For information about UWM’s fall semester plans, visit the Fall 2020 Reopening website.


Update on Tutoring and CSI for the remainder of the Spring 2020 Semester

Tutoring and CSI will continue to be offered for students enrolled in the following courses: 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 221, 343, 344, 345, 561, and 584. Tutoring and CSI will now take place online and the schedule has… Read More

Commencement Spring 2019

We had a great turnout from our Department for the Spring commencement 2019. Seven students received their PhD degree and were hooded during the commencement ceremony that took place in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena on May 19th. From left to… Read More

Daniel Knutson and Nicolas Zahn receive pretigous UWM fellowships

Daniel Knutsen was awarded one of the UWM R1 Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship (R1DDF) awards. Daniel is part of the research group of Prof. Cook and his research interest includes the design and synthesis of novel deuterated GABA(A)R-α6 subtype selective ligands… 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

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.

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

Winners of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

Congratulations to Anahit Campbell for 3rd place at the inaugural three minutes thesis (3MT) competition. The title of her presentation was “Kidney Blockage Detection Made Quick, Simple, and Cost-effective.” (Photo: Anahit and Dean Marija Gajdardziska). 3MT originated at the University of Queensland… Read More

Three Faculty from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry receive prestigious RGI grant

Profs Shama Mirza, Mark Dietz and Andrew Pacheco received the internal “Research Growth Initiative” grant provided by the UWM Office of Research. Prof. Dietz will investigate controlled porosity supports for improved extraction chromatographic separations. Prof. Shama Mirza is the Co-PI… Read More

Recognition of Inventors from the department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research Foundation hosted its annual Partner Reception at the University Club on March 1, 2018. A highlight of the annual event is recognition of inventors on patents that issued during the past year. This year, four… Read More