Contact Us

Department of Integrative Biology

145 Noland Hall [find on campus mall] 
250 N. Mills Street, Madison, WI, 53706
Lauren Riters
Department Chair & Professor | 608-262-6506 | 428 Birge Hall
Seth Blair
Associate Chair | 608-262-1345 | 315 Integrative Biology Research Building
Tony Ives
Associate Chair | 608-262-1519 | 459 Birge Hall
Emily Stanley
Associate Chair | 608-263-2567 | 218 Hasler Lab



Julie Lindsey, Department Administrator | 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 Director | 608-262-2741
Enrollment FAQ
Instructional planning and communication
TA, STS, Reader/Grader hiring
iBio curriculum committee
Summer term
Laurel Buss, HR Generalist| 608-262-1725
Payroll and benefits
Recruitment and Hiring
Zero-dollar appointments
Faculty and staff visas
Michelle Kirch, Accountant III| 608-262-1378
Department fund balances and accounts
Start-up funds
Faculty non-federal accounts
Reservations – room, department van
James Vandenberg, Financial Specialist III| 608-262-1378
Purchase orders, direct payments, and PIRs
Shipping and receiving
Julie Larson, Research Administrator| 608-890-2412
Pre-award: support, budgets, submissions
Post-award: setup, management, closeout
Effort reporting
Brandon Dowd, Facilities Manager| 608-513-5684
Building maintenance and work orders
Capital equipment

SWAP and disposal of unwanted items
Cole Christophel, IT Systems Engineer | 608-265-7917
Technology matters

Data storage


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