Principal Investigator 

Associate Scientists

Lab Manager

Postdoctoral Fellows

Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students












Patricia Keely, Ph.D.
B.S., University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Postdoctoral Research, Washington University, St. Louis
Postdoctoral Research, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Suzanne Ponik, Ph.D.
B.S., Norbert College
Postdoctoral Research, Indiana University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matt Conklin, Ph.D.    
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison                                                                         
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison                                                                            
Postdoctoral Research, University of California-San Diego
David Inman
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mouse Whisperer

Seiichiro Ishihara, Ph.D. 

B.S., Hokkaido University
M.S., Hokkaido University
Ph.D., Hokkaido University

Esteban Carrillo, Ph.D.                                                        
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sarah Erickson-Bhatt, Ph.D.                                                  
B.S., University of South Florida                                                                               
Ph.D, Florida International University                                                                               
Postdoctoral Research, University of Illinois-Urbana
Lucas Tomko                                                                                             
B.S., Hiram College
Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (6th year)
Brett Morris                                                                                             
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.D./Ph.D. Candidate (G4)
Joseph Szulczewski                                                                                             
B.S., University of Colorado, Boulder
Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (5th year)
Madeline Gore
Majoring in Molecular Biology and Theatre
Michael Brodhead
Majoring in Biology


Former Members

Karla Esboña, Ph.D. Graduate Student - Research Associate in Dr. Mark Burkard's Laboratory at UW-Madison

Maria Garcia Mendoza, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Cellular and Molecular Biology) - Postdoctoral Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center. 
Brian Burkel, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow - Assistant Scientist and Lab Manager in Dr. Jacob Notbohm's Laboratory at UW-Madison
Colleen Curran, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow - Biologist at NIH Clinical Center: Critical Care Medicine Department  
Kristin Riching, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) - Senior Scientist I at Promega in the Functional Proteomics Group
Pam Young, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow - Light and Optical Microscopist at Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis at The University of Sydney
Jessica Heck, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology) - Pharmacist at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
Steve Trier, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) - Scientist at Bruker Nano
Paolo Provenzano, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow - Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Scott Gehler, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow - Assistant Professor, Biology at Augustana College
Siobhan Wilson, M.D., Ph.D. Graduate Student (Medical Scholars Training Program) - Practicing physician - Internal medicine, UW Hospitals and Clinics
Aude Ada-Nguema, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology) - Research Scientist at University of Tennessee
Lina Kwong, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology)

Kate Modzelewska, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology) - Senior Lab Specialist - Lab Manager, University of Utah
Michele Wozniak, Ph.D. Graduate Student (Cellular and Molecular Biology) - Principal Scientist at Abbott Molecular