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Steve Ackerman, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education

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PRIMATE CENTER DIRECTOR’S OFFICE AND SERVICE DIVISIONS

Director’s Office

DIRECTOR Dr. Jon Levine Email Dr. Levine (608) 263-3500
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Edi Chan Email Edi Chan (608) 263-3500
PUBLIC INFORMATION
AND OUTREACH SPECIALIST
Jordana Lenon Email Jordana Lenon (608) 263-7024

Animal Services

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
AND ATTENDING
VETERINARIAN
Dr. Saverio
Capuano
Email Dr. Capuano (608) 263-3571
VETERINARY SERVICES
UNIT HEAD
Dr. Shreya
Patel Larson
Email Dr. Larson (608) 261-1463
CLINICAL VETERINARIAN Dr. Michelle
Harke
Email Dr. Harke (608) 265-3240
CLINICAL VETERINARIAN Dr. Jennifer
Coonen
Email Dr. Coonen (608) 890-2992
RESEARCH VETERINARIAN Dr. Kevin
Brunner
Email Dr. Brunner (608) 265-9069
BEHAVIORAL SERVICES UNIT HEAD Dr. Peter
Pierre
Email Dr. Pierre (608) 890-2051
COLONY MANAGEMENT UNIT HEAD Bonnie
Friscino
Email Bonnie Friscino (608) 890-1142
COLONY RECORDS Lisa Tomczak Email colony records (608) 263-3540
SURGERY Dr. Shreya
Patel Larson
Email Dr. Larson (608) 261-1485
COMPLIANCE AND
TRAINING UNIT HEAD
Sandra
Boehm
Email Sandra Boehm (608) 263-0988
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
COORDINATOR
Dottie Olson Email Dottie Olson (608) 890-0798
PATHOLOGY
SERVICES
Dr. Heather
Simmons
Email Dr. Simmons (608) 265-8279
SCIENTIFIC PROTOCOL
IMPLEMENTATION

UNIT HEAD
Dr. Joe Kurian Email Dr. Joe Kurian (608) 262-9606
SCIENTIFIC PROTOCOL
IMPLEMENTATION

RESEARCH
VETERINARIAN
UNIT HEAD
Dr. Kevin
Brunner
Email Dr. Brunner (608) 265-9069

Research Services

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Dr. David Evans Email Dr. Evans (608) 265-1485
ASSAY SERVICES Dr. Amita Kapoor Email Dr.Kapoor (608) 263-3519
GENETICS SERVICES
HOST GENOTYPING AND

PATHOGEN
SEQUENCING
Dr. David O’Connor Email Dr. O’Connor (608) 890-0845
IMMUNOLOGY
SERVICES
Dr. Eva Rakasz Email Dr. Rakasz (608) 265-8998
INFORMATICS AND
DATA SERVICES
Dr. Daniel Nicolalde Email Dr. Nicolalde (608) 890-4592
VIROLOGY SERVICES Dr. Thomas Friedrich Email Dr. Friedrich (608) 265-3381
Operational Services:
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Debra Jurmu Email Debra Jurmu (608) 263-3504
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
AND SHOP SERVICES
Bruce Pape Email Bruce Pape (608) 263-3521
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
AND SYSTEMS SERVICES
itss@primate.wisc.edu Email Dan Metzger (608) 263-3509
Other Resources:
AGING RESOURCE
(PART OF SPI UNIT)
Dr. Ricki Colman Email Dr. Colman (608) 263-3544
GENETICS RESOURCE Dr. David O’Connor Email Dr. O’Connor (608) 890-0845
PRECISION MEDICINE
GENOMIC MEDICINE
SUBUNIT
Dr. Ted Golos Email Dr. Golos (608) 263-3567
PRECISION MEDICINE
PRECISION
THERAPIES SUBUNIT
Dr. Igor Slukvin Email Dr. Slukvin (608) 263-0058
STEM CELL
RESOURCE
Dr. James Thomson Email Dr. Thomson (608) 316-4348