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

Evolutionary and Population Genetics

Faculty studying evolutionary and population genetics

David Baum

Botany and Genetics
Genetic basis for plant phenotypic evolution and understanding evolutionary relationships from sequence variation

Karl Broman

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Statistical
 genetics and genomics

Cameron Currie

Bacteriology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics of symbiotic systems

John Doebley

Genetics and Medical Genetics
Quantitative genetics of maize-teosinte evolution

William Engels

Genetics and Medical Genetics
Transposons/DNA repair

Audrey Gasch

Genetics and Medical Genetics
Elucidating the role, regulation, and evolution of eukaryotic stress responses

Chris Todd Hittinger

Genetics
Evolution of carbon-responsive gene networks, yeast biodiversity, industrial brewing and biofuel applications

Carol Eunmi Lee

Integrative Biology and Center for Rapid Evolution
Rapid Evolutionary responses to global change, including biological invasions, climate, and pollution. Genetic architecture of invasive species, functional ecological and evolutionary genomics

Laurence Loewe

Medical Genetics
Simulation of molecular and evolutionary processes and programming language architecture for evolutionary systems biology.

Phil Newmark

Integrative Biology
Germ cell development and regeneration in planarians; developmental biology of parasitic flatworms

Bret Payseur

Genetics and Medical Genetics
Speciation, Evolution of Extreme Phenotypes, Recombination

Caitlin Pepperell

Medicine
Ecological and evolutionary interactions between humans and human pathogens

John Pool

Genetics
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

Donald Waller

Botany and Environmental Studies
Gene flow in relation to population genetic structure; causes and consequences of inbreeding