T32 Faculty

ERP T32 Faculty Trainers

David Abbott

Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Neuroendocrine Function, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Anjon Audhya

Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry

Membrane Development and Organization

Ian M. Bird

Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Uterine blood flow, eNOS

Derek Boeldt

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Translational approaches for preeclampsia therapy; Changes in vascular biology and function in response to pregnancy

Ricki Colman

Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

The effects of caloric restriction on non-human primates

Dawn Davis

Associate Professor, Medicine

Basic and translational research on diabetes and obesity

Thaddeus (Ted) Golos

Professor & Department Chairperson, Comparative Biosciences

Placenta biology, stem cells

Laura Hernandez

Associate Professor, Dairy Science

Lactation biology

Colin Jefcoate

Professor Emeritus, Cell and Regenerative Biology

stAR protein

Joan Jorgensen

Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Gonad formation

Hasan Khatib

Professor, Animal Science

Genomic imprinting; Genetic development of embryos in cattle; Genetic traits that impact health and milk quality in cattle

Michelle Kimple

Associate Professor, Medicine

Signal transduction; Diabetes pathophysiology

Pam Kling

Professor, Pediatrics

Neonatal development, Growth factors

Sathish Kumar

Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Placenta biology; preeclampsia; hypertension

Jon Levine

Professor, Neuroscience; Director, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Bo Liu

Professor, Surgery

Molecular mechanism underlying vascular inflammation: Molecular mechanism underlying occlusive vascular diseases; and Development of new materials for biomedical applications (gene delivery and vascular grafts)

Matthew Merrins

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Pancreatic islet metabolism and diabetes; live-cell imaging, electrophysiology, and protein biochemistry

John Parrish

Professor, Animal Science

Sperm regulation and function; Equine reproduction

Manish Patankar

Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology; ERP Program Associate Director

Epithelial Ovarian Cancer (EOS)

Bikash Pattnaik

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Understanding the mechanism of Kir7.1 mutations associated blindness using patient derived iPS-Retinal Pigment Epithelium cells

Bret Payseur

Professor, Genetics

Genetics of hybrid sterility

Francisco Pelegri

Professor, Genetics

Cellular and molecular level processes involved in early vertebrate development

Linda Schuler

Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Prolactin; Growth hormones

Dinesh Shah

Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Maternal-fetal medicine; Mechanisms of preeclamptic hypertension

Aleksandar Stanic-Kostic

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

The role of Innate Lymphoid cells and immune cellular networks in the architectural organization of the maternal/fetal interface

Ei Terasawa

Professor, Pediatrics


Chad Vezina

Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Prostate disease

Jyoti Watters

Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Molecular mechanisms employed by microglia; Central nervous system

Milo Wiltbank

Professor, Dairy Science

Hormonal interaction; Intracellular regulation of cell death and steroidogenesis in the corpus luteum; Regulation of ovarian function in dairy cattle

Jing Zheng

Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Endothelial cell function

ERP T32 Training Partners

Lisa Arendt

Assistant Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Obesity; Breast cancer; Mammary gland; Inflammation; Stromal/epithelial interactions

Barak Blum

Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Regulation of terminal differentiation and functional maturation of stem and progenitor cells, regenerative biology of the endocrine pancreas, diabetes

Deb Ehrenthal

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

A life course framework to investigate the determinants of health outcomes and health disparities of populations

Pam Kreeger

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

The use of mathematical, and computational techniques to address cellular signaling questions relevant to women's health

Dudley Lamming

Assistant Professor, Medicine


Irene Ong

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology