Department Receives Discovery and Innovation Grants

UWM’s Discovery and Innovation Grant (DIG) program provides seed funding to supports high-quality, innovative research and invests in projects selected through an independent and objective process. This year’s awardee’s included: Xiaohua Peng Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry Novel ROS-Activated Prodrugs… Read More

NIH Awards the Department a 3-Year $442,896 Grant

On September 20, 2021, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded our department an Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (AREA) grant. AREA (aka R15) grants “stimulate research at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate and/or advanced degrees for a… Read More

Professor Silvaggi Receives Award for Research Excellence

Nicolas Silvaggi was one of nine UWM faculty members who have been chosen to receive the 2020-2021 Research Recognition Awards. They will be honored at the Fall Awards Ceremony October 13.

Hiring: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Chemistry Education Research

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemistry Education Research. The Department seeks an individual with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in either quantitative or qualitive… Read More

Chemistry & Biochemistry Welcomes New Graduate Students

Please help us welcome our new students: Nicholas Britt  Maija Lee Cody Beck  James Linzel  Michelle Meyer

Neal Korfhage featured in Discover Magazine

UWM Chemistry’s Scientific Glassblower, Neal Korfhage, featured in Discover magazine. Click hear to read the full article.

Hiring: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Physical Chemistry

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in computational/theoretical Physical Chemistry. The Department seeks an individual with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with interests in molecular… Read More

Professor Arnold named the new director of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery

Alexander “Leggy” Arnold has been named director of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery (MIDD). Professor Arnold replaced Douglas Stafford, who recently retired from UWM after serving as MIDD director for the past 10 years. The MIDD was established in… Read More

Biochemistry junior Taylor Wilcox receives Outstanding Presentation Award

The 13th Undergraduate Research Symposium celebrates the collaborations of UWM undergraduate students with our larger research community. This year, presentations were submitted by 260 UWM students who were mentored by more than 180 of UWM’s faculty and research staff including… Read More

Virtual UWM Chemistry & Biochemistry Symposium 2021

Our annual UWM Chemistry & Biochemistry Symposium 2021 will take place on April 22nd and 23rd online using Canvas. We have invited Prof. Paul Hergenrother from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Prof. Marie Hefern from UC Davis. In addition,… Read More