Nemanja Vuksanovic receives one of the 2019-20 UWM Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship (GSEF) award

Nemanja Vuksanovic, a graduate student of Prof. Silvaggi receives this prestigious fellowship awarded by the UWM Graduate School. The award provides advanced degree students the support they need to pursue their research endeavors, complete their studies and share discoveries with… Read More

The glassblowing work of Neal Korfhage was highlighted in Science Advocates

Neal Korfhage, head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Glass Shop at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is a part of a niche industry which tailors to a customer’s unique requirements. He has assisted many research groups at UWM, particularly… Read More

Ray Cross visited the Department to talk about the need of new Chemistry Building

Chemistry education today involves a high level of collaboration among undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members and research that uses sophisticated equipment to take precise measurements. The UWM Chemistry building’s separation of classrooms from labs makes it difficult for students… Read More

An Accidental Drug Discovery: UWM Researchers find Promising Cancer-Fighting Compound

Chemist Shama Mirza and her team only meant to research methods to determine which patients with a certain type of cancer called glioblastoma might respond well to chemotherapy treatment. Instead, they found a compound that could unlock new avenues of treatment for glioblastoma – the same type of cancer that took the life of U.S. Senator John McCain.

Research Symposium and Sosnovsky Lecture – Save the Date

On behalf of the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Graduate Student Council, we proudly invite you to the Annual Research Symposium, to be held on Friday, April 26th in the Kenwood IRC Atrium. All department graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to present… Read More

Chemistry & Biochemistry Faculty Interviewed by WUWM

Tom Luljak of WUWM 89.7 (Milwaukee’s NPR) interviewed Dr. Shama Mirza and Dr. Doug Stafford earlier this month regarding their glioblastoma research. Listen to the interview here.

Congrats Fall 2018 Graduates!

On December 16, 2018, five of our doctoral and master’s students walked the stage at Fall 2018 Commencement held at the Panther Arena. Join us in congratulating the following students: Doctoral Heli Fan (Peng Group): “Inducible DNA Cross-Linking Agents: Design,… Read More

Milwaukee Analytical Chemistry Conference (MACC): Mass-Spec at Your Fingertips

Join us for the Milwaukee Analytical Chemistry Conference hosted by the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department and the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery on January 25, 2019. The all-day conference will be about mass spec and the applications to drug discovery… Read More

2018 Research Symposium

On May 22nd in the UWM Union Fireside Lounge, the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department hosted its annual Research Symposium, at which over 40 undergraduate and graduate students presented posters. Before the awards ceremony commenced, Anahit Campbell and Dan Knutson presented their… Read More

Dr. Kristin Murphy wins 2017 Rising Star Award

Professor Murphy has been recognized for her progress in scientific enterprise. She is one of six recipients of the 2017 Rising Star Award presented by the Women Chemistry Committee of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The award is for female… Read More