WiCell Leadership Team

Robert Drape
Tenneille Ludwig, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist and
 Director of the WiCell Stem Cell Bank
Seth Taapken
Director of Operations
Jenna Gay
Director of Quality Assurance


Board of Trustees and Scientific Advisory Board

WiCell’s Board of Trustees and Scientific Advisory Board act as advisors to the WiCell management team and ensure WiCell’s programs are aligned with the organization’s mission.  Their guidance helps identify emerging trends and translate them into offerings that support research at UW-Madison and beyond. WiCell's Board of Trustees consists of retired executives from Fortune 500 businesses in a wide a range of industries, senior administrators from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and senior WARF personnel. WiCell's Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of scientists and University professors who have made significant contributions to advancing their respective fields and are committed to furthering WiCell's mission.