Faculty studying genomics and proteomics

  • Reid Alisch

    Alisch, Reid

    alisch@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8430
    6001 Research Park Blvd.

    Psychiatry

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

  • Aseem Ansari

    Ansari, Aseem

    ansari@biochem.wisc.edu
    608-265-4690
    415C Biochemistry Additition

    Biochemistry

    Studying the regulation of gene expression at the interface of chemistry, biology and genomics 

  • Alan Attie

    Attie, Alan

    attie@biochem.wisc.edu
    608-262-1372
    534A Biochemistry Addn

    Biochemistry

    Genetics of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic diseases.

  • Anjon Audhya

    Audhya, Anjon

    audhya@wisc.edu
    608-262-3761
    5214A Biochemical Sciences Bldg

    Biomolecular Chemistry

    Regulation of vesicle biogenesis and membrane transport during development

  • Karl Broman

    Broman, Karl

    kbroman@biostat.wisc.edu
    608-262-4633
    2126 Genetics-Biotechnology

    Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

    I work on statistical problems in genetics, genomics, and molecular biology, focusing particularly on characterizing of meiotic recombination and developing improved methods for detecting and identifying genes contributing to variation in complex traits in experimental organisms.

  • 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.

  • Michael Culbertson

    Culbertson, Michael

    mrculber@wisc.edu
    608-262-5388
    435B Bock Labs

    Genetics and Molecular Biology

    Transcriptional and post-transcriptional control of gene expression in yeast

  • Cameron Curie

    Currie, Cameron

    currie@bact.wisc.edu
    608-265-8034
    4305 Microbial Sciences Building

    Bacteriology

    Ecological and evolutionary genomics of symbiotic systems

  • Timothy Donohue

    Donohue, Timothy

    tdonohue@bact.wisc.edu
    608-262-4663; 608-265-5224
    5166 Wisconsin Energy Institute

    Bacteriology

    Our laboratory analyzes pathways and networks that microbes use to grow, generate biomass, or produce alternative fuels from sunlight or other renewable sources of energy.

  • David Eide

    Eide, David

    eide@nutrisci.wisc.edu
    608-263-1613
    340B Nutritional Sciences

    Nutritional Science

    We study mechanisms cells and organisms use to survive and thrive under nutrient-deficient conditions

  • Feyza Engin

    Engin, Feyza

    fengin@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8667
    6260B Biochemical Sciences Building

    Biomolecular Chemistry

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

  • Catherine Fox

    Fox, Catherine

    cfox@wisc.edu
    608-262-9370
    5204C Biochemical Sciences Bldg

    Biomolecular Chemistry

    Mechanisms required for genome duplication and stability in eukaryotic organisms

  • Audrey Gasch

    Gasch, Audrey

    agasch@wisc.edu
    608-265-0859
    3426 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics

    Elucidating the role, regulation, and evolution of eukaryotic stress responses.

  • 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.

  • Chris Todd Hittinger

    Hittinger, Chris Todd

    cthittinger@wisc.edu
    4102 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics

    We study the evolution of the gene networks that regulate yeast carbon metabolism, yeast biodiversity, and applications in the brewing and biofuel industries.

  • Akihiro Ikeda

    Ikeda, Akihiro

    aikeda@wisc.edu
    608-262-5477
    5322 Genetics/Biotech

    Medical Genetics

    Our laboratory aims to identify genes involved in aging, cell proliferation and neovascularization using mouse genetics as a tool.

  • Jiming Jiang

    Jiang, Jiming

    jjiang1@wisc.edu
    608-262-1878
    409A Horticulture

    Horticulture

    Epigenetics and epigenomics on plant centromere function and plant gene expression

  • Judith Kimble

    Kimble, Judith

    jekimble@wisc.edu
    608-262-6188
    341E Biochemistry Laboratories

    Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics

    Molecular regulation of germline self-renewal and differentiation in C. elegans

  • Patrick Krysan

    Krysan, Patrick

    fpat@biotech.wisc.edu
    608-262-1243
    497 Horticulture

    Horticulture

    Functional Genomics of Arabidopsis Signal Transduction

  • Paul Marker

    Marker, Paul

    marker@wisc.edu
    608-890-2150
    4111 Rennebohm Hall

    Pharmacy

    My laboratory investigates prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and normal prostate biology using mouse genetics and human patient samples.

  • Patrick Masson

    Masson, Patrick

    phmasson@wisc.edu
    608-265-2312
    3262 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics

    Genetics of Root Growth Behavior Using Arabidopsis thaliana as a Model System.

  • Phil Newmark

    Newmark, Phil

    pnewmark@morgridge.org
    (608) 316-4105
    Morgridge Institute for Research, 3266

    Zoology

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

  • Bret Payseur

    Payseur, Bret

    payseur@wisc.edu
    608-890-0867
    2428 Genetics/Biotech

    Medical Genetics

    Genetics of speciation, genetics of adaptive evolution, recombination

  • Caitlin Pepperell

    Pepperell, Caitlin

    cspepper@medicine.wisc.edu
    608-262-6167
    5301 Microbial Sciences Building

    Medicine

    Ecological and evolutionary interactions between humans and human pathogens.

  • Nicole Perna

    Perna, Nicole

    ntperna@wisc.edu
    608-890-0171
    4434 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics

    We focus on systems-scale evolutionary genomics of agriculturally, biomedically and industrially significant bacteria.

  • John Pool

    Pool, John

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

    Genetics

    Population genomics and the genetic basis of adaptive evolution

  • Tomas Prolla

    Prolla, Tomas

    taprolla@wisc.edu
    608-265-5204
    3430 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics and Medical Genetics

    DNA repair, cancer and the aging process 

  • David Schwartz

    Schwartz, David

    dcschwartz@wisc.edu
    608-265-0546
    5434 Genetics/Biotech

    Chemistry and Genetics

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

  • Ahna Skop

    Skop, Ahna

    skop@wisc.edu
    608-262-1593
    2426 Genetics/Biotech

    Genetics and Life Science Communications

    asymmetric cell division, cytokinesis, cell polarity & cell cycle genomics and proteomics

  • Rupa Sridharan

    Sridharan, Rupa

    rsridharan@discovery.wisc.edu
    608-316-4422
    2118 Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

    Cell and Regenerative Biology

    Epigenetics
    Induced pluripotent stem cells

  • Michael Sussman

    Sussman, Michael

    msussman@wisc.edu
    608-262-8608
    2320 Genetics/Biotech

    Biochemistry

    Signal transduction in eukaryotes, development of genomic technologies, plasma membrane receptors and ion transporters, Arabidopsis thaliana. 

  • Jade Wang

    Wang, Jue D. (Jade)

    wang@bact.wisc.edu
    608-263-0307
    6478 Microbial Sciences Building

    Bacteriology

    Genome stability, DNA replication and stress response in Bacteria

  • Terri Young

    Young, Terri L.

    tyoung6@wisc.edu
    2828 Marshall Court, Suite 200, Madison WI 53705

    Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    Ophthalmic genetics, refractive error genetics, and pediatric ophthalmology clinical studies

  • Jae-hyuk Yu

    Yu, Jae-hyuk

    jyu1@wisc.edu
    608-262-4696
    3155 Microbial Sciences Building

    Bacteriology and Genetics

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

  • Jing Zhang

    Zhang, Jing

    Zhang@oncology.wisc.edu
    608-263-1147
    417A McArdle Laboratory

    Oncology

    We use genetically engineered mouse models to study normal and mutant hematopoietic stem cell functions.

  • Xinyu Zhao

    Zhao, Xinyu

    xzhao69@wisc.edu
    608-263-9906
    T513 Waisman Center

    Neuroscience

    Genetics and epigenetic regulation of neural stem cells and neuronal development

  • zhong

    Zhong, Xuehua

    xzhong28@wisc.edu
    608-316-4421
    Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, room 2114

    Genetics

    We are interested in understanding the fundamental mechanisms and biological roles of epigenetic modifications of DNA and histones underpinning various biological processes.