James Dowell

Assistant Scientist, Epigenetics
330 North Orchard Street, Room 2166
Madison WI 53715
Joined WID: 2012

Epigenetic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease <br />


  • BS, Chemistry, University of Kansas-Lawrence
  • PhD. Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Description

James Dowell's research is focused on the application of mass spectrometry-based proteomics to the identification of novel mechanisms of chromatin remodeling. Specifically, Dowell is developing novel proteomics methodologies to identify histone post-translational modifications and decipher their role in chromatin remodeling.


Society for Neuroscience (SFN)

American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)


  • American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006-2008
  • Mern Kier Fellowship in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002-2003
  • Honors Program, University of Kansas, 1992-1998