Morgridge Institute Investigator Melissa Skala heralded the importance of the federal investment in scientific research during the annual “UW Day” on April 6 in Washington, D.C.

The event serves as an opportunity for the University of Wisconsin-Madison community to meet with Wisconsin’s congressional delegation and advocate for budgets and laws that strengthen higher education and research. Skala, a UW-Madison professor of biomedical engineering, spoke during a livestream presentation with fellow UW-Madison engineer Stephanie Diem, an assistant professor of engineering physics.

@atch the full live stream or read the highlights from the talk here