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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


27 August 2018: Faculty member Dr. Sheldon Cooper contributes to research on the effect of habitat fragmentation in black-capped chickadees, which was selected by the journal as an Editor’s Choice research article for August 2018.  [Latimer et al. 2018, Oikos]

18 June 2018: The Michalski lab hosts a mini-conference at UWO focusing on the techniques used in filariasis research.

3 May 2018: Faculty member Dr. Dana Merriman contributes to research investigating the cellular pathways that are critical for cold tolerance in ground squirrels, which is featured on the cover of the journal CellClick here for a video that explains the research, or read a brief write-up in Science.  [Ou et al. 2018, Cell]

24 April 2018: Congratulations to all our students who presented research at the UW Oshkosh Celebration of Scholarship!  Further congratulations to biology undergraduates Joseph Mercen, Hannah Nauth, Konrad Fondrie, Phillip Gruber, and Hayley Vandenboom, and graduate students Jane Ballesteros, Shelby McIlheran, Kasey Stewart, Matthew Gondek, and Doua Yang, who have been awarded institutional grants to conduct research this summer.

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