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Alan Attie

Alan Attie

Expert on genetics and physiology of diabetes, lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, and teaching methods in biochemistry.

Professor, biochemistry College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-262-1372 Home page


  • Genetics of diabetes
  • Genetic susceptibility to diabetes and obesity


  • Shaw Scientist, The Milwaukee Foundation, 1984-1989
  • H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, UW-Madison, 1993-1998
  • Visiting Professor, Cleveland Clinic Dept. of Cardiovascular Medicine, 2006
  • Co-organizer, Keystone Symposium, Pathogenesis of Diabetes: Emerging Insights into Molecular Mechanisms, 2012
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2015
  • Member, board of scientific advisors, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institues of Health, 2004-2009
  • Member, American Diabetes Association