Elena Semina, PhD

Investigator, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute
Professor and chair, Developmental Biology Division, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-4996
(414) 955-6329 (fax)

Overview

Research interests

Cell and developmental biology, craniofacial disorders, eye diseases, fetal concerns/prematurity diseases, genetic diseases/genomics.

Study interests

Genetics, human ocular and craniofacial development, glaucoma, Peters-plus syndrome, Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome, anophthalmia/micropthalmia, zebrafish.

Areas of Interest
  • Cardiology

Education & Awards

Awards
  • Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011
  • Best Postdoctoral project, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; 1996

Research & Publications

Research
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome, National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute, principal investigator
  • Forward Genetics to Identify Complex Gene Interactions Involved in Glaucoma, National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute, multiple principal investigators
  • Identification of New Mechanisms for Human Congenital Disorders, National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute, principal investigator
  • Zebrafish model of Peters-plus Syndrome, National Institutes of Health, principal investigator
Publications