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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Cynthia Czajkowski, Ph.D., Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

WNPRC Core Scientists and Research Labs

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
COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH
PROGRAM MANAGER
Jordana Lenon Email Jordana Lenon (608) 263-7024

Operational Services

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Debra Jurmu Email Debra Jurmu (608) 263-3504
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER Ed Porter Email Ed Porter (608) 262-4923
FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
AND SHOP SERVICES MANAGER
Bruce Pape Email Bruce Pape (608) 263-3521
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DIRECTOR
Dan Metzger Email Dan Metzger (608) 263-3509

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) 265-0622
CLINICAL VETERINARIAN Dr. Michelle
Harke
Email Dr. Harke (608) 265-3240
CLINICAL VETERINARIAN Dr. Jennifer
Coonen
Email Dr. Coonen (608) 890-2992
COLONY SERVICES Bonnie
Friscino
Email Bonnie Friscino (608) 890-1142
COLONY RECORDS Lisa Tomczak Email colony records (608) 263-3540
SURGERY Dr. Casey Fitz Email Dr. Fitz (608) 261-1463
COMPLIANCE, RECORDS, SAFETY AND
TRAINING
Sandra
Boehm and Kim Keen
Email Sandra Boehm and Kim Keen (608) 263-0988 and (608) 590-5747
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SPECIALIST Meghan Cramm Email Meghan Cramm (608) 209-7853
PATHOLOGY
SERVICES
Dr. Heather
Simmons
Email Dr. Simmons (608) 263-3559
SCIENTIFIC PROTOCOL
IMPLEMENTATION
Dr. Jessica Phillips Email Dr. Jessica Phillips (608) 209-7108
SCIENTIFIC PROTOCOL
IMPLEMENTATION AND
RESEARCH
VETERINARIAN
Dr. Kevin
Brunner (Emeritus)
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
GENOMICS SERVICES
HOST GENOTYPING AND

PATHOGEN
SEQUENCING
Dr. David O’Connor Email Dr. O’Connor (608) 890-0845
IMMUNOLOGY
SERVICES
Dr. Dawn Dudley Email Dr. Dudley (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

Research Services and Resources

AGING RESOURCE
(PART OF SPI UNIT)
Dr. Ricki Colman Email Dr. Colman (608) 263-3544
PRECISION MEDICINE AND GENOMIC RESOURCES:
Cell and Embryo Gene Editing Dr. Jenna Schmidt Email Dr. Schmidt (608) 263-3567
Genomic Discovery Dr. Jeff Rogers Email Dr. Rogers (713) 798-7783
Advancing Precision Therapies Dr. Igor Slukvin Email Dr. Slukvin (608) 263-0058
TRANSLATIONAL STEM CELL TECHNOLOGIES Dr. John Maufort Email Dr. Maufort (608) 890-4244