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Filipe Alberto Receives Grant for the Conservation of Bull Kelp in California

Congratulations to Dr. Filipe Alberto for receiving one of only six grants, funded by California Sea Grant and the California Ocean Protection Council, in collaboration with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Dr. Alberto’s project will focus on the conservation… Read More

Jeff Karron Featured on UWM Today

Dr. Jeff Karron was recently interviewed for UWM Today, discussing bee behavior and conservation. Click here to listen to Dr. Karron’s interview, titled “This UWM Professor Has Spent 30 Years Studying Bees. Here’s What He’s Learned”. Great work, Dr. Karron!

Biological Sciences Faculty Members Receive Discover and Innovation Grant & Advancing Research and Creativity Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Claire de la Cova and Dr. Erica Young for receiving Discovery and Innovation Grant (DIG) awards, and to Dr. Filipe Alberto and Dr. Ava Udvadia for receiving Advancing Research and Creativity (ARC) awards! The project titles are… Read More

Biological Sciences Undergraduate Students Accepted into the Summer 2020 MCW SPARCC Program

Two Biological Sciences undergraduate students, Liliana Kasta and Zachary Uttke, have been accepted into the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Student Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) program. Learn more about the SPARCC program here. Congratulations, Liliana and… Read More

Biological Sciences Research Symposium Awards

The Graduate Organization of Biological Sciences (GOBS), in conjunction with the Department of Biological Sciences, hosted the 2020 Biological Sciences Virtual Research Symposium. The symposium is designed to showcase our outstanding undergraduate and graduate students and their research in the… Read More

Ching-Hong Yang Featured in UWM Research Magazine Cover Story

This cover story about the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery “explores its foundational research into drug compounds with the potential to become life-changing treatments, as well as entrepreneurial efforts to further the research.” Dr. Yang “discovered a nonantibiotic plant treatment… Read More

Jeff Karron Featured in UWM Research Magazine

According to the UWM Research article, “by combining genetic information with meticulous pollinator-mapping, Karron has answered questions about plant reproduction that no one else has been able to.” As Dr. Karron explains, “’I love to design evolutionary experiments,’” because “‘If… Read More

Ava Udvadia Featured in UWM Research Magazine Health and Wellness Spotlight

In an article titled “Examining Regeneration Through a Fish’s Eye,” UWM reports that “Ava Udvadia studies the genetics that allow fish to heal optic nerve damage. Her research may one day change how we treat human eye injuries.” According to… Read More

Bio Sci Alum Featured in L&S In Focus Article

Bio Sci alum Stacy Chic was recently featured in a UWM Letters & Science In Focus article, outlining her work as an animal health inspector for Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture. Great work, Stacy! Click here to read this article.

Ava Udvadia Receives Whitman Fellowship Award

Dr. Ava Udvadia has been awarded the Whitman Fellowship Award for a second year, from the Marine Biological Laboratory, to support her research in 2020. This summer Dr. Udvadia will be working in residence at Woods Hole, MA with a… Read More