Kris Sankaran

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Assistant Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Statistical tools for exploring latent variation in microbiological and earth systems data

Christopher Bou-Saab

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  • Undergraduate Student

Identifying the key regulator genes that are responsible for reprogramming.

Anusha Mehendale

  • Research Staff

Diet, aging, metabolism and epigenetic states in model systems and population studies.

Jayaraman Tharmalingam

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  • Postdoctoral Associate

Integrate computational and experimental models of host-pathogen interaction in bacterial infections

Nathan Kolbow

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  • Graduate Student

Statistical methods for constructing phylogenetic trees and networks.

Carl Simmons

  • Graduate Student

Epigenetic mechanisms in plants and computational biology.

Harshini Cormaty

  • Graduate Student

Epigenetic mechanisms that control Primordial Germ Cell differentiation in mice

Molecular Puzzles in 3D: Understanding a Mechanism for Methylation

A new publication from the Xuehua Zhong’s group at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the genetics department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison clarifies an important epigenetic mechanism in plants that will help researchers better understand the epigenomes of both plants and animals.

Spencer Halberg

  • Graduate Student

Computational methods to model cellular networks.

Saptarshi Pyne

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Development of computational methods for inference and analysis of biological networks

Chris Thomas

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Mass spectrometry-based metabolomics workflows for antibiotic discovery

Andrew Hryckowian

Assistant Professor

  • WID Affiliate

The molecular mechanisms and genetic circuitry underlying microbiome community dynamics

Susan Thibeault

Professor, Diane M. Bless Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology

  • Discovery Fellow

Vocal fold mucosa biology in health and disease

Claudia Solís-Lemus

Assistant Professor

  • WID Faculty

My research involves the development of statistical models to answer biological questions.

Uncovering a Connection Between Regulators and Genes During Early Neurodevelopment

WID researchers used a collaborative combination of computational and wet lab experimental techniques to find a connection between a transcription factor and a neurodevelopment gene.

Ryan Herringa

Ryan Herringa

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Neurodevelopmental mechanisms of stress and mental illness in youth