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Dr. Sonia Bardy Awarded an Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) Excellence Award

UWM Bio Sci faculty member, Dr. Sonia Bardy, received the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) Excellence Award. This award recognizes instructional staff members who demonstrate exemplary service to ARC students and staff. The Accessibility Resource Center aims to provide equal access… Read More

Recent Bio Sci Master’s Non-Thesis Program Graduate Featured in “In Focus”

Recent Biological Science Master’s Non-Thesis program graduate, Sarah Farhan was featured in the L&S July 2021 “In Focus.” Farhan was featured for her work with the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition. The aim of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition has been… Read More

Claire de la Cova Receives Grant from National Cancer Institute

Claire de la Cova (Biological Sciences) received an NIH R03 grant for $152,000 from the National Cancer Institute titled “Mechanisms of protein degradation that control signal transduction by Ras-Raf-MEK-ERK.” The research uses the animal model C. elegans to identify novel cellular mechanisms that promote destruction of  Raf,… Read More

Graduate Students Showcase BioSci Department

Graduate students Laura Rolfs, Libby Falat, and Sarah Sarich created videos to highlight the Biological Sciences department and science in general for a creative challenge. Laura Rolfs and Libby Falat created a video to highlight Gutzman Lab and invite future… Read More

Wisconsin Peregrine Falcons Hatched, Banded, and Named on UWM Campus

Wisconsin’s peregrines began a steady decline following the widespread use of DDT (a chemical insecticide). The last nests in Wisconsin were abandoned in the early 1960s. The Wisconsin Peregrine Falcon recovery program began in 1987 and works to help rebuild… Read More

Ava Udyadia Named 2021 UW Systems Regent Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Ava Udvadia for being named a 2021 UW System Regent Scholar. She is one of three recipients of this award, and she earned it for her work with undergraduate students to study optical nerve regeneration. Learn more… Read More

Chris Quinn Featured in UWM Research Article.

Dr. Chris Quinn was recently featured in article by UWM Research for his research on the rare disorder Timothy syndrome and its connection to autism. According to Dr. Quinn, “if we understand all these interactions, then through whole genome sequencing,… Read More

Bio Sci Student Xueling Yi Awarded the Graduate Research Excellence Grant

Congratulations to current UWM Bio Sci Ph.D. student Xueling Yi for being awarded the Graduate Research Excellence Grant (Rosemary Grant award) from the Society for the Study of Evolution. Ling has been studying bat phylogeography in Dr. Emily Latch’s lab… Read More

Titan Arum Bloom in UWM Biological Sciences Greenhouse

On April 17, 2021 the first Titan Arum (Corpse Flower) bloomed at the UWM Biological Sciences Greenhouse. This bloom is very rare, and we are very fortunate to have been able to document this process. This Titan Arum has been named… Read More

John Berges Featured in Wisconsin Sea Grant Article

Dr. John Berges was recently featured in a Wisconsin Sea Grant article, discussing spiny waterfleas and his co-authored paper in Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. Read more about John’s work in this Wisconsin Sea Grant article.