Faculty

Chair

Deneen Wellik

Position title: Professor and Chair

Email: wellik@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 262-5491

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Hox genes in mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) and their role in development, repair and regeneration

Faculty

Anita Bhattacharyya

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: bhattacharyy@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 265-6142

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Altered development of the cerebral cortex in neurodevelopmental disorders

Barak Blum

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: bblum4@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 265-5211 | Fax: (608) 262-7306

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Regulation of terminal differentiation and functional maturation of stem and progenitor cells, regenerative biology of the endocrine pancreas, diabetes

Grace Boekhoff-Falk

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: boekhofffalk@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 262-1609 | Fax: (608) 262-7306

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Development and evolution of neural systems

Emery Bresnick

Position title: Gary Felsenfeld Professor of Cell and Regenerative Biology; Lowell and Gwendolyn Smythe Endowed Professor; Director, UW-Madison Blood Cancer Research Program

Email: ehbresni@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 265-6446

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Cancer Predisposition Mechanisms; Epigenetics; Hematology; Genomics/Precision Medicine; Stem/Progenitor Cell Biology

Ricki Colman

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: rcolman@primate.wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 263-3544

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Energy regulation and the impact of caloric restriction on aging in nonhuman primates

Ying Ge

Position title: Professor

Email: ge2@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 263-9212 | Fax: (608) 265-5512 |

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Cardiovascular Systems Biology through High-resolution Mass Spectrometry-based Comparative Proteomics and Metabolomics

Daniel S. Greenspan

Position title: Professor

Email: dsgreens@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 262-4676 | Fax: (608) 262-6691

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Extracellular modulators of cellular behaviors in development, homeostasis, and disease

Anne Griep

Position title: Professor

Email: aegriep@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 262-8988

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Molecular and genetic regulation of mouse development, in particular ocular development and disease

Timothy J. Kamp

Position title: Professor - Medicine; Co-director - Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Email: tjk@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 263-1172, (608) 263-1532

Address:
ORGAN SYSTEM/DISEASE FOCUS - Cardiac, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, arrhythmias
ALIGNED RESEARCH FOCUS - Cardiogenesis from embryonic stem cells

Junsu Kang

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: junsu.kang@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 262-8678

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Heart regeneration, fin regeneration, regeneration enhancer, gene regulation, genetic mutant, zebrafish

Pamela Kreeger

Position title: Associate Professor - Biomedical Engineering

Email: kreeger@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 890-2915 | Fax: (608) 265-9239

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Systems biology, cell-cell interactions, tumor microenvironment, ovarian cancer, collective migration

Youngsook Lee

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: youngsooklee@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 265-6352

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Transcriptional control of normal cardiovascular development and function

Bo Liu

Position title: Professor - Surgery

Email: liub@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 263-5931

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Biology of blood vessels, inflammation, intracellular signaling, cell death, cell-cell communications, extracellular matrix protein biology.

Valentina Lo Sardo

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: losardo@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 265-5624

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Genetic risk factors in cardiovascular disease and cancer, role in cell fate and state determination, ethnicity-based risk for disease

Ahmed Mahmoud

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: aimahmoud@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 262-8682

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Cellular and Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration

Suzanne Ponik

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: ponik@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 265-2398

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Breast cancer, cell interactions with the extracellular matrix, and immune modulation in the collagen-dense tumor microenvironment.

Igor Slukvin

Position title: Professor - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Email: islukvin@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 263-0058

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Hematopoietic development from pluripotent stem cells; de novo generation of hematopoietic stem cells, modeling leukemia stem cells using reprogramming technologies.

Rupa Sridharan

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: rsridharan2@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 316-4422

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Epigenetics of cell fate change

Owen Tamplin

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: tamplin@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 890-0938

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - The hematopoietic stem cell microenvironment

James Thomson

Position title: John D. Macarthur Professor; Director of Regenerative Biology, Morgridge Institute For Research; Professor, Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology, UW School of Medicine and Public Health; Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, UC Santa Barbara

Email: jthomson@morgridge.org

Phone: Phone: (608) 316-4348

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Human and non-human primate embryonic stem cells

Beth Weaver

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: baweaver@wisc.edu

Phone: Phone: (608) 263-5309

Address:
RESEARCH INTERESTS - Regulation of chromosome segregation during mitosis. Impact of chromosome missegregation on tumors