The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a strong commitment to basic, translational, and clinical research. Our Reproductive Sciences Division is investigating the developmental origins of health and disease, pursuing a better understanding of the physiologic, cellular, and molecular interactions needed to ensure healthy pregnancies and reduce risk for adult-onset disorders. Below is a list of basic science research faculty members in our department.

David Abbott, PhD

David Abbott, PhD

BioSketch Publications
Ian Bird, PhD

Ian Bird, PhD

BioSketch Publications
Ian Bird, PhD

Ted Golos, PhD

BioSketch Publications
Manish Patankar, PhD

Manish Patankar, PhD

BioSketch Publications
Emmanuel Sampene

Emmanuel Sampene, PhD

Dinesh Shah, MD

Dinesh Shah, MD

BioSketch Publications
Jing Zheng, PhD

Jing Zheng, PhD

BioSketch Publications
Derek Boeldt, PhD

Derek Boeldt, PhD

BioSketch Publications

Contact Us


Emily Konkol
Research Administrator
1010 Mound Street
4th Floor
Madison, WI 53715
Phone: 608-417-4207

Email: Contact


Ian M. Bird, PhD
Research Administrator
202 S. Park (Meriter)
7E Meriter Hospital Park
Madison WI 53715
Phone: 608-417-6314

Email: Contact