Faculty working with plants

  • Richard Amasino

    Amasino, Richard

    amasino@biochem.wisc.edu
    608-262-4704
    215B Biochemistry Addn

    Biochemistry

    We study how the environmental cues that result from seasonal change are perceived and then transduced into developmental changes such as the transition to flowering.

  • Jean-Michel Ane

    Ané, Jean-Michel

    jeanmichel.ane@wisc.edu
    608-262-6457
    348 Horticulture-Moore Hall-Plant Sciences

    Bacteriology/Agronomy

    Our lab studies symbiotic associations between plants and microbes (bacteria and fungi) using genetic, molecular, and biochemical approaches.

  • David Baum

    Baum, David

    dbaum@wisc.edu
    608-265-5385
    340 Birge Hall

    Botany and Genetics

    Clarifying the genetic basis for the evolution of diverse plant phenotypes and reconstructing evolutionary relationships from sequence variation

  • Andrew Bent

    Bent, Andrew

    afbent@wisc.edu
    608-265-3034
    886 Russell Labs

    Plant Pathology

    Disease resistance and defense signal transduction in plants 

  • John Doebley

    Doebley, John

    jdoebley@wisc.edu
    608-265-5803
    5320 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics

    My research focuses on the genetics of the evolution of plant form using maize as our model system and quantitative genetics as our main analytical approach.

  • Jiming Jiang

    Jiang, Jiming

    jjiang1@wisc.edu
    608-262-1878
    409A Horticulture

    Horticulture

    Epigenetics and epigenomics on plant centromere function and plant gene expression

  • Patrick Krysan

    Krysan, Patrick

    fpat@biotech.wisc.edu
    608-262-1243
    497 Horticulture

    Horticulture

    Functional Genomics of Arabidopsis Signal Transduction

  • Patrick Masson

    Masson, Patrick

    phmasson@wisc.edu
    608-265-2312
    3262 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics

    Genetics of Root Growth Behavior Using Arabidopsis thaliana as a Model System.

  • Marisa Otegui

    Otegui, Marisa

    otegui@wisc.edu
    608-265-5703
    B119 Birge Hall

    Botany and Genetics

    Cellular trafficking and signaling

  • Sushmita Roy

    Roy, Sushmita

    sroy@biostat.wisc.edu
    608-316-4453
    3168 Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

    Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

    Machine learning methods to study the structure, function and evolution of regulatory networks and build predictive models.

  • David Schwartz

    Schwartz, David

    dcschwartz@wisc.edu
    608-265-0546
    5434 Genetics/Biotech

    Chemistry and Genetics

    Scalable discovery of human and cancer structural variation through invention and applications of single molecule systems.

  • Michael Sussman

    Sussman, Michael

    msussman@wisc.edu
    608-262-8608
    2320 Genetics/Biotech

    Biochemistry

    Signal transduction in eukaryotes, development of genomic technologies, plasma membrane receptors and ion transporters, Arabidopsis thaliana. 

  • Donald Waller

    Waller, Donald

    dmwaller@wisc.edu
    608-263-2042
    232B Birge Hall

    Botany and Environmental Studies

    Gene flow in relation to population genetic structure; Causes and consequences of inbreeding.

  • zhong

    Zhong, Xuehua

    xzhong28@wisc.edu
    608-316-4421
    Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, room 2114

    Genetics

    We are interested in understanding the fundamental mechanisms and biological roles of epigenetic modifications of DNA and histones underpinning various biological processes.