Gene Expression

Faculty studying gene expression

Alisch, Reid

Position title: Assistant 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

Ane, Jean-Michel

Position title: Professor

Email: jeanmichel.ane@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-6457

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

Attie, Alan

Position title: Professor

Email: attie@biochem.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1372

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Biochemistry
Genetics of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic diseases

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
Disease resistance and defense signal transduction in plants

Blum, Barak

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: bblum4@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5211

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Regenerative biology of the endocrine pancreas, genetics of type-1 and type-2 diabetes

Boekhoff-Falk, Grace

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: boekhofffalk@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1609

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

Brow, David

Position title: Professor

Email: dabrow@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1475

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Molecular mechanisms of transcription termination and pre-mRNA splicing in yeast

Donohue, Timothy

Position title: Professor

Email: tdonohue@bact.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4663; 608-265-5224

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Bacteriology
Unlocking the secrets of microbes to benefit society

Eide, David

Position title: Professor

Email: eide@nutrisci.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1613

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Nutritional Science
How cells and organisms survive and thrive under nutrient-deficient conditions

Engin, Feyza

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: fengin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8667

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Diabetes and metabolic disorders, organelle dysfunction, stress responses, beta cell biology

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

Gasch, Audrey

Position title: Professor

Email: agasch@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-0859

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

Gould, Michael

Position title: Professor

Email: gould@oncology.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-6615

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Oncology
Oncogenes and suppressor genes in mammary carcinogenesis

Gourse, Richard

Position title: Professor

Email: rgourse@bact.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9813

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

Greenspan, Daniel S.

Position title: Professor

Email: dsgreens@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4676

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Genes important to vertebrate development and human disease

Harrison, Melissa

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: mharrison3@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2382

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

Hittinger, Chris Todd

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: cthittinger@wisc.edu

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

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

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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Bacteriology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Exploring genetic regulation of virulence and natural product synthesis by fungi

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

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

Laughon, Allen

Position title: Professor

Email: alaughon@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2456

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

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
Genetics of root growth behavior using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system.

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

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
Gene networks and genetic tools in bacteria.

Pool, John

Position title: Associate Professor

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

Sridharan, Rupa

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: rsridharan2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4422

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Epigenetics and Induced pluripotent stem cells

Sussman, Michael

Position title: Professor

Email: msussman@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8608

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Biochemistry
Signal transduction and plasma membrane receptors in Arabidopsis thaliana, genomic technologies

Taylor, Michael

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: michael.taylor@wisc.edu

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School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
Genetic dissection of blood-brain barrier development

Wang, Han

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: han.wang@wisc.edu

Phone: (608)-262-3336

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Integrative Biology
Genetic and Neural Dissection of Sleep in C. elegans

Wang, Jue D. (Jade)

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: wang@bact.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0307

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Bacteriology
Genome stability, DNA replication and stress response in bacteria

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

Wickens, Marvin

Position title: Professor

Email: wickens@biochem.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8007

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Biochemistry
The molecular basis of RNA control: how it is accomplished, integrated and evolves

Yin, Jerry

Position title: Professor

Email: jcyin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5014

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

Yu, Jae-hyuk

Position title: Professor

Email: jyu1@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4696

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Bacteriology
Molecular genetics and genomics of spore formation and mycotoxin biosynthesis in filamentous fungi

Zhao, Xinyu

Position title: Professor of Neuroscience

Email: xinyu.zhao@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9906

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Neuroscience
Genetics and epigenetic regulation of neural stem cells and neuronal development

Zhong, Xuehua

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: xzhong28@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4421

Address:
Genetics
Mechanisms and roles of epigenetic modifications underpinning various biological processes