University of Wisconsin–Madison
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences | School of Medicine and Public Health

Bacteria and other microbes

Faculty studying bacteria and other microbes

Jean-Michel Ane

Bacteriology/Agronomy
Symbiotic associations between plants and microbes (bacteria and fungi)

Cameron Currie

Bacteriology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics of symbiotic systems

Timothy Donohue

Bacteriology
Unlocking the secrets of microbes to benefit society

Richard Gourse

Bacteriology
Control of gene expression and the structure of the bacterial chromosome

Robert Landick

Biochemistry
RNA polymerase structure/function; regulation of RNA chain elongation

Carol Eunmi Lee

Zoology and Center for Rapid Evolution
Genetic architecture of invasive species, functional ecological and evolutionary genomics

Caitlin Pepperell

Medicine
Ecological and evolutionary interactions between humans and human pathogens

Nicole Perna

Genetics
Systems-scale evolutionary genomics of agriculturally, biomedically and industrially significant bacteria

David Schwartz

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

Jue D. (Jade) Wang

Bacteriology
Genome stability, DNA replication and stress response in bacteria