Contact Us

Department of Integrative Biology

145 Noland Hall [find on campus mall] 
250 N. Mills Street, Madison, WI, 53706
608-262-1051
Lauren Riters
Department Chair & Professor
lvriters@wisc.edu | 608-262-6506 | 428 Birge Hall
Seth Blair
Associate Chair
ssblair@wisc.edu | 608-262-1345 | 315 Integrative Biology Research Building
Ellen Damschen
Associate Chair
damschen@wisc.edu | 608-262-2636 | 451 Birge Hall

DEPARTMENT STAFF

Julie Lindsey, Department Administrator
jzlindsey@wisc.edu | 608-262-1087
Strategic planning and communication
Policies and procedures
Financial and facilities planning
Faculty and staff recruitment/hiring/onboard
Alumni relations, stewardship
Nazan Gillie, Academic Program Manager
atilla@wisc.edu | 608-262-2741
Enrollment FAQ
Instructional planning and communication
TA, STS, Reader/Grader hiring
iBio curriculum committee
Summer term
Laurel Buss, HR Generalist
laurel.buss@wisc.edu| 608-262-1725
Payroll and benefits
Recruitment and Hiring
Zero-dollar appointments
Faculty and staff visas
Michelle Kirch, Accountant III
michelle.kirch@wisc.edu| 608-262-1378
Department fund balances and accounts
Start-up funds
Faculty non-federal accounts
Reservations – room, department van
James Vandenberg, Financial Specialist III
jvandenberg3@wisc.edu| 608-262-1378
Purchasing
Purchase orders, direct payments, and PIRs
Shipping and receiving
Julie Larson, Research Administrator
jalarson2@wisc.edu| 608-890-2412
Pre-award: support, budgets, submissions
Post-award: setup, management, closeout
Effort reporting
Brandon Dowd, Facilities Manager
bdowd@wisc.edu| 608-513-5684
Building maintenance and work orders
Capital equipment

Keys
SWAP and disposal of unwanted items

ADVISING

Undergraduate Advisors for our majors:
Biology (L&S)
Molecular and Cell Biology
Neurobiology
Zoology
Students can look up their assigned advisor at my.wisc.edu. Course Offerings and Enrollment FAQs
Kelin Boldiis is the Graduate Coordinator for Integrative Biology & Freshwater and Marine Sciences                 boldiis@wisc.edu | 608-262-2742 | B154 Birge Hall