To our prospective clients - UW Biotechnology Center staff are currently working at home until further notice per University guidelines regarding COVID-19. We ask that you refrain from sending or dropping off samples until further notice. We apologize for the delay in service.
To our current clients - Thank you for your patience as we work to complete your projects. Expect delays of 2 or more weeks as we follow University guidelines regarding COVID-19.
Sandra Splinter BonDurant, M.S.
Core Director 3120 Biotechnology Center
Sandra has been a member of the Gene Expression Center since 1999. Prior to coming to the UW, Sandra was a cellular and molecular biologist in the CAPD division, working on antibiotic producing organisms, at Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL. Sandra received her bachelors in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Masters of Applied Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
Tyler Duellman, PhD
Tyler received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014. His focus was on better understanding the role that genetic variation played in gene regulatory pathways and how altered regulation could ultimately lead to pathophysiological conditions. For his post-doctoral research, he studied gene expression patterns of the peripheral nervous system and its contribution to chronic pain development. His scientific passion has always been to develop or leverage existing technologies to better address biological questions.
Ann Feil, MS
Ann holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biology as well as a Master’s of Science in Biotechnology. She has 10+ years of experience working in university core labs utilizing microbiology, molecular biology and analytical chemistry techniques towards helping customers’ achieve their research goals. Her experience includes various technologies and platforms in regards to liquid handling/robotics, DNA/RNA library construction, sequencing and expression arrays.
Harrison Pantera, PhD