Janet Branchaw

Credentials: Ph.D.

Position title: Director of WISCIENCE, Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Email: branchaw@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-1182

Address:
Room 109
445 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1577

Janet Branchaw
Pronouns: She/Her
Ph.D., 1996, Physiology, University of Wisconsin – Madison
M.S., 1993, Physiology, University of Wisconsin – Madison
B.S., 1990, Zoology, Iowa State University
Curriculum Development and Evaluation Research
Committees, Collaborations, Affiliations
  • UW-Madison Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
  • Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP)
  • CIRTL/Delta
  • College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Honors in Research Committee
Invited Workshops / Selected Publications
  • 2008 – Mentor & Mentee Training Workshop, University of Texas – El Paso
  • 2008 – Entering Mentoring Presentation, National Academies Summer Institutes
  • 2008 – Entering Mentoring Presentation, UW-Madison Symposium on Teaching & Learning
  • 2006, 2007, 2008 – Mentoring Training Workshop, Arizona State University
  • Pfund, C., Maidl Pribbenow, C., Branchaw, J.L., Miller Lauffer, S., and Handelsman, J. (2005) The Merits of Mentor Training, Science 311:473-474.
Courses Taught
  • IntegSci 260/261, Entering Research
  • IntegSci 660, Research Mentor Training
  • Biocore 323, Organismal Biology
  • IntegSci 100, Exploring Biology
  • IntegSci 150, Ways of Knowing Biology (currently Exploring Research in STEM)
  • CALS 388, Honors in Research Seminar
  • Anatomy & Physiology 235, Human Physiology and Health
  • Anatomy & Physiology 335, Human Physiology
  • Physiology 720, Medical Physiology
  • Anatomy 437, Human Anatomy
About Me

When not teaching animal physiology or working to improve undergraduate biology education, I enjoy spending time with my family, swimming, and reading.

Department of Kinesiology Website

Peer-Reviewed Papers Published or in Press