Undergraduate combines biochemistry, environmental studies with community engagement in Rwanda

It’s easy to make a difference through an award that’s named after the Wisconsin Idea, and Jacob Olson is doing just that. The biochemistry and environmental studies major traveled to Rwanda this past summer through a Morgridge Center for Public Service Wisconsin Idea Fellowship that helped him combine his education with public service and community engagement.

Students succeed in undergraduate poster competition at ASBMB Annual Meeting

For years, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Biochemistry has sent undergraduates to the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) annual meeting to participate in its undergraduate research poster contest. The students are always successful and bring home numerous awards, and the 2018 annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. was no exception.

Biochemistry 501 Brings Technology and Flipped Classroom to Summer Term

Biochemistry 501: Introduction to Biochemistry is being taught in the summer for the first time, and with the support of a grant to bring active learning and technology into the classroom, the class has all the right elements for success. The introductory class, offered by the Department of Biochemistry in the College of Agricultural and Life …

Women in Science Workshop

For one week in August the Weibel lab has been joined by two young scientists. Led by Katie Brenner, winner of 2014 Women in Science Fellowship, Ms. Autumn Greco from New York, NY and Ms. Jamese Mangum from Washington DC have joined the group for a week of intensive research. Throughout the week the students …