People

Principal Investigator

Xuehua Zhong, Ph.D

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: xuehua.zhong@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4421

Address:
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Laboratory of Genetics
University of Wisconsin
330 N. Orchard Street, Rm 2114
Madison, WI 53715

Wuhan University, BS 1999

Wuhan University, MS 2002

Ohio State University, PhD 2007

Google Scholar

Postdoctoral Fellows & Graduate Students

Jianjun Jiang, Ph.D

Position title: Postdoctoral Associate

Email: jjiang225@wisc.edu

Ray Scheid

Position title: Graduate Student, Genetics Training Program

Email: rscheid@wisc.edu

SARAH LEICHTER

Position title: Graduate Student, Genetics Training Program

Email: smleichter@wisc.edu

Zhang-wei Liu, Ph.D

Position title: Postdoctoral Associate

Email: zliu727@wisc.edu

Jie Liu, Ph.D

Position title: Postdoctoral Associate

Email: jliu894@wisc.edu

Huy Le

Position title: Graduate Student, Genetics Training Program

Email: hqle2@wisc.edu

Research Scientists

Elaine Wang

Position title: Research specialist

Email: wang983@wisc.edu

Undergraduate Students & High School Students

Katie Klimpel

Position title: Department of Genetics

Isabel Delo

Position title: Deapertment of Genetics & Psychology

RACHEL KABARA

Credentials: Department of Genetics

Danielle Schmidt

Credentials: Department of Genetics

Zhengxu Ma

Address:
Genetics and Genomics

Xinrui Ji

Credentials: Departments of Genetics and Mathematics

Former Postdoc Fellows & Graduate Students

Xiangsong Chen, Ph.D

Position title: Postdoctoral Associate

Phone: Jan 2014-Dec 2018

Address:
Last Known: Professor at Wuhan University

Dean Sanders, Ph.D

Position title: Graduate Student

Phone: Dec 2013 - Nov 2018

Address:
Last Known: Bioinformatician at UW Madison

Li Lu, Ph.D

Position title: Postdoc fellow

Phone: Apr, 2014-Apr, 2017

Address:
Last Known: Professor at Wuhan University

Kevin Mayer

Position title: Graduate Student

Phone: Dec, 2015-Apr, 2018

Address:
Last Known: Graduate Student at UW-Madison

Bo Wang

Position title: Visiting Graduate Student

Phone: Feb 2018-Oct 2019

Address:
Last Known: Graduate student at Nanjing Agricultural University

Jiani Chen, Ph.D

Position title: Postdoctoral Associate

Phone: Oct 2017 - Nov 2020

Address:
Last Known: Actuarial Analyst, Milliman IntelliScript

Former Scientist & Visiting Scientists

Ziqiang Liu, Ph.D

Position title: Visiting Scholar

Email: ziqiang.liu@icloud.com

Phone: Jan, 2016-Dec, 2016

Address:
Associate Professor @ South China Agricultural University

Gaofeng Liu

Position title: Visiting Scholar

Email: 2014204016@njau.edu.cn

Phone: Oct, 2016-Mar, 2017

Address:
PhD Student @ Nanjing Agriculture University

Zhouyuan Shen

Position title: Biological Sciences Shanghai Jiaotong University

Phone: Sep, 2017-Apr, 2018

Address:
Graduate Student @ UW Madison

Hidetaka Ito Ph.D

Position title: Visiting Professor

Email: hito@sci.hokudai.ac.jp

Address:
Hokkaido University

Adeline Ding, MS

Position title: Assistant Researcher

Phone: Feb 2019 - May 2020

Address:
Last Known: Graduate Student, UW Madison

Former Undergraduates

Zoey Zou

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Nov, 2013 – Dec, 2014

Address:
Undergraduate student @ University of Wisconsin, Madison

Rachael Fieweger

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Nov, 2014 – May, 2016

Address:
Graduate student @ Cornell University

Hang Zhang

Position title: Summer Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Jul, 2015 – Sep, 2015

Address:
Graduate student @ Tsinghua University

Yeying Chen

Position title: Summer Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Jul, 2015 – Sep, 2015

Address:
Graduate student @ The Ohio State University

Ruirong Wang

Position title: Summer Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Jul, 2016 – Sep, 2016

Address:
Graduate student @ Hongkong University

Karolina Barej

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Mar, 2015 – Mar, 2016

Address:
Undergraduate student @ University of Wisconsin, Madison

Caitilin Hoffman

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Mar, 2015 – May, 2016

Address:
Undergraduate student @ University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jennifer Sowin

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Sep, 2016 – Dec, 2016

Address:
Undergraduate student @ University of Wisconsin, Madison

Sandy Srinivasan

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Sep, 2016 – Aug, 2017

Gage Moreno

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Phone: Mar, 2016 - Dec, 2017

Phu Nguyen

Position title: Undergraduate researcher

Address:
Jan, 2017 - July, 2018

John Barth

Position title: Undergraduate Lab technician

Email: jbarth4@wisc.edu

Former High School students

Alice Ma

Position title: Summer high school student researcher

Phone: Jun, 2014 – Aug, 2014

Address:
Undergraduate student @ University of California, Berkeley

Reeken Patel

Position title: Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) high school student researcher

Phone: Jul, 2015 – Aug, 2015

Address:
High school student @ J.I. Case High School

Yang Chen

Position title: Youth Apprenticeship Program for Biotechnology (YAP) high school student researcher

Phone: Jan, 2014 – Aug, 2015

Address:
Undergraduate student @ University of Wisconsin, Madison

Lorenzo Contreras

Position title: Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) high school student researcher

Phone: Jul, 2016 – Aug, 2016

Address:
High school student @ Ronald Reagan High School

Sharon Yan

Position title: Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) high school student researcher

Phone: Jul, 2017 – Aug, 2017

Address:
High school Student @ Madison West High School