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

Drosophila and other insects

Faculty studying drosophila and other insects

Arash Bashirullah

Regulation of tissue remodeling during post-embryonic development

Seth Blair

Integrative Biology
Developmental genetics of patterning and cell signaling in Drosophila

Grace Boekhoff-Falk

Developmental biology, gene expression, hormones, growth and differentiation factors

Sean Carroll

Genetics, Molecular Biology
Genetic control of animal development and the evolution of morphological diversity

William Engels

Genetics and Medical Genetics
Transposons/DNA repair

Melissa Harrison

Biomolecular Chemistry
Studying embryonic development to understand the transcriptional mechanisms for a totipotent state

Allen Laughon

Genetics and Medical Genetics
Smad transcription factors and associated cofactors in response to TGF-beta signaling

Kate O'Connor-Giles

Understanding the genes and molecular mechanisms that regulate synapse formation and plasticity

John Pool

Population genomics and the genetic basis of adaptive evolution

Sushmita Roy

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Machine learning methods; the structure, function and evolution of regulatory networks; predictive models

David Wassarman

Medical Genetics
Mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration

Jill Wildonger

How neuronal structure and function is shaped by the microtubule cytoskeleton and polarized transport

Jerry Yin

Genetics and Neurology
cAMP/PKA/dCREB2 signaling in sleep, memory formation, neurodegenerative diseases, developmental disabilities