Graduate Students Showcase BioSci Department

Graduate students Laura Rolfs, Libby Falat, and Sarah Sarich created videos to highlight the Biological Sciences department and science in general for a creative challenge. Laura Rolfs and Libby Falat created a video to highlight Gutzman Lab and invite future… Read More

Wisconsin Peregrine Falcons Hatched, Banded, and Named on UWM Campus

Wisconsin’s peregrines began a steady decline following the widespread use of DDT (a chemical insecticide). The last nests in Wisconsin were abandoned in the early 1960s. The Wisconsin Peregrine Falcon recovery program began in 1987 and works to help rebuild… Read More

Ava Udyadia Named 2021 UW System Regent Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Ava Udvadia for being named a 2021 UW System Regent Scholar. She is one of three recipients of this award, and she earned it for her work with undergraduate students to study optical nerve regeneration. Learn more… Read More

Chris Quinn Featured in UWM Research Article.

Dr. Chris Quinn was recently featured in article by UWM Research for his research on the rare disorder Timothy syndrome and its connection to autism. According to Dr. Quinn, “if we understand all these interactions, then through whole genome sequencing,… Read More

Bio Sci Student Xueling Yi Awarded the Graduate Research Excellence Grant

Congratulations to current UWM Bio Sci Ph.D. student Xueling Yi for being awarded the Graduate Research Excellence Grant (Rosemary Grant award) from the Society for the Study of Evolution. Ling has been studying bat phylogeography in Dr. Emily Latch’s lab… Read More

Titan Arum Bloom in UWM Biological Sciences Greenhouse

On April 17, 2021 the first Titan Arum (Corpse Flower) bloomed at the UWM Biological Sciences Greenhouse. This bloom is very rare, and we are very fortunate to have been able to document this process. This Titan Arum has been named… Read More

John Berges Featured in Wisconsin Sea Grant Article

Dr. John Berges was recently featured in a Wisconsin Sea Grant article, discussing spiny waterfleas and his co-authored paper in Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. Read more about John’s work in this Wisconsin Sea Grant article.

Filipe Alberto Receives Grant for the Conservation of Bull Kelp in California

Congratulations to Dr. Filipe Alberto for receiving one of only six grants, funded by California Sea Grant and the California Ocean Protection Council, in collaboration with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Dr. Alberto’s project will focus on the conservation… Read More

Jeff Karron Featured on UWM Today

Dr. Jeff Karron was recently interviewed for UWM Today, discussing bee behavior and conservation. Click here to listen to Dr. Karron’s interview, titled “This UWM Professor Has Spent 30 Years Studying Bees. Here’s What He’s Learned”. Great work, Dr. Karron!

Biological Sciences Faculty Members Receive Discover and Innovation Grant & Advancing Research and Creativity Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Claire de la Cova and Dr. Erica Young for receiving Discovery and Innovation Grant (DIG) awards, and to Dr. Filipe Alberto and Dr. Ava Udvadia for receiving Advancing Research and Creativity (ARC) awards! The project titles are… Read More