UWM Biological Sciences Students Win Awards at Riveredge Nature Center Symposium

Congratulations to UWM Biological Sciences students Bretta Speck, Rachel Giglio and Shashini Welmillag who each won best poster/best talk awards at the 6th annual Riveredge Nature Center Student Research Symposium. Students from seven Wisconsin universities (UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Platteville, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Whitewater, Marquette… Read More

Dr. Gerlinde Hoebel Featured as Keynote Speaker at Riveredge Nature Center’s Research Symposium

The 6th Annual Student Research Symposium at Riveredge Nature Center is scheduled for November 10, 2018. Biological Sciences’ own Dr. Gerlinde Hoebel is featured as the keynote speaker and several Bio Sci undergraduates and graduates are participating in the symposium…. Read More

Fall 2018 SURF Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following Biological Sciences Fall 2018 Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Award winners! Fall 2018 Winners Leo Bohlmann (Alberto) Karly Cushway (Alberto) Sarah Haq (Wimpee) Brian Holmgren (Strickler) Loretha Jack (Young) Mohammad Karzon (Saffarini) Bernard Muransky (Rodriguez)… Read More

Emily Latch will Speak to National Academy of Sciences Wolf Taxonomy Committee

Dr. Emily Latch has been invited to speak to a committee of experts convened by the National Academy of Sciences. The committee has been convened to determine whether the red wolf and the Mexican gray wolf are valid taxonomic species and… Read More

Ken Brockman Featured on Cover of The Journal of Immunology

Former Bio Sci graduate student, Ken Brockman is co-author on a work that was published in the current issue of The Journal of Immunology and is featured on the cover. Ken was mentored by Associate Dean Daad Saffarini. Congratulations to Ken on… Read More

Dr. Sam Wasser Helps Track Ivory Poachers Using Elephant Tusk DNA

Director of the Center for Conservation Biology at the University of Washington and UWM alumnus, Dr. Samuel Wasser is helping to track ivory poachers using elephant tusk DNA! Read about his work here:…/scie…/ivory-poaching-genetics.html

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture in the Natural Sciences with Dr. John A. Adam

Mark your calendars for the College of Letters and Science’s Fall 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture in the Natural Sciences! This event will take place on October 23rd at 4:30 pm in the UWM Student Union’s Wisconsin Room. Special guest speaker… Read More

Dazhong Zhao Awarded Catalyst Grant

Dr. Dazhong (Dave) Zhao was recently awarded a Catalyst grant from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Research Foundation to study a new two-line male sterility system for sorghum hybrid breeding. Congratulations Dr. Zhao!

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Riveredge Nature Center Student Research Symposium

Riveredge Nature Center is holding their 6th Annual Student Research Symposium on November 10, 2018. If you are interested in presenting at the symposium, please submit your abstract by September 30th. To submit your abstract and for more info visit:… Read More

UWM Field Station receives endowment to support graduate student fellowships

James and Dorathea Levenson established a $250,000 fund to support graduate student fellowships at the UWM Field Station.