Staff

Tim Hacker

Position title: Director

Tim Hacker completed his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996 in Exercise Physiology under the direction of A. James Liedtke developing swine models of cardiac hibernation and stunning. Next, he joined the faculty…

Allison Rodgers

Position title: Researcher II

Allison Brodbeck completed her BA at Roger Williams University in 2012 in Marine Biology. She then began her career in animal husbandry working with, and training, exotic species including cetaceans and pinnipeds, at Dolphin Quest…

Rachel Taylor

Position title: Researcher II

Rachel completed her BS in Animal Science and her PhD in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition at UW-Madison, where her doctoral research focused on metabolism of the trace element selenium in turkeys. Additionally, she has worked…

Everett Temme

Position title: Research Specialist

EJ Temme completed his BS in Animal Science at Iowa State University in 2018. Upon graduation, he started in research with swine at a pig research facility in Iowa. He has worked with many different…

Sarah El-Meanawy

Position title: Client Based Researcher I

Sarah El-Meanawy completed her BS in Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, during which she participated in research labs and projects in microbiology, ophthalmology and psychology. She has worked with cats, mice and rats previously.…