Postdoctoral Position Available in Gouignard Laboratory

There is a postdoctoral position available in the Gouignard laboratory. Please see the position description and application instructions below: The Gouignard laboratory in the Department of Biological Sciences, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is looking for a motivated postdoctoral scientist… Read More

UWM BioSci Faculty Receives 1 Million Dollar Grant

Dr. Ching-Hong Yang, Microbiology Faculty and Professor, was recently awarded a $1 million dollar USDA grant. Dr. Yang received this award for his project entitled, “Revolutionizing Organic Fire Blight Management: Harnessing the Power of Novel Biocontrol Bacterium Pseudomonas soli T307.”… Read More

UWM Saukville Field Station Hiring

The UWM Saukville Field Station is hiring a Maintenance Assistant. Job Description: The Maintenance Assistant will assist the UWM Saukville Field Station Building and Grounds Superintendent with general facilities maintenance and repair, grounds and State Natural Area maintenance, and janitorial… Read More

Undergraduate Biological Science Students Featured in In Focus

In this month’s edition of the L&S newsletter, “In Focus,” three Biological Sciences students were featured for presenting their research on water quality at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Xiayou Lowrey and Kristin Huelsbeck presented their work on the effects… Read More

Congratulations to 2022-2023 Fellowship Recipients

The Department of Biological Sciences had three graduate students receive fellowships for 2022-2023. Claudia Rodriguez, PhD student in Dr. De la Cova’s lab, received the Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP) Fellowship. The AOP Fellowship is a renewable award aiming to recognize… Read More

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