Environmental Microbiology Research Area

Researchers interested in Environmental Microbiology

Paul Ahlquist

Position title: Professor

Email: ahlquist@wisc.edu

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Molecular Virology
Molecular mechanisms of viral replication host interactions and oncogenesis

Caitilyn Allen

Position title: Professor

Email: callen@wisc.edu

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Plant Pathology
Physiology and genetics of bacterial plant pathogens

Daniel Amador-Noguez

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: amadornoguez@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Metabolic regulation in biofuels

Karthik Anantharaman

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: karthik@bact.wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Microbial ecology, community interactions, biogeochemistry and metagenomics

Jean-Michel Ané

Position title: Professor

Email: jane@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Symbiotic associations between plants and microbes

Jeri Barak

Position title: Professor

Email: jeri.barak@wisc.edu

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Plant Pathology
The biology of Salmonella enterica and pathogenic E. coli in association with plants

Hannah Carey

Position title: Professor

Email: hannah.carey@wisc.edu

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Comparative Biosciences
Symbiotic relationship between mammalian hibernators and their gut microbial communities

Kerri Coon

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: kerri.coon@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Insect-microbe interactions, impacts of gut microbes on the biology of disease vectors

Cameron Currie

Position title: Professor

Email: currie@bact.wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Microbial ecology and evolution, symbiosis, evolutionary genomics, and host-pathogen interactions

Audrey Gasch

Position title: Professor

Email: agasch@wisc.edu

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Genetics
Genomic expression in fungi

Tony Goldberg

Position title: Professor

Email: tony.goldberg@wisc.edu

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Pathobiological Sciences
Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Jo Handelsman

Position title: Professor

Email: jo.handelsman@wisc.edu

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Plant Pathology
Genetic and biochemical processes within plant and human microbiomes

Charles Kaspar

Position title: Professor

Email: cwkaspar@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Molecular and physiological basis of stress tolerance

Nancy Keller

Position title: Professor

Email: npkeller@wisc.edu

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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Host and pathogen signals governing pathogenesis by fungi

Katherine McMahon

Position title: Professor

Email: trina.mcmahon@wisc.edu

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Civil and Environmental Engineering
Environmental microbiology and molecular microbial ecology

Brian Pfleger

Position title: Professor

Email: pfleger@engr.wisc.edu

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Chemical Engineering
Synthetic biology, metabolic and protein engineering, natural products

Anne Pringle

Position title: Professor

Email: apringle2@wisc.edu

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Botany and Bacteriology
Evolution and ecology of natural populations of fungi

Vatsan Raman

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: sraman4@wisc.edu

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Biochemistry
Design of synthetic bacteriophages for therapy and microbiome editing, engineering microbial transcription, protein design

Eric Roden

Position title: Professor

Email: eroden@geology.wisc.edu

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Geoscience
Biogeochemistry and microbial ecology of soils, ecophysiology of anaerobic microorganisms

Garret Suen

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: gsuen@wisc.edu

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Bacteriology
Symbiotic microbes and microbial communities associated with herbivores

Thea Whitman

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: twhitman@wisc.edu

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Soil Science
Microbial ecology, terrestrial biogeochemistry, bioinformatics, and stable isotopes