Cell Structure Signaling Researchers


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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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Margaret Clagett-Dame

Professor (also Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Phone: (608) 262-3450
Research Area: Molecular mechanism of action of the vitamin A metabolite, all-trans retinoic acid, in nervous system development; the therapeutic use of vitamin A and D analogs
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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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Judith Kimble

Vilas Professor
Phone: (608) 262-6188
Research Area: Molecular regulation of animal development
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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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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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Alessandro Senes

Associate Professor
Phone: (608) 890-2584
Research Area: Biochemical and computational studies of membrane protein interactions
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Michael R. Sussman

Professor (also Director of the Genome Center of Wisconsin)
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
Phone: (608) 263-7017
Research Area: Evolutionary design principles of biomolecular networks and ecologies and engineering of feedback control systems
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Jill C. Wildonger

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 890-4619
Research Area: Characterizing how discrete functional domains in neurons are created by investigating how proteins are trafficked; combining in vitro approaches with in vivo live-cell imaging in the developing fruit fly
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Elizabeth R. Wright

Associate 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.