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Janet Branchaw

Director of WISCIENCE, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Contact Info

(608) 262-1182

Location

Room 109

445 Henry Mall

Madison, WI 53706-1577

Ph.D., 1996, Physiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
M.S., 1993, Physiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S., 1990, Zoology, Iowa State University

Past Programs, Projects, and Classes
  • Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program (IBS-SRP)
  • Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research and Mentoring (URM) Program
  • Entering Research course series
  • Entering Mentoring seminar
  • 2009 - 10 Biology Scholars Research Residency Fellow
  • Biocore 323, Organismal Biology
  • Mentor Training Adaptation for STEM Disciplines
  • Ways of Knowing Biology course
  • Creating a Collaborative Learning Environment
  • CALS 388 - Honors in Research Seminar
  • Physiology 335 - Human Physiology
  • Physiology 720 - Medical Physiology
  • Anatomy 437 - Human Anatomy - Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy
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.
About Me

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