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Richard M. Amasino

Carlos O. Miller Professor of Biochemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Phone: (608) 265-2170
Research Area: Regulation of plant development; mechanisms of floral induction
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Aseem Z. Ansari

Professor (also with The Genome Center)
Phone: (608) 265-4690
Research Area: Studying the regulation of gene expression at the interface of chemistry, biology and genomics
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Alan D. Attie

Jack Gorski Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-1372
Research Area: Genetics of Diabetes, beta-cell biology, lipid metabolism
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Sebastian Y. Bednarek

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-0309
Research Area: Plant cell biology; intracellular protein trafficking, membrane biogenesis
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Samuel E. Butcher

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-3890
Research Area: Structural biology of RNA interactions that regulate gene expression
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Jason R. Cantor

Assistant Professor (also with the Morgridge Institute for Research, Affiliate, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)
Phone: (608) 316-4565
Research Area: Studies how environmental factors impact metabolic regulation and requirements with relevance to cancer and immunology
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Michael M. Cox

Evelyn M. Mercer Professor in Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-1181
Research Area: Molecular biology and enzymology of genetic recombination and DNA repair
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Scott M. Coyle

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Understanding and engineering microscale molecular and cellular machines
Elizabeth A. Craig

Elizabeth A. Craig

Elizabeth Cavert Miller Professor, Steenbock Professor of Microbial Science
Phone: (608) 263-7105
Research Area: Folding and remodeling of proteins in the cell - the function of molecular chaperones
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Brian G. Fox

Marvin J. Johnson Professor in Fermentation Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-9708
Research Area: Biochemical, catalytic, and spectroscopic studies of redox active enzymes; protein engineering
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Paul D. Friesen

Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7774
Research Area: Molecular biology of eukaryotic DNA viruses, regulation of gene expression, programmed cell death (apoptosis), and retrotransposons
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Colleen E. Hayes

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-6387
Research Area: Molecular mechanisms that regulate immune responses
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Katherine Henzler-Wildman

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-1094
Research Area: Dynamics and function of integral membrane proteins, secondary active transport, ion channels
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Hazel M. Holden

Professor
Phone: (608) 262-4988
Research Area: Structure and function of enzymes
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Aaron Hoskins

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-3101
Research Area: Elucidating biochemical mechanisms in eukaryotic RNA metabolism with chemistry, biology, and single molecule analysis
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Judith Kimble

Vilas Professor, Vannevar Bush Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-6188
Research Area: Molecular regulation of animal development
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Robert N. Kirchdoerfer

Assistant Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-6191
Research Area: Structural and biochemical exploration of RNA virus entry and replication
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Robert Landick

Professor
Phone: (608) 265-8475
Research Area: RNA polymerase structure/function; regulation of transcript elongation in bacteria and humans
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John L. Markley

Steenbock Professor of Biomolecular Structure (also Director of NMRFAM and BMRB)
Phone: (608) 263-9349
Research Area: NMR spectroscopy and its biological applications; structure function relationships in proteins; stable-isotope-assisted multinuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; processing and analysis of multi-dimensional NMR data; structural genomics; metabolomics
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Thomas F. J. Martin

Wasson Professorship in Biochemistry of Higher Animals
Phone: (608) 263-2427
Research Area: Mechanisms of hormone action; signal transduction and second messengers; regulation of hormone and neurotransmitter secretion; inositol phospholipid biochemistry
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James M. Ntambi

Katherine Berns Von Donk Steenbock Professor (also Nutritional Sciences)
Phone: (608) 265-3700
Research Area: Genetic regulation of metabolism: the stearoyl-CoA desaturase genes
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David J. Pagliarini

Associate Professor (also with the Morgridge Institute for Research)
Phone: (608) 316-4664
Research Area: Mitochondrial biogenesis and metabolism; cell signaling; proteomics
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Ann C. Palmenberg

Roland Rueckert Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7519
Research Area: Biology and Biochemistry of RNA picornaviruses
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J. Wesley Pike

Professor
Phone: (608) 262-8229
Research Area: Transcriptional mechanisms of steroid hormone action in the skeleton
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John Ralph

Professor (also Biological Systems Engineering and D.O.E. Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center)
Phone: (608) 890-2429
Research Area: Plant cell wall structure, biosynthesis and utilization
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Srivatsan Raman

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 890-1036
Research Area: Understanding and engineering allosteric proteins, orthogonal transcriptional systems, programmable synthetic bacteriophages
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Ivan Rayment

Michael G. Rossmann Professor of Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-0437
Research Area: Molecular basis of protein function
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M. Thomas Record, Jr.

Steenbock Professor in Chemical Sciences
Phone: (608) 262-5332
Research Area: Protein-nucleic acid interactions, including kinetics and mechanism of transcription initiation, characterization of DNA wrapping in protein DNA complexes, development of small molecule solutes as thermodynamic and mechanistic probes of protein and DNA conformational changes.
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Philip A. Romero

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 262-5943
Research Area: Protein engineering, computational biology, high-throughput technology
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Alessandro Senes

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-2584
Research Area: Biochemical and computational studies of membrane protein interactions
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Judith Simcox

Assistant Professor (adjunct Nutritional Sciences)
Phone: (608) 262-8588
Research Area: Inter-organ communication through lipid derived metabolites
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Michael R. Sussman

Professor
Phone: (608) 262-8608
Research Area: Signal transduction in eukaryotes, development of genomic technologies, plasma membrane receptors and ion transporters, Arabidopsis thaliana
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Ophelia S. Venturelli

Assistant Professor (also Bacteriology and Chemical and Biological Engineering)
Phone: (608) 263-7017
Research Area: Understanding and engineering microbial communities across space and time
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Amy M. Weeks

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Spatially-resolved mapping of post-translational modifications; protein engineering; chemoproteomics
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Marvin P. Wickens

Max Perutz Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-8007
Research Area: Molecular genetics; RNA and RNA-protein interactions; developmental biology
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Jill C. Wildonger

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-4619
Research Area: Building neuronal function with motors and microtubules
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Elizabeth R. Wright

Professor (also Morgridge Institute for Research)
Phone: (608) 265-0666
Research Area: Develops and uses cryo-electron microscopy methods and molecular biology approaches to explore the 3D structures of viruses, bacteria, and mammalian cells.