Federico Rey

Position title: Associate Professor, Bacteriology

Email: ferey@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 890-2046

1550 Linden Drive, Room 5157

Department of Bacteriology


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bacteriology since August 2013. In the brief time since my arrival to University of Wisconsin, I have established a translational pipeline for microbiome research. Our studies seek to understand how environment and host genetics affect organismal and functional microbial representation in the distal human gut and to understand how diet-microbe interactions impact health.

CDE research theme area affiliation


Selected Publications

Romano, Kymberleigh A., Eugenio I. Vivas, Daniel Amador-Noguez, and Federico Rey. “Intestinal Microbiota Composition Modulates Choline Bioavailability from Diet and Accumulation of the Proatherogenic Metabolite Trimethylamine-N-Oxide.” mBio 6, no. 2 (2015). PubMed Central ID 4453578.

Seedorf, Henning, Nicholas W. Griffin, Vanessa K. Ridaura, Alejandro Reyes, Jiye Cheng, Federico Rey, Michelle I. Smith, et al. “Bacteria from Diverse Habitats Colonize and Compete in the Mouse Gut.” Cell 159, no. 2 (2014): 253-66. PubMed Central ID 4194163.