NTP faculty Su-Chun Zhang and his lab work with stem-cell cultures at the Waisman Center.

Jeff Miller, University Communications

Faculty Research

NTP has 88 trainers and more than 20 additional faculty members affiliated with the program, crossing into over 22 departments on campus. A complete list of all faculty members affiliated with the program is listed below, please contact the program for a list of trainers.

Please see the links below to research our individual faculty members and their outstanding work. The lists are in alphabetical order by last name.

For information on how to apply to become a NTP faculty member please click here.

Faculty Listing in Alphabetical order by Last Name

Faculty A-D

  • Heather Abercrombie

    Abercrombie, Heather C.

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    hcabercr@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-6126

  • Andy Alexander

    Alexander, Andrew

    Faculty Co-Director, Brain Imaging Core, Director of MR Physics Research, Professor of Medical Physics and Psychiatry

    alalexander2@wisc.edu
    265-8233

  • Reid Alisch

    Alisch, Reid

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    alisch@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8430

  • Ashton

    Ashton, Randolph

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    rashton2@wisc.edu
    (608) 316-4312

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    Atwood, Craig S.

    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Health Science Specialist, Geriatrics Research, Education & Clinical Core, VA Hospital; Research Director, Laboratory for Endocrinology, Aging & Disease

    csa@medicine.wisc.edu
    256-1901

  • Anjon Audhya

    Audhya, Anjon

    Associate Professor Department of Biomolecular Chemistry

    audhya@wisc.edu
    608-262-3761

  • Anthony Auger

    Auger, Anthony P.

    Professor, Department of Psychology

    apauger@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-3743

  • Tracy Baker

    Baker, Tracy L.

    Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences

    bakert@vetmed.wisc.edu
    (608) 890-2964

  • Vaishali Bakshi

    Bakshi, Vaishali P.

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    vbakshi@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-6062

  • Brian Baldo

    Baldo, Brian A.

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    babaldo@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-4019

  • Matthew Banks

    Banks, Matthew I.

    Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

    mibanks@wisc.edu
    (608) 261-1143

  • Barb Bendlin

    Bendlin, Barbara

    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

    bbb@medicine.wisc.edu
    (608) 265-2483

  • Allyson J. Bennett

    Bennett, Allyson J.

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

    ajbennett2@wisc.edu
    608-262-6020

  • Craig Berridge

    Berridge, Craig W.

    Professor, Department of Psychology

    berridge@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-5938

  • Rasmus Birn Prof

    Birn, Rasmus

    Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Medical Physics

    rbirn@wisc.edu
    265-5609

  • Seth Blair

    Blair, Seth S.

    Professor, Department of Zoology

    ssblair@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-1345

  • Grace Boekhoff-Falk

    Boekhoff-Falk, Grace

    Associate Professor, Department of Cell & Regenerative Biology

    boekhofffalk@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-1609

  • Mark Brownfield

    Brownfield, Mark S.

    Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

    brownm@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-5863

  • Corinna Burger

    Burger, Corinna

    Associate Professor of Neurology

    burger@neurology.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-0301

  • Baron Chanda

    Chanda, Baron

    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    chanda@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-3936

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    Chang, Qiang

    Associate Professor, Department of Genetics

    qchang@waisman.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-9416

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    Chapman, Edwin R.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    chapman@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-1762

  • Shing-Yan Chiu

    Chiu, Shing-Yan

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    schiu1@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-6994

  • Bradley Christian

    Christian, Bradley T.

    Associate Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry; Director of PET Physics, Waisman Brain Imaging Lab

    bchristian@wisc.edu
    (608) 890-0750

  • Chiara Cirelli

    Cirelli, Chiara

    Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    ccirelli@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-9236

  • CislerJosh

    Cisler , Josh M

    Assistant Professor

    jcisler2@wisc.edu

  • Michelle Ciucci

    Ciucci, Michelle

    Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

    ciucci@surgery.wisc.edu
    (608) 265-6516

  • Nansi Colley

    Colley, Nansi J.

    Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    njcolley@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-5398

  • Cynthia Czajkowski

    Czajkowski, Cynthia

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    cmczajko@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-5863

  • Richard Davidson

    Davidson, Richard J.

    Vilas Professor, Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry

    rjdavids@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8972

  • Robert Dempsey

    Dempsey, Robert

    Manucher J. Javid Professor; Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery; Director, Multidisciplinary Stroke Program

    dempsey@neurosurgery.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-1410

  • Erik Dent

    Dent, Erik W.

    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    ewdent@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-7884

  • Ian Duncan

    Duncan, Ian D.

    Professor, Department of Medical Sciences

    duncani@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-9828

Faculty E-J

  • Emborg, Marina

    Associate Professor, Medical Physics; Director, Preclinical Parkinson's Research Program

    emborg@primate.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-9714

  • Fabry, Zsuzsanna

    Professor, CMP Graduate Program Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    zfabry@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-8716

  • Fettiplace, Robert

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    fettiplace@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-9320

  • Gammie, Stephen C.

    Professor, Department of Zoology

    scgammie@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-3457

  • Gomez, Timothy M.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    tmgomez@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-4554

  • Grinblat, Yevgenya

    Associate Professor, Departments of Zoology & Neuroscience

    ygrinblat@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-3219

  • Halloran, Mary C.

    Professor, Departments of Zoology & Neuroscience

    mchalloran@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-7875

  • Herringa, Ryan

    Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry UW-Madison

    herringa@wisc.edu

  • Huang, Zhen

    Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology & Neuroscience

    zhuang3@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-2469

  • Huang, Xin

    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    xhuang43@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-2744

  • Hubbard, Edward

    Assistant Professor, Deparment of Education Psychology

    emhubbard@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-2607

  • Iskandar, Bermans J.

    Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

    iskandar@neurosurgery.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-9651

  • Jackson, Meyer B.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    mbjackso@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-9111

  • Johnson, Jeffrey A.

    Professor, Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy

    jajohnson@pharmacy.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-2893

  • Johnson, Sterling C.

    Professor, Department of Medicine

    scj@medicine.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-9549

  • Johnson, Stephen M.

    Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

    johnsons@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-2996

  • Jones, Mathew V.

    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    mathewjones@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-4394

Faculty K-O

  • Kalil, Ronald E.

    Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health

    rekalil@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-4903

  • Kalil, Katherine

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    kakalil@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8902

  • Kalin, Ned H.

    Hedberg Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry

    nkalin@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-6079

  • Kemnitz, Joseph W.

    Professor, Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology

    kemnitz@primate.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-3588

  • Koenigs, Michael R.

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    mrkoenigs@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-1679

  • Kuo, John S.

    Associate Professor, Depts of Neurological Surgery and Human Oncology; Director, Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program; Chair, Carbone Cancer Center CNS Tumors Group

    kuo@neurosurgery.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-7303

  • Levin, Leonard A.

    Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    lalevin@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-6546

  • Levine, Jon

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience; Director, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

    levine@primate.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-3500

  • Li, Lingjun

    Professor, Department of Pharmacy

    lli@pharmacy.wisc.edu
    (608) 265-8491

  • Lipton, Peter

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    plipton@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-1709

  • Litovsky, Ruth

    Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    litovksy@waisman.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-5045

  • Lou, Xuelin

    Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    xluo3@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-6265

  • Marler, Catherine A.

    Professor, Department of Psychology

    camarler@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-5598

  • Messing, Albee

    Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences

    messing@waisman.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-9191

  • Meyerand, M. Elizabeth

    Professor, Departments of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering; Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    memeyerand@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-1685

  • Moore, Darcie L.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    darcie.moore@wisc.edu
    608-265-7836

  • Nickells, Robert

    Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    nickells@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-6037

  • Nitschke, Jack B.

    Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology

    jnitschke@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8600

  • O'Connor-Giles, Kate

    Associate Professor, Department of Genetics

    occonorgiles@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-4813

  • Oertel, Donata

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    doertel@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-6281

  • Okonkwo, Ozioma

    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

    ozioma@medicine.wisc.edu
    (608) 265-4479

Faculty P-T

  • Pearce, Robert A.

    Chair and Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

    rapearce@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-0208

  • Plante, David T.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    dplante@wisc.edu

  • Populin, Luis

    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    lpopulin@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-6451

  • Postle, Brad R.

    Professor, Department of Psychology

    postle@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-4330

  • Prabhakaran, Vivek

    Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

    vprabhakaran@uwhealth.org
    (608) 265-5269

  • Puglielli, Luigi

    Professor, Department of Medicine

    lp1@medicine.wisc.edu
    (608) 280-7000

  • Riters, Lauren V.

    Professor, Department of Zoology

    lvriters@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-6506

  • Robertson, Gail A.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    garobert@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-3339

  • Rogers, Timothy T.

    Professor, Department of Psychology

    ttrogers@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-0808

  • Rokers, Bas

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

    rokers@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8992

  • Roopra, Avtar S.

    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    asroopra@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-6930

  • Roseboom, Patrick H.

    Senior Scientist, Department of Psychiatry

    roseboom@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-0504

  • Rosenberg, Ari

    Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    ari.rosenberg@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-5782

  • Roy, Subhojit

    Associate Professor

    roy27@wisc.edu

  • Ruoho, Arnold E.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    aeruoho@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-5382

  • Rutecki, Paul A.

    Professor and Vice Chairperson, Department of Neurology; Director of VA Northwest Epilepsy Center of Excellence

    rutecki@neurology.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-5448

  • Saalmann, Yuri

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

    saalmann@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-8671

  • Saha, Krishanu

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    ksaha@wisc.edu
    (608) 316-4313

  • Seidenberg, Mark S.

    Professor, Department of Psychology

    seidenberg@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-2553

  • Smith, Philip H.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    phsmith@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-0291

  • Stretton, Antony O. W.

    Professor, Department of Zoology

    aostrett@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-2172

  • Sutula, Thomas P.

    Chair and Professor, Department of Neurology

    sutula@neurology.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-5448

  • Suzuki, Masatoshi

    Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences

    msuzuki@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-4264

  • Taylor, Michael

    Assistant Professor

    michael.taylor@wisc.edu

  • Terasawa, Ei

    Professor, Department of Pediatrics

    terasawa@primate.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-3579

  • Thorne, Robert G.

    Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

    rthorne@pharmacy.wisc.edu
    (608) 890-3508

  • Tononi, Giulio

    Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    gtononi@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-6063

  • Travers, Brittany

    Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program in the Department of Kinesiology, Waisman Center

    btravers@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-0282

  • Turkstra, Lyn

    Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    lsturkstra@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-7583

Faculty U-Z

  • Uhlrich, Daniel J.

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience; Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Policy, UW Graduate School

    duhlrich@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-1044

  • Van Kan, Peter L. E.

    Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology

    vankan@education.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-7423

  • Vemuganti, Raghu

    Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

    vemuganti@neurosurgery.wisc.edu
    (608) 263-4055

  • Watters, Jyoti J.

    Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences

    jjwatters@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-1016

  • Wesley, Umadevi

    Research Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

    u.wesley@neurosurgery.wisc.edu
    (608) 262-7962

  • Wildonger, Jill C.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry

    wildonger@wisc.edu
    (608) 890-4619

  • Williams, Justin C.

    Professor & Department Chairperson, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    jwilliams@engr.wisc.edu
    (608) 265-3952

  • Wolman, Marc

    Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology

    mawolman@wisc.edu
    (608) 890-1962

  • Yang, Jay

    Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

    jyang75@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-6710

  • Yin, Jerry C.P.

    Professor, Departments of Genetics and Neurology

    jcyin@wisc.edu
    (608) 262-5014

  • Yu, John-Paul

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    jpyu@uwhealth.org
    (608) 265-4792

  • Zhang , Su-Chun

    Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Neurology

    suchun.zhang@wisc.edu
    (608) 265-2543

  • Zhao, Xinyu

    Jenni and Kyle Professor, Waisman Center, Department of Neuroscience

    xinyu.zhao@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-9906

  • Ziskind-Conhaim, Lea

    Professor, Department of Neuroscience

    lziskind@wisc.edu
    (608) 263-3382