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Nature Communications Publishes Paper from Dr. Dave Zhao’s Lab

Dr. Dave Zhao’s lab’s work was recently published in Nature Communications. Their work is entitled, “Specification of female germline by microRNA orchestrated auxin signaling in Arabidopsis.” Click here to read more. Congratulations Dave!

Current UWM BioSci PhD Student Nominated as National Geographic Explorer Grantee

Lauran Liggan, current PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences at UW-Milwaukee and Hakai Institute, was nominated as a 2023 National Geographic Explorer Grantee. The society will provide funding to support Liggan’s PhD research. Congratulations Lauran! Read more about… Read More

Department of Biological Sciences Scholarship Application Open Now

The application process is now open for scholarships and awards in the Department of Biological Sciences. The application deadline is February 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM. Students who wish to be considered must have a completed general profile on file… Read More

UWM Biological Sciences Alumni Publishes Book

UWM Biological Sciences Alum, Joshua Kapfer, ’07 PhD, recently published a book, titled “Amphibians and Reptiles of Wisconsin.” Congratulations Joshua! Click Here to read more about or purchase his book.

Two Graduate Program Alumni Featured in Articles About Their Work.

Genelle Uhrig graduated in 2019 with her Master’s degree from UW-Milwaukee, Biological Sciences. Uhrig was featured in the Zanesville Times Recorder for her work at The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio as a conservationist. Uhrig’s work includes restoring native habitats that… Read More

Former Ph.D. Student Wins International Research Fellowship

Dr. Amberleigh Henschen, former BioSci PhD graduate, received the Kessel Research Fellowship from the American Ornithological Society. The Kessel Research Fellowship is awarded to only two applicants world wide. Dr. Henschen studied under Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham while at… Read More

Dr. Gerlinde Höbel Featured in UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

Dr. Gerlinde Höbel, Biological Sciences faculty member and Graduate Program Representative, will be featured in UWM’s Academic Adventurers series on Friday, November 11th. She will discuss frog calls and colors in Central and North America. UWM’s Academic Adventurers is a… Read More

Dr. Emily Latch was Keynote Speaker at the International Deer Biology Congress

Dr. Emily Latch was invited to speak at the International Deer Biology Congress in Osijek, Croatia. She spoke about her work using genomics to advance the the conservation of deer species in North America and around the Globe. Read more… Read More

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Biological Sciences Dean’s Honor List Awardees

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Dean’s Honor’s List Awardees! Huda Ahmad Muhammad Ahmed Batool Ali Rania Al-Zubeidi Liberty Ansorge Rudin Banushi Mira Beranke Megan Bergin Rachel Blank Logan Broich Jacob Budke Adam Crouse David Deshpande Ronita Dua Samantha Gallegos Georgia… Read More

Dr. Filipe Alberto and Nathan Tennies Featured in UWM In Focus

Dr. Filipe Alberto, associate professor of biological sciences, and Nathan Tennies, undergraduate student studying mathematics and biological sciences, were featured in UWM In Focus. Tennies was awarded the Senior Excellence in Research Award for his work with Dr. Alberto. Dr…. Read More