University of Wisconsin–Madison

Taryn James, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

Taryn James, PhD


  • PhD, Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2011
  • BS, Biology, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2003

Dr. James is a postdoctoral researcher in the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology (METC) program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She became a member of the Ricke lab in October 2015, investigating the role of environmental estrogens in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Her research centers around BPA and other bisphenol compounds, and their effects on estrogen receptor (ER) signaling in BPH and prostatic disease.