Center for Microbiome Research

Center for Microbiome Research

Meet Our Team

Director

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Nita H. Salzman, MD, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Center for Microbiome Research; Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program; CRI Research Unit Leader for Infection, Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit; Director, GI Clinical Laboratory

(414) 955-4244

Antimicrobial Peptides, host-microbe interactions in the GI tract, microbiota in health and disease

Steering Committee

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Joseph T. Barbieri, PhD

Professor; Director, Medical Scientist Training Program

jtb01@mcw.edu

Microbial Pathogenesis

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Martin J. Hessner, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics (Endocrinology); Director, Max McGee National Research Center for Juvenile Diabetes

mhessner@mcw.edu

The Microbiome in the Development and Progression of Type 1 Diabetes

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John R. Kirby, PhD

Chair, Microbiology & Immunology; Walter Schroeder Professor in Microbiology and Immunology; Associate Director, Genome Sciences & Precision Medicine Center; Associate Director, Center for Microbiome Research

jkirby@mcw.edu

Microbial Signal Transduction

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Sandra L. McLellan, PhD

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences

Environmental Microbial Populations

Partners and Affiliations

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Joseph D. Thulin, DVM, MS, DACLAM

Associate Professor; Director, Biomedical Resource Center

jthulin@mcw.edu

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Bradley W. Taylor

CTSI Research Informatics

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Christopher J. Kristich, PhD

Associate Professor; Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research

ckristich@mcw.edu

(414) 955-4141

Staff

Mary L. Holtz, PhD

Program Manager

Jennifer Zeigelbauer

Manager, Gnotobiotic Facility

Michael Hayward

Research Associate

Amy Pan, PhD

Biostatistician

Vy Lam, PhD

Bioinformatician

Juan Antonio Raygoza Garay, PhD

Bioinformatician

Samantha Atkinson

Bioinformatician

Orlando DeLeon

Bioinformatician