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UW Oshkosh Biology Department

The UW Oshkosh biology department has faculty with expertise in areas of biology from ichthyology to immunology, from parasitology to proteomics, from mycology to medical bacteriology.

News & Announcements

17 June 2020: The department of Biology has not yet made final decisions regarding the mode of delivery (i.e. face to face versus alternative modes such as online) of our Fall 2020 courses.  We can say that there will be face to face delivery in some of our courses if it can be done safely.  We are awaiting further details from our campus recovery task force teams.  As these decisions are finalized, we will be in contact with all students enrolled in our courses.

17 January 2020: The department has revised its radiologic science curriculum into a new major: Medical Imaging!  Students may specialize in one of two emphases: Radiologic Science or Sonography.  Read more about the major at UWO Today.

11 October 2019: Associate lecturer and sustainability officer Brad Spanbauer negotiates a donation from 4Imprint for reusable recycling bags at UWO.

30 August 2019: Graduate student Nathan Nozzi (Stelzer lab) discusses his research on the effect of climate change on trout fisheries.

5 August 2019: Members of the Mitchell lab lead a study describing the receptors that govern the sense of smell in beetles. [Mitchell et al. 2019, Insect Mol. Biol.]

10 May 2019: Faculty member Dr. Courtney Kurtz explains why there has been a rising number of measles cases in 2019, even though the highly contagious disease was nearly eradicated from the U.S. around 2000.

25 April 2019: Congratulations to all our students who presented research at the UW Oshkosh Celebration of Scholarship, and especially to Doua Yang (Mitchell lab) and Jane Ballesteros (Mueller-Spitz lab) for receiving the Outstanding Graduate Research and Creative Activity Award!

Contact Us
Department of Biology
142 Halsey Science Center
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 424-1102