Lisa has been on the faculty of the Biotechnology Department at Madison Area Technical College since 1987. Lisa Seidman, along with Dr. Cynthia J. Moore, is the author of a textbook for biotechnology, "Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology: Textbook and Laboratory Reference". She has also written a workbook for students in laboratory math. Lisa has been the PI or Co-PI on four National Science Foundation grants that have provided instructional materials, students resources, and teacher enhancement workshops in biotechnology.
B.S. University of Illinois
M.S. Washington State University
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin
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Joe Lowndes, Ph.D.
Joe joined the faculty of the Biotechnology Department at Madison Area Technical College in 1994. Prior work experience included industry and academic research.
B.S. University of Notre Dame
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Mary Ellen Kraus, Ph.D.
Mary Ellen has been on the faculty of the Biotechnology Department at Madison Area Technical College since 1999. Prior to that time she worked as an academic researcher for four years in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at UW-Madison studying the development of organ structures in fruit flies, as a polymer chemist in industry, and as an instructor at Edgewood College in Madison. Mary Ellen particularly likes interacting with students in a small classroom setting.
B.S. Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D. Cornell University
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Diana Brandner, M.S.
Diana joined the Biotechnology Department at Madison Area Technical College in 1991 as an Instructional Assistant. Her job is a blend of teacher, laboratory technician and laboratory manager. With the wide variety of things she does each day, she feels her job is never dull, but it is the students who make her job challenging and fun. Her background is in biology, chemistry and secondary science education. Prior to joining the Biotechnology Department, she worked as a technician for a medical research foundation, in university research laboratories, for an agricultural company and as a high school teacher.
B.S. University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
M.S. University of Wisconsin – Madison
Jesse Bathe, M.S.
Jesse joined the Biotechnology Department at Madison Area Technical College in December of 2005 as an Instructional Assistant. More info to come...
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