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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John R. Kirby, PhD

Chair, Microbiology & Immunology; Walter Schroeder Professor in Microbiology and Immunology; Associate Director, Microbiome, Genomic Sciences and 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, FAMIA

Chief Research Informatics Officer

btaylor@mcw.edu

(414) 805-7307

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Christopher J. Kristich, PhD

Professor; Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research

ckristich@mcw.edu

(414) 955-4141

Staff

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Mary L. Holtz, PhD

Program Manager I

Jennifer Zeigelbauer

Manager, Gnotobiotic Facility

Michael Hayward

Research Associate

Amy Pan, PhD

Biostatistician

Vy Lam, PhD

Bioinformatician

Samantha Atkinson, PhD

Bioinformatician

Orlando DeLeon

Bioinformatician