Tag: Biology

Faculty note: Grubisha publications

Assistant Prof. Lisa Grubisha (Biology) recently co-authored two publications. “Increased phylogenetic resolution within the ecologically important Rhizopogon subgenus Amylopogon using 10 anonymous nuclear loci” was published in the journal Mycologia in March 2017. The paper “Development of Anonymous Nuclear Loci for Pterospora andromedea (Monotropoideae) Using Illumina and Ion Torrent Sequencing Data” was published online early […]

UW-Green Bay researchers awarded for peer-reviewed report

Three UW-Green Bay researchers Prof. Robert Howe (Biology), Cofrin Center for Biodiversity Center Research Specialist Erin Giese and recent ES&P graduate Nick Walton are part of a team that has been recognized by two national awards for the publication of a peer-reviewed USDA Technical Report on monitoring bird populations in western Great Lakes forests. Awards include […]

UW-Green Bay students have a field day monitoring fish in restored wetlands on the west shore of Green Bay

Environmental Science Students Monitoring Fish

Environmental Science and Biology students had a field day monitoring more than 100 fish at a restored wetland on the west shore of Green Bay. The students, under the direction of Assistant Prof. Patrick Forsythe, are analyzing, measuring and tagging fish, as well as conducting experiments to measure fish egg mortality. The Wisconsin Department of […]

Four will square-off for WiSys Quick Pitch, Thursday, April 6

Four UW-Green Bay students will compete for the first-ever WiSys Quick Pitch competition, beginning at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the 1965 Room, University Union. The competitors: -Marla Cherney, Public and Environmental Affairs, “A Policy Analysis of the Gray Wolf Species in Wisconsin” -Maria Otto, Biology, “Anuran habitat use in the Lower Green […]

UW-Green Bay’s ‘Spider Man’ Prof. Draney on WPR

Associate Prof. Michael Draney (Biology) was featured in an hour-long segment on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show. He discussed his expertise in spiders and the new study that reports spiders worldwide eat 400 to 800 million tons of insects per year. That is the equivalent weight of 85 million elephants. Listen to the piece Credit […]

UW-Green Bay students present research funded by Cofrin Research Grants, March 7

Subjects include endangered species, ecological indicators and green exercise GREEN BAY – Five University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will report on research conducted in three UW-Green Bay natural areas at the 28th Annual Cofrin Student Symposium from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Since 1987, more […]

Natural and Applied Sciences Spring 2017 Seminar Series begins Feb. 3

The Natural & Applied Sciences Spring 2017 Seminar Series begins on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Kirti Yenkie, post-doctoral researcher (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering), UW-Madison, will speak about “Separation Networks for Recovery of Bio-Based Chemicals: A Roadmap for Matching Biological and Process Feasibility.” Yenkie’s presentation is part of the UW-System Women and Science Postdoctoral Seminar Program. NAS […]

UW-Green Bay and partners work on restoring lower Green Bay by seeding 20 acres of wild rice

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“We left this bay [Green Bay] to enter the river [Fox River] that discharges into it; it is very beautiful at its Mouth, and flows gently; it is full of bustards, ducks, teal and other birds, attracted thither by the wild oats of which they are very fond.” Midwest missionary and explorer Father Marquette describes […]

Mycology students visit local mushroom farm founded by UWGB alumnus

UW–Green Bay students received a tour of Field and Forest Products, Inc. (FFP) in Peshtigo, Wisconsin as part of Assistant Prof. Lisa Grubisha’s (Biology) mycology course. Owners Joe Krawczyk and Mary Ellen Kozak started their sustainable mushroom growing business 33 years ago after they met in UWGB’s mycology course taught by the late Prof. Ganga […]