Gene Expression

Faculty studying gene expression

Alisch, Reid

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: alisch@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-3793

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Neurological Surgery
The role of epigenetics in human health and disease processes, particularly in relation to the origins of mental illness.

Amasino, Richard

Position title: Professor

Email: amasino@biochem.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4704

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Biochemsitry
Understanding how plants sense and respond to seasonal environmental changes

Anderson, Matt

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: mzanderson@wisc.edu

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Medical Genetics
Gene families, Intraspecies variation, genome evolution, population dynamics, microbiomes

Attie, Alan

Position title: Professor

Email: adattie@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1372

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Biochemistry
Genetics & Genomics of Metabolic Disease and Response to Diet

Bashirullah, Arash

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: bashirullah@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1851

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Pharmacy
Intercellular communication: uncovering mechanisms that coordinate the development of multicellular organisms

Bent, Andrew

Position title: Professor

Email: afbent@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-3034

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Plant Pathology
Molecular/Genetic Mechanisms of Plant Disease Resistance

Donohue, Timothy

Position title: Professor

Email: tdonohue@bact.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4663

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Bacteriology
Unlocking the secrets of microbes to benefit society

Fox, Catherine

Position title: Professor

Email: cfox@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9370

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Mechanisms required for genome duplication and stability in eukaryotic organisms

Galmozzi, Andrea

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: agalmozzi@medicine.wisc.edu

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Medicine
Metabolism - Adipose Tissue physiology - Obesity - Type 2 Diabetes - Cachexia

Gasch, Audrey

Position title: Professor

Email: agasch@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-0859

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

Hardin, Jeff

Position title: Professor

Email: jdhardin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9634

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Integrative Biology
Cell movement, cell adhesion, embryonic development

Harrison, Melissa

Position title: Professor

Email: mharrison3@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2382

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Transcriptional regulation during development

Hittinger, Chris Todd

Position title: Professor & Director, J.F. Crow Institute for the Study of Evolution

Email: cthittinger@wisc.edu

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Genetics
Evolutionary genomics of yeast carbon metabolism with applications in brewing and bioenergy

Hoskins, Aaron

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: ahoskins@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-3101

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Biochemistry
RNA splicing, gene expression, fluorescence microscopy, RNA/protein complexes

Huang, Zhen

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: z.huang@neurology.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-2469

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Neurology and Nueroscience
Neuron and glial cell fate specification and differentiation, cortical neuron migration, migration disorders

Hull, Christina

Position title: Professor

Email: cmhull@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5441

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Biomolecular Chemistry and Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Fungal pathogen biology, eukaryotic development and differentiation, host-pathogen interactions, molecular mechanisms of infectious spore germination

Huynh, Tu-Anh

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: thuynh6@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5960

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Food Science
Bacterial signal transduction and pathogenesis, stress response, host-microbe interactions

Ikeda, Akihiro

Position title: Professor

Email: aikeda@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5477

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Medical Genetics
Identifying genes involved in aging, cell proliferation and neovascularization using mouse genetics

Kang, Junsu

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: junsu.kang@wisc.edu

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Zebrafish, regeneration, fin, heart, enhancer, genetic mutant

Keller, Nancy

Position title: Professor

Email: npkeller@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9795

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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Fungal genetics, fungal/bacterial interactions, mining fungal genomes for bioactive chemicals

Kimble, Judith

Position title: Professor

Email: jekimble@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-6188

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Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics
Molecular regulation of germ line self-renewal and differentiation in C. elegans

Lamming, Dudley

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: dlamming@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-256-1901 x 12861

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Medicine
Biology of aging and age-related diseases, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease

Landick, Robert

Position title: Professor

Email: landick@bact.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-8475

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

Lo Sardo, Valentina

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: losardo@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5624

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Cellular and Molecular Biology
Stem cell biology, reprogramming, cell fate determination, genetic risk factors for Cardiovascular disease and Cancer, genomics, transcriptomics, human specific genomic regions, evolution

Mahmoud, Ahmed

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: aimahmoud@wisc.edu

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Mammalian cardiac regeneration

Masson, Patrick

Position title: Professor

Email: phmasson@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-2312

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Genetics
Genetic investigations of root growth behaviors and polyamine responses in Arabidopsis thaliana and Brachypodium distachyon

Otegui, Marisa

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: otegui@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5703

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Botany
Plant Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Genetics and Development

Parks, Brian

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: brian.w.parks@wisc.edu

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Nutritional Sciences
Leveraging genetics to understand the pathways and molecular mechanisms that contribute to metabolic diseases.

Perna, Nicole

Position title: Professor & Graduate Program Director

Email: ntperna@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-0171

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

Peters, Jason

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: jason.peters@wisc.edu

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Pharmaceutical Sciences
Roles of bacterial gene networks in antibiotic resistance and biofuel production

Pool, John

Position title: Professor & Graduate Program Director of Admissions

Email: jpool@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-1036

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Genetics
Population genomics and the genetic basis of adaptive evolution

Prolla, Tomas

Position title: Professor

Email: taprolla@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5204

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Genetics and Medical Genetics
DNA repair, cancer and the aging process

Roy, Sushmita

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: sroy@biostat.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4453

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

Schwartz, David

Position title: Professor

Email: dcschwartz@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-0546

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Genetics and Chemistry
Discovery of fundamental molecular phenomena, which are harnessed within fully integrated systems for comprehensive genome analysis; creation of a cell-free system (“GenSyn”) for the direct fabrication of synthetic chromosomes, which adapt/advance micro- and nanofluidics technologies previously developed for genome analysis by the Schwartz group

Sharma, Prashant P.

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: prashant.sharma@wisc.edu

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Integrative Biology
Developmental genetics; evolution of developmental mechanisms; phylogenomics; molecular evolution

Skop, Ahna

Position title: Professor

Email: skop@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1593

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Genetics, Medical Genetics
Affiliate appointments in Life Science Communication and Art
Newly appreciated signaling organelle called the midbody (MB) and the midbody remnant (MBR)

Sridharan, Rupa

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: rsridharan2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4422

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Epigenetics: histone modification crosstalk and RNA processing,
Development and differentiation: from mouse and human stem cells
Genomics: Single cell transcriptomics and epigenomics

Taylor, Michael

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: michael.taylor@wisc.edu

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School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
Regulation of CNS angiogenesis and barriergenesis

Wang, Daifeng

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: daifeng.wang@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-8567

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Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Gene regulatory networks, functional genomics, genotype-phenotype prediction, single-cell biology, brain disorders

Wang, Han

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: han.wang@wisc.edu

Phone: (608)-262-3336

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Integrative Biology
Molecular and Circuit Mechanisms of Sleep and Behaviors in C. elegans; Development of Novel Genetic Tools

Wang, Jue D. (Jade)

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: wang@bact.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0307

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Bacteriology
Bacterial Stress Response, Nucleotide Signaling, Mutagenesis, Antibiotic Resistance

Wellik, Deneen

Position title: Professor and Chair

Email: wellik@wisc.edu

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Cell & Regenerative Biology
The role of Hox genes in the development, growth and homeostasis of the adult skeleton, muscle and lung.

Werling, Donna

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: dwerling@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-3113

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Genetics
Genetic risk for autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions, sex differences in neurobiology and risk for disease

Wolter, Justin

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: wolter4@wisc.edu

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Genetics
Genetic modifiers of neurodevelopment

Yin, Jerry

Position title: Professor

Email: jcyin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5014

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

Zhao, Fei

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: fei.zhao@wisc.edu

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Comparative Biosciences
Sex organ development

Zhao, Xinyu

Position title: Professor

Email: xinyu.zhao@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9906

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Neuroscience
Gene regulation of stem cells and brain development, autism spectrum disorders