Undergraduate education

Northwestern, BA, 2001

Years in MSTP



Cancer biology, 2007


Michael Fritsch, PhD

Thesis title

Dynamic Interplay of Histone Modifications During Early Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation


Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009-2013


Forensic psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, 2013-2015

Current position

Clinical assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health

PhD publications

Lee ER, Murdoch FE, Fritsch MK. High histone acetylation and decreased polycomb repressive complex 2 member levels regulate gene specific transcriptional changes during early embryonic stem cell differentiation induced by retinoic acid. Stem Cells. 2007 Sep;25(9):2191-9. PMID: 17525233.

Lee ER, McCool KW, Murdoch FE, Fritsch MK. Dynamic changes in histone H3 phosphoacetylation during early embryonic stem cell differentiation are directly mediated by mitogen- and stress-activated protein kinase 1 via activation of MAPK pathways. J Biol Chem. 2006 Jul 28;281(30):21162-72. PMID: 16728397.