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

Biological Sciences Research Gallery Featured in UWM Report

The Biological Sciences Research Gallery was recently featured in the UWM Report. According to the article, “through the research gallery, students can see the opportunities UWM offers and picture themselves at work here.” Great work to Dr. Karron for coordinating this… Read More

February Science Bag with Dr. Jen Gutzman: “CRISPR Critters”

Join us for the February 2020 Science Bag, “CRISPR Critters” presented by Dr. Jen Gutzman! There are presentations February 7, 14, 16, 21, 28. The presentations will be held in the UWM Physics Building, Room 137, located at 1900 E. Kenwood… Read More

Congratulations to All SURF Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of this year’s Support For Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Award winners! Spring 2020: Stephan Girard (Young) Gabriel Heller de Messer (Alberto) Alexander Henderson (Alberto) Chantel Jenrette (Alberto) Lantrell Stewart (Oliver) Nathan Tennies (Alberto) Nicole Wicker (Yang) Tamia… Read More

Paul Engevold Gives Intensive English Program (IEP) Students Annual Greenhouse Tour

In December, Paul Engevold hosted Valerie Chamberlain, Senior Lecturer for the UWM English Language Academy, and a group of IEP (Intensive English Program) students for a tour of the greenhouse. According to Valerie, “The Intensive English Program (IEP) at UWM… Read More

Call for Applications – 2020-2021 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 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Students who wish to be considered must have a completed general profile on file… Read More

Jennifer Gutzman Receives RO3 Grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Dr. Jennifer Gutzman recently received an NIH R03 grant for $152,000 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development titled “Developmental models to determine the molecular mechanisms that cause MYH9-related diseases”. The research will generate novel vertebrate developmental… Read More