virus and its effects continue to emerge, UW physicians, epidemiologists, public health officials, scientists and communication experts addressed questions and concerns from the public.