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Biology Colloquium

Rachel Penczykowski
Environmental and genetic drivers of epidemiology within wild plant populations

Thursday, March 30, 3:30pm, 168 Noland Hall

Chad Paton
Diet-induced regulation of metabolic activity

Thursday, April 6, 3:30pm, 168 Noland Hall

Jose Dinneny

Stressed! How plants cope through dynamic responses

Thursday, April 13, 3:30pm, 168 Noland Hall

Spring 2017 Biology Colloquium Schedule


Phil Newmark, a developmental biologist studying the mysteries of how the body regenerates damaged tissue, will join the Morgridge Institute for Research and the University of Wisconsin—Madison Department of Zoology in fall 2016. - See more at:

Professor Jeff Hardin is one of ten UW-Madison faculty members appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) named professorships in 2017.

Summer classes in Zoology!

The Zoology Department is now accepting TA applications for the Fall 2017 semester. 

Danielle Writz, a Zoology Major, will be one of the two undergraduates taking part as a reader in the Madison Reads Leopold event.

Signing up for a Directed Study/Senior Thesis/Senior Honors Thesis?

Here is the course authorization form

Professor Jake Vander Zanden on zebra mussel invasion in Lake Mendota:

Zebra mussels invade Lake Mendota 

Professor Monica Turner's research on invasive Asian jumping worms was recently featured in the Washington Post:

Invasive ‘Jersey wriggler’ jumping worms devouring forest floors