Faculty working with drosophila

  • Arash Bashirullah

    Bashirullah, Arash

    bashirullah@wisc.edu
    608-890-1851
    5123 Rennebohm Hall

    Pharmacy

    Regulation of tissue remodeling during post-embryonic development

  • Seth Blair

    Blair, Seth

    ssblair@wisc.edu
    608-262-1345
    315 Zoology Research

    Zoology

    Developmental genetics of patterning and cell signaling in Drosophila 

  • Grace Boekhoff-Falk

    Boekhoff-Falk, Grace

    boekhofffalk@wisc.edu
    608-262-1609
    264 Bardeen

    Anatomy

    Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Hormones, Growth and Differentiation factors, and signal transduction

  • Sean Carroll

    Carroll, Sean

    sbcarrol@wisc.edu
    608-262-6191
    201A Bock Labs

    Molecular Biology, Genetics and Medical Genetics

    Genetic control of animal development and the evolution of morphological diversity.

  • Nansi Colley

    Colley, Nansi

    njcolley@wisc.edu
    608-265-5398
    K6/460 Clinical Sciences

    Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Medical Genetics

    We study signaling and protein trafficking in the Drosophila eye and use Drosophila as a model to identify novel loci in human blinding diseases.

  • William Engels

    Engels, William

    wrengels@wisc.edu
    608-263-2213
    4106 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics and Medical Genetics

    Transposons/DNA repair 

  • Barry Ganetzky

    Ganetzky, Barry

    ganetzky@wisc.edu
    608-263-2404
    4120 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics and Medical Genetics

    Discovery and characterization of genetic and molecular mechanisms that underlie synaptic growth, maintenance, and repair.

  • Melissa Harrison

    Harrison, Melissa

    mharrison3@wisc.edu
    608-262-2382
    6204B Biochemical Sciences Building

    Biomolecular Chemistry

    We are studying embryonic development to understand the transcriptional mechanisms required to establish a totipotent state.

  • Allen Laughon

    Laughon, Allen

    alaughon@wisc.edu
    608-262-2456
    3432 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics and Medical Genetics

    We study mechanisms by which Smad transcription factors and associated cofactors regulate transcription in response to TGFβ signaling.

  • Kate O'Connor-Giles

    O'Connor-Giles, Kate

    oconnorgiles@wisc.edu
    608-265-4813
    227D Bock Labs

    Genetics

    We are interested in understanding the genes and molecular mechanisms that regulate synapse formation and plasticity.

  • John Pool

    Pool, John

    jpool@wisc.edu
    608-265-1036
    2434 Genetics/Biotechnology

    Genetics

    Population genomics and the genetic basis of adaptive evolution

  • Sushmita Roy

    Roy, Sushmita

    sroy@biostat.wisc.edu
    608-316-4453
    3168 Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

    Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

    Machine learning methods to study the structure, function and evolution of regulatory networks and build predictive models.

  • Wassarman

    Wassarman, David

    dawassarman@wisc.edu
    608-262-6648
    4262 Genetics and Biotechnology Center

    Medical Genetics

    Mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration

  • Jill Wildonger

    Wildonger, Jill

    wildonger@wisc.edu
    608-890-4619
    2204 Biochemical Sciences Building

    Biochemistry

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

  • Jerry Yin

    Yin, Jerry

    jcyin@wisc.edu
    608-262-5014
    3434 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics and Neurology

    We study how the cAMP/PKA/dCREB2 signaling pathway is involved in neuronal function (sleep and memory formation) and dysfunction (neurodegenerative diseases and developmental disabilities).