Assistant Professor of Kinesiology; Physiology
science education, assessment, undergraduate research, research mentoring, biology, physiology, cellular neurophysiology
Janet Branchaw is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE).
EducationPh D, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.Major: PhysiologyDissertation Title: The Role of Calcium Channels in Stimulus-Secretion CouplingMS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992.Major: PhysiologyBS, Iowa State University, 1990.Major: ZoologySupporting Areas of Emphasis: German
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Professor Branchaw’s current research focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative approaches to undergraduate science education, with a special emphasis on undergraduate research, assessment of student learning and broadening participation in science among underrepresented groups.