University of Wisconsin–Madison


Anita Bhattacharyya

Assistant Professor

Phone: (608) 265-6142

RESEARCH INTERESTS - How the development of the cerebral cortex is altered in developmental disorders characterized by mental impairment

Barak Blum

Assistant Professor

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

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

Grace Boekhoff-Falk

Associate Professor

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

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Development and evolution of neural systems

Emery Bresnick

Professor; Director, UW-Madison Blood Research Program

Phone: (608) 265-6446

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Hematopoiesis, Stem and Progenitor Cell Biology, and Genomics/Epigenomics: Fundamental and Translational Science

Ricki Colman

Assistant Professor

Phone: (608) 263-3544

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

Ying Ge

Associate Professor

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

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

Daniel S. Greenspan


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

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

Anne Griep


Phone: (608) 262-8988

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

Colin Jefcoate

Helmut Beinert Professor of Biological Sciences

Phone: (608) 263-3975

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Physiological Mechanisms Associated with P450 Cytochromes. Our research addresses signaling mechanisms involving P450 cytochromes. These regulate activity at nuclear receptors regulated by three types of activator. - Cholesterol/steroid hormones - Fatty acids and metabolites - Ah receptor/PCB's and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Timothy J. Kamp

Professor - Medicine; Co-director - Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

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

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

Junsu Kang

Assistant Professor

Phone: (608) 262-8678

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

Joseph Kemnitz

Professor and Interim Chair

Phone: (608) 263-9726

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Regulation of energy balance and the processes of aging

Pamela Kreeger

Associate Professor - Biomedical Engineering

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

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Systems biology, cell-cell interactions, ovarian cancer, angiogenesis, macrophages

Youngsook Lee

Associate Professor

Phone: (608) 265-6352

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Transcriptional control of normal cardiovascular development and function

Bo Liu

Professor - Surgery

Phone: (608) 263-5931

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Biology of blood vessels: cellular and molecular pathologies of restenosis and abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Gary Lyons


Phone: (608) 262-2874

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Characterization of novel genes in the mouse cardiovascular system using gene trapping in embryonic stem cells

Ahmed Mahmoud

Assistant Professor

Phone: (608) 262-8682

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Cellular and Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration

Richard Moss

Professor - Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies, School of Medicine and Public Health

Phone: (608) 265-0523

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Heart and skeletal muscle physiology

Igor Slukvin

Professor - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Phone: (608) 263-0058

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

Rupa Sridharan

Assistant Professor

Phone: (608) 316-4422

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Epigenetics of cell fate change

James Thomson

John D. MacArthur Professor; Director, Regenerative Biology, Morgridge Inst. for Research; Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, UC - Santa Barbara

Phone: (608) 316-4348

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

Beth Weaver

Associate Professor

Phone: (608) 263-5309

RESEARCH INTERESTS - Regulation of chromosome segregation during mitosis

Faculty Associate

Nicholas Cozzi

Faculty Associate

Phone: (608) 262-7596

TEACHING INTERESTS - design, chemical synthesis, and pharmacological testing of substances with central nervous system activity