Professor Raines and Colleague Finalist in Inaugural WARF Innovation Awards

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This year the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Innovation Awards program began honoring inventors for the year’s most exceptional UW-Madison inventions. Biochemistry professor Ron Raines and coworker Dr. Kevin Desai submitted one of the six inventions selected as finalists for this year’s awards.

An independent panel selected the six finalists and awarded prizes to two winning inventions from the fiscal year’s more than 370 eligible invention disclosures. The panel looked for inventions that provided exciting solutions to important problems and demonstrated great potential for widespread practical use, said Leigh Cagan, WARF chief technology commercialization officer.

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