Tag: Human Biology

Discovering new antibiotics is focus of Dec. 7 event at Lambeau Field

There are more than 200 registered and 67 posters ready for presentation for the Tiny Earth event at Lambeau Field on Dec. 7, 2018. “Tiny Earth undergraduate students from across Green Bay and Wisconsin bent on a mission to discovery new antibiotics are convening at Lambeau Field on Friday to present their research,” said UW-Green […]

Faculty note: Prof. Pearson published research

“Since vitamin K is so integral to good bone health, it is natural to assume that it may be used to treat certain bone problems. Research by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay found that vitamin K has a positive effect on bone mineral density and decreases fracture risk. The research was recently published in The Science of […]

Reminder: Volunteers sought for Echinacea study

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

Volunteers sought for Human Biology (Echinacea and the Immune System)

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

UW-Green Bay highlights importance of immunization to students

After the death of a UW-Madison student Eddy Bailey, who died of meningitis B, universities are emphasizing the importance of vaccines more than ever. Neither UW-Green Bay nor UW-Madison require vaccination against the disease, but both highly recommend it to their students. “We highlight it. It’s on our website,” said Amy Henniges, director of Counseling and […]

Friends and colleagues welcome to celebration of life for Dr. Herbert Sandmire

Longtime UW-Green Bay supporter Dr. Herbert F. Sandmire passed away on February 24,2018 at home in Green Bay. A Log post at the time summarized his decades-long advocacy for the University. In honor of Dr. Sandmire’s request there was no formal funeral service. A celebration of life is being held Sunday, August 12 at Heritage […]

UW-Green Bay biology student earns research grant

UW-Green Bay student Rebecca Malcore (Human Biology & Biology) received the Friends of Peninsula State Park grant for her effort in orchid research. Her research intends to characterize the fungal symbionts of certain orchid species at Peninsula State Park with the goal of finding out habitat requirements that may help conservation efforts. Malcore’s research findings are expected to be merged […]