Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID)
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) promotes an ever-expanding network of researchers and entrepreneurs unified by the generation of new data and ideas at the “informatic interfaces” of disciplines. Comprising eight research themes, WID encourages transdisciplinary collaboration to address the global problems facing the world in the 21st century. The Institute's themes are: Bionates, Epigenetics, the Living Environments Lab, Optimization, Systems Biology, and the Center for Complexity and Collective Computation. WID shares the Education Research Integration Area and the Core Computational Technology themes with the Morgridge Institute for Research. WID is the public half of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, located in the Discovery building with the private, nonprofit Morgridge Institute for Research and the Town Center, a public forum for discussion celebrating science.