Dr. Ching-Hong Yang and business partner received grants into a new approach of treating crop diseases

UWM scientist awarded grant for an environmentally-friendly approach to combatting crop disease. Biological Sciences professor Ching-Hong Yang was recently awarded two federal grants totaling $2.4 million for his research into combatting crop disease. He found that a compound sourced from… Read More

Dr. Emily Latch Highlighted in the Provost’s Update

Dr. Andrew Daire, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs shared his appreciation for Dr. Latch, stating “I would like to appreciate Emily Latch (Biological Sciences) who was interviewed by the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio about her… Read More

Physical and Natural Science Career Panel RE: Internship on Feb 21st

Please join us for a panel discussion that will provide an opportunity to understand the internship process and what employers are looking for. Hear from:  Abott, Ramboll, Sterling, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 3-4:30pm… Read More

Darwin Day Celebration

Welcome to the beginning of another semester! On Feb 17th the Greene Geological Museum will be the site of Charles Darwin’s 215th Birthday with a day of science fun from 10 AM-3 PM. The event itself is a free, all-ages,… Read More

Dr. Chris Quinn and Cody Drozd Recently Published in Development

Dr. Chris Quinn, Associate Professor and Cell and Molecular Biology faculty, and Cody Drozd, recent UWM BioSci PhD graduate, were recently published in Development. Their published article is entitled, “UNC-116 and UNC-16 function with the NEKL-3 kinase to promote axon… Read More

Dr. Rafa Rodriguez Interviewed on WPR about His Research

Recently, Dr. Rafa Rodriguez, Professor and Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Faculty, was interviewed on WPR regarding his current research on spider memory and predatory behavior. Click here to listen to the interview.  Congratulations Dr. Rodriguez!

Dr. Claire de la Cova and Lab Recently Published in Science Signaling

Dr. Claire de la Cova, Assistant Professor and Cell and Molecular Biology Faculty, and co-authors were recently published in Science Signaling for their research article entitled, “The E3/E4 ubiquitin ligase UFD-2 suppresses normal and oncogenic signaling mediated by a Raf… Read More

Dr. Emily Latch Receives USDA Grant for $250k

Dr. Emily Latch, Professor and Ecology, Evolution & Behavior faculty, recently received a $250k grant awarded by the USDA to continue her work on Chronic wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer. The grant will be use the new genomic tools… Read More

Ching-Hong Yang, Biswarup Banerjee, and Xiaochen Yuan Recently Published in Microbiology Spectrum

Congratulations to Ching-Hong Yang, Biological Sciences Faculty, Biswarup Banerjee, 2022 PhD Graduate, and Xiaochen Yuan, 2016 PhD Graduate, on their recent manuscript entitled, “Dissecting the Molecular Dance: c-di-GMP, cAMP-CRP, and VfmH Collaboration in Pecatate Lyase Regulation for Dickeya dadantii –… Read More

NIH-Funded Postdoctoral Position Available in Gouignard Laboratory

NIH-funded Postdoctoral Position available immediately in the Gouignard laboratory in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee The Gouignard laboratory is looking for a motivated early postdoctoral scientist to join our group to spearhead a newly funded… Read More