Bio Sci Alum Builds Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam

Biological Sciences alum Dr. Kasia Weina graduated from UWM in 2010, and has went on to co-found Evergreen Labs in Da Nang, Vietnam. The company’s goal is to grow socially-conscious and environmentally sustainable businesses with a focus on three sectors:… Read More

Ava Udvadia Receives Whitman Fellowship Award

Dr. Ava Udvadia has been selected to receive the Whitman Fellowship Award from the Marine Biological Laboratory to support her research in 2019. This summer Dr. Udvadia will be working in residence at Woods Hole, MA with a collaborator. Their project… Read More

Bio Sci Graduate Students Move to 3MT Final Round!

Congratulations to Biological Sciences graduate students, Chandrima Ghosh and Jake Grothjan, who have recently been selected to proceed to the Final Round of UWM’s inaugural 3MT competition! The Three Minute Thesis (3MT), founded by the University of Queensland, challenges graduate… Read More

Evan Krystofiak Publishes Paper in Nature’s Communications Biology

Evan Krystofiak, a former graduate student in the Biological Sciences department, has recently published an article entitled “Carbon replicas reveal double stranded structure of tight junctions in phase-contrast electron microscopy” in Communications Biology. This is an open access journal from Nature Research which… Read More

A Path to Sustainable Agriculture with Dr. Gyaneshwar Prasad

Biological Sciences Associate Professor, Dr. Gyaneshwar Prasad, has been researching ways to reduce fertilizer use in agriculture while still increasing crop yield. With populations growing around the globe, it is important to find sustainable alternatives to conventional farming practices. Read… Read More

Andrew Petto Publishes Article in Journal of College Science Teaching

Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Emeritus Andrew Petto whose article ‘Research and Teaching: Technology Meets Pedagogy: Comparing Classroom Response Systems’ was recently published in the Journal of College Science Teaching. Well done Dr. Petto!  

2019 Biological Sciences Award Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Biological and Environmental Sciences Scholarship Competition! The Awards committee found this year’s pool of applicants extremely competitive, and we are so happy to have such high caliber students as members… Read More

Linda Whittingham and Peter Dunn Awarded 2019 Elliott Coues Award

Professor Emeritus Linda Whittingham and Distinguished Professor Peter Dunn of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have been awarded the 2019 Elliott Coues Award from the American Ornithological Society (AOS). This is one of the highest awards in ornithology, recognizing outstanding and innovative contributions to the study of birds…. Read More

Bio Sci Undergrads presenting at NCUR

Biological Sciences’ undergraduates, Gaelle Sehi, Leo Bohlmann and Loretha Jack, have been accepted to present at the 2019 National Conference on Undergraduate Research at Kennesaw State University. Congratulations Gaelle, Leo and Loretha on this outstanding research recognition!

Biological Sciences Research Symposium Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission for the Biological Sciences Research Symposium is open NOW through March 15th. Graduate students and undergraduates who have been conducting research in the Department of Biological Sciences are encouraged to participate. The Symposium will take place on April… Read More