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The Department of Microbiology at UW-La Crosse is a University of Wisconsin Center of Excellence! 

We are the only independent microbiology department among the UW comprehensive universities. We offer four different curricular tracks in the undergraduate microbiology major, and two Master of Science (M.S.) concentrations. TheClinical Laboratory Science major is also housed in our department, and provides outstanding employment opportunities using the skills of microbiology and chemistry to make clinical diagnoses.

Upcoming Events

Our Microbial Interaction with Built Environments
Simon Lax, University of Chicago
Thursday,  March 24th,  7 pm 1309 Centennial


Engineered Probiotics as Therapeutic Delivery Vehicles
Jan Peter van Pijkeren, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday,  April 8th,  2:30 pm 102 Wimberly

Alumni page

Welcome to the Alumni Page!


Reminisce a little by checking out pictures from the senior dinners and the winners of the senior or student of the year awards.



Microbiology 2014 Graduates
 Microbiology 2014 graduates


Clinical Lab Science 2014 Students
 CLS 2014 Students


Does the Microbiology Department have your information? Are you not sure? Has it recently changed? Please use our Alumni Update Form to make sure the department's information on you is current.