Affiliate Faculty Members



Research Area

Jean-Michel Ane, PhD


Symbiotic associations between microbes and plants

Alan Attie, PhD


Genetics and genomics of metabolic disease.

Emery Bresnick, PhD

Cell and Regenerative Biology & Carbone Cancer Center

Hematopoiesis, Blood Cancers and Genome/Epigenome Function

Mark Burkard, MD, PhD

Medicine & Carbone Cancer Center

Genomic instability and precision oncology

Huy Dinh, PhD

Oncology & Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

Tumor microenvironment heterogeneity, cancer immunology, DNA methylation, computational biology

Jason Fletcher, PhD

Sociology & LaFollette Center

Social genomics

Ying  Ge, PhD

Cell and Regenerative Biology & Chemistry

Cardiac systems biology, top-down proteomics, metabolomics, heart failure

Anthony Gitter, PhD

Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics & Morgridge Institute

Computational biology & biological networks

Melissa Harrison, PhD

Biomolecular Chemistry

Transcriptional regulation during development and disease

Gaelen Hess, PhD

Biomolecular Chemistry & Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine

High-Throughput Functional Genomics to Improve Human Health

Hasan Khatib, PhD

Animal and Dairy Sciences

Epigenetics and genomics of emrbyo development and fertility; nutritional epigenomics

Brian Kirkpatrick, PhD

Animal and Dairy Sciences

Genomics of reproduction and disease susceptibility in cattle.

Robert Landick, PhD

Biochemistry & Bacteriology

Genome-scale transcriptional regulation in microbes

Jessica Lang, PhD

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ovarian cancer translational epigenetics

Lingjun Li, PhD

School of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry

Mass spectrometry, neurochemistry, systems biology for biomarker discovery

Valentina Lo Sardo, PhD

Cell and Regenerative Biology

Functional role of non-coding genetic risk factors for cardiovascular disease in cell fate and state determination

Qiongshi Lu, PhD

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics & Waisman Center

Statistical Genomics

Peter Muir, BVSc, PhD, DACVS, FRCVS

Surgical Sciences

Genomic research in companion animal species with spontaneous diseases

Muhammed Murtaza, MBBS, PhD

Surgery & Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine

Genomics-enabled cancer diagnostics

Bret Payseur, PhD

Laboratory of Genetics

Population genetics & the evolution of complex traits

Francisco Peñagaricano, PhD

Animal and Dairy Sciences

Quantitative genomics and computational biology

Jason Peters, PhD

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Fighting antibiotic resistance and climate change with bacterial genetics

Guilherme Rosa, PhD

Animal and Dairy Sciences

Genomic-assisted breeding and management of livestock

Sushmita Roy, PhD

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics & WID

Machine Learning for Regulatory Networks, Genome Organization, Evolution

Krishanu Saha, PhD

Biomedical Engineering & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Genome editing; Cell therapy; Biomanufacturing; CRISPR

Nathaniel Sharp, PhD


Evolution of mutation rate

Claudia Solis-Lemus, PhD

Department of Plant Pathology & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Phylogenomics and statistical genomics

Rupa Sridharan, PhD

Cell and Regenerative Biology

Epigenome control of cell fate

Garret Suen, PhD


A genomics-based approach for optimizing microbial-driven digestion for livestock production

Daifeng Wang, PhD

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics & Waisman Center

Bioinformatics, Machine learning, Functional genomics

Kent Weigel, PhD

Animal and Dairy Sciences

Methods, strategies, and applications of whole-genome selection in dairy cattle

Wei Xu, PhD

McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research

Epigenetics and genomics of breast cancer

John Yin, PhD

Chemical & Biological Engineering & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Quantitative experimental and computational virology

Mostafa Zamanian, PhD

Pathobiological Sciences

Molecular parasitology, host-parasite interactions, and anti-parasitic drugs and resistance

Shuang Zhao, MD, MSE

Human Oncology

Biomarker development in oncology

Xuehua Zhong, PhD

Genetics & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Multi-omic approaches to understand epigenetic regulations of plant traits and environmental adaptation