Dr. Udvadia Featured on the UWM Curious Campus podcast and in UWM Report

Dr. Ava Udvadia was recently featured on the UWM Curious Campus podcast. The podcast episode was also featured in the UWM Report. Dr. Udvadia was interviewed along with Fiona Watson, associate professor of biology at Washington and Lee University. The… Read More

John Berges and Former Students Featured in UWM Report

John Berges, professor of biological sciences and freshwater sciences, recently published a paper that included many past undergraduate researchers as co-authors. Co-author contributions began all the way back in 2005. The UWM Report featured Berges and his former students to… Read More

UWM Greenhouse Receives Well-Earned Shoutout

While the pandemic shut down most aspects of life, the UWM Greenhouse is still busy and active. The UWM Greenhouse is home to a wide variety of interesting plant life. Unfortunately, the UWM Greenhouse is closed to the public; however,… Read More

Undergraduate BioSci Student Places Second in WI AHEC Interprofessional Case Competition

Shadika Panta, an undergraduate student at UWM studying Biological Sciences, earned second place with her team in the WI AHEC Interprofessional Case Competition. Panta and her team competed against eight finalist teams out of the 17 that applied. They earned… Read More

Call for Applications: 2022-2023 Scholarship & Award Applications Open Now

The application process is now open for scholarships and awards in the Department of Biological Sciences. The application deadline is February 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Students who wish to be considered must have a completed general profile on file… Read More

Dr. Dazhong Zhao Awarded Grant for his Study on Hybrid Sorghum Breeding

Dr. Dave Zhao received a grant of $649,820 sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture. He was awarded his grant for his study on hybrid sorghum breeding. Read more about his work here. Congratulations, Dave!

Bio Sci Graduate Program Alums Featured in L&S In Focus

Two graduate program alum were featured in this month’s edition of L&S In Focus. Elsa Youngsteadt (’03 MS Biological Sciences) was honored as an Outstanding Alum by NC State. Youngsteadt is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Ecology… Read More

Biological Sciences Open Advising: November 16 & 17

UWM Biological Sciences is hosting open advising to help students prepare for the upcoming Spring 2022 semester. Open advising will be held Tuesday, November 16th and Wednesday, November 17th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in Lapham S185. Learn more… Read More

Dr. Emily Latch Received Grant to Work on Chronic Wasting Disease Management

Dr. Emily Latch has received a new Federal Grant from the Multistate Conservation Grants Program for $199,061 to continue her work to develop and apply genomic tools to inform management of chronic wasting disease (CWD). This adds to her funding… Read More

UWM BioSci Alum Featured in dvm360 Article

UWM Alum, Juan Orjuela, was recently featured in the dvm360 article. The article recognizes 3 individuals who work to positively impact veterinary medicine. Orjuela aims to create a more inclusive and diverse field. Orjuela studied biology and conservation and environmental… Read More