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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


23 May 2022: Dr. Jessica Lucas reports on the loss of motor proteins in land plants [Lucas & Geisler 2022, Plant Physiol.].

17 May 2022: Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Brandt, who has been selected as one of the 2022–23 Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars.

12 May 2022: Dr. Morgan Churchill contributes to research that identifies periods of rapid evolution in baleen and toothed whales. [Coombs et al. 2022, Curr. Biol.]

15 April 2022: Senior Lecturer Shannon Davis-Foust explains the benefits of the region’s recent No Mow May initiatives.

8 April 2022: UWO is partnering with California-based biotech company Fauna Bio to expand university research on the 13-lined ground squirrel.

8 December 2021: A new opossum species has been named after Dr. Greg Adler, who collected the type specimen in central Panama.

2 December 2021: Dr. Bob Pillsbury is part of a team of researchers studying the aquatic phenomenon sometimes referred to as “rock snot.”

28 October 2021: Dr. Rob Mitchell has received a research grant from the National Science Foundation to study the evolution and olfactory genomics of longhorned beetles.

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