Joel Andersson

Joel Andersson

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Software and algorithms for nonlinear optimization, algorithmic differentiation and optimal control.

Amr Abdeen

Amr Abdeen

  • Postdoctoral Associate

CRISPR-Cas9 Delivery

Ginger Ann

Outreach Manager

  • Administrative Staff

Enhancing outreach and contributing to the Wisconsin Idea philosophy.

Eric Armstrong

Eric Armstrong

  • Research Staff

Comparative metabolomics; Epigenetics of therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Brittany Baur

Brittany Baur

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Predicting long-range enhancer-promoter interactions

Johan Bengtsson-Palme

Johan Bengtsson-Palme

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Effects of antibiotic exposure on invasion, robustness and interactions in microbial communities

John Benson

John Benson

Chief of Staff, Executive Assistant to the Director

  • Administrative Staff

Advise Director's actions, activities, and facilitate programming in accordance with Director's intent

Kory Breuer

Kory Breuer

Human Resources Assistant

  • Administrative Staff

Coordinate human resource functions for WID. Primary contact for staffing, payroll, and benefits.

Gail Casper

Gail Casper

Senior Scientist

  • Research Staff

Use visualization to explore technologies to support management of health and illness in the home.

Zachary Charles

Zachary Charles

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Mathematical machine learning and applications of algebra and geometry to data science.

Xiangsong Chen

Xiangsong Chen

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Functions and mechanisms of histone modifiers in plant development and environmental response.

Jiani Chen

Jiani Chen

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Epigenetic regulation of stress memory in plants

Adam Christensen

Adam Christensen

Assistant Scientist

  • Research Staff

Building optimization models that help untangle issues of environmental sustainability.

Rush Dhillon

Rush Dhillon

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Mechanisms underlying biochemical and physiological adaptations within the mitochondria.

Jeffrey Dischler

Jeff Dischler

Software Developer

  • Research Staff

Web and systems development facilitating access to optimization research

Micah Dombroe

Micah Dombroe

Lab Manager

  • Research Staff

Genomic DNA sequencing and viral production. Facilitate various administrative functions.

Nikolai Fedorchak

Nikolai Fedorchak

Associate Research Specialist

  • Research Staff

Research concerning Human Neural Organoids, Tissue Engineering, and CNS Development. Facilitate various administrative duties.

Manuel Garavito

Manuel Garavito

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Genetic bases of multi-species bacterial communities

Jennifer Heinritz

Jennifer Heinritz

Lab Manager

  • Research Staff

Handle the comings and goings of the Baum, Handelsman, Vetsigian and Yin labs

Bin Hu

Bin Hu

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Bridge robust control tools with machine learning research (stochastic optimization, deep RL, etc)